12 Indoor House Plants That Purifies the Air

Air Purity in Homes is a Priority. And to achieve this we have listed 12 indoor house plants that purify the Air. Homes are mostly polluted by two major categories of Pollutants. This includes;


Pollutants that fall into this group include Dust Particles, Mold Spores, and Pollen.

-Volatile Organic Compounds:

Like Gases from Paints, Wallpapers, carpeting, Plastics, and Solvents


We picked out the best plants that are good at purifying the room of pollutants. And emanating oxygen in the same arm. It is worthwhile to remind you that in elementary biology we were taught that green plants give off oxygen while they take in carbon dioxide. As a reminder, global warming is partly a result of the decrease in plants.



They are ranked the highest in Air purification. The Mums as they are fondly called most times appear like pompons or buttons which are really decorative and can serve a decorative function too. These Mums help in cleaning the Air of Toxins and Particulates of dust or Spores. Some Species of the Chrysanthemum are boiled to make tea. The cineraria folium species of the Chrysanthemum contains pyrethrum which is economically important as an insecticide.

Spider Plants (Chlorophytum Comosum)

Chlorophytum comosum aka spider plant, airplane plant, St Bernard lily, spider ivy or ribbon plant

Most persons address this Plant as Spider Ivy. This Plant is Native to tropical and southern Africa and grows about 24 inches tall. According to NASA’s Clean Air Study, The Chlorophytum Comosum is efficient in eliminating household airborne toxins like Xylene. It is also highly responsive to Oxygen production. Spider Plants are known to reduce indoor house pollution by 70%.

Hedera Helix

Hedera Helix

The common name for this plant is English Ivy. The English Ivy is a climbing plant that is well adapted for Indoor growth. The Flowers of this ivy are produced from late summer until late Autumn. Producing berry-like fruits. The Hedera helix has an innate ability to cool down environments in summer while providing insulation during winter. It is the Perfect Aesthetic plant for beautifying home interiors.

In the use of the H.Helix. Careful planning is necessary because, without this, The ivy could cause damage to walls if not contained well enough.

Peace Lillies (Spathiphyllum)

peace lily

This Plant is Superb for indoor decoration and/or Aesthetics. It is made up of 47 different species and can grow indoors in the presence of moderate lighting and Moderate soil moisture levels. This plant among all others is one of the favorite plants for house decorators. In recent research carried out by NASA. The Peace Lily emerged as one of the top plants for Purifying Air in Homes. It is Known Through research to break down gases such as carbon Monoxide, Benzene, and formaldehyde.

Chinese evergreen: (Aglaonema)

Chinese evergreen

The Aglaonema is known to emit high Oxygen content owing to its large leaf. According to the categorization from NASA in a recent study about plants that Purify the air. Aglaonema is one of the top indoor plants for the purpose of beautification and Purifying the Air in the room.

There are other ways of keeping your home Purified aside from Indoor House plants.

-Keeping your Homes Well Cleaned

-Make sure Air pollutants are kept far away from the home. These pollutants include gases from rotten or compromised materials. E.T.C

Increase Ventilation in Your Homes. Keep doors and windows wide open to let in fresh air from the outside.

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