When thinking about green living room is very important to take account of your indoor air for health improvement and this can be achieved by purifying houseplants. Different types of indoor plants most suitable for cleaning indoor air of harmful chemical elements such as formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide.
Formaldehyde is found in almost every type of indoor environment. Some of the main sources of formaldehyde are insulating materials and pressed wood products used in furniture production. It is used in common consumer products such as tissues, paper towels, shopping bags and wax paper.
Many household products containing formaldehyde, along with a floor adhesives, permanent press clothing and carpet backing. gas, kerosene, and cigarette smoke release formaldehyde fumes. The good news is that you can of course use formaldehyde houseplants clean the air.
Adding houseplants to your home or workspace can help to combat the unhealthy effects of formaldehyde, such as irritation of the eyes, nose and throat, headache and allergic contact dermatitis.
Benzene is a solvent that is present in gasoline, rubber, plastics, oil and paint. Benzene is irritating to eyes and skin, with long-term exposure causes weakness, nausea, blurred vision, headaches, tremors, liver and kidney damage, irregular heartbeat, respiratory disorders, fainting and paralysis, anemia, and disease of the bone marrow. Benzene is a chemical that is not fun, but you can help clear it out of your environment with houseplants.
Carbon monoxide is a colorless gas with a smell that does not occur when fossil fuels are not completely burned in the house. We are very familiar with the stories of carbon monoxide poisoning due to inadequate or blocked oil furnace running in the winter. Carbon monoxide replaces oxygen in your blood, literally suffocating. While mild cases of lead poisoning carbon monoxide for flu-like symptoms in patients, death is often the result of a severe CO poisoning. While carbon monoxide detectors are widely available for domestic combustion of fossil fuels, is also a good idea for indoor plants with a natural ability to work together to eliminate from the air.
After learning about the unhealthy effects of toxic elements so often found in our homes and workplaces will be very useful to know that there is a green solution to avoid consuming this poison. As often happens, the earth itself can protect us against many harmful elements that people have a safe amount is not released to the environment.
To help in reducing formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide from the air, a number of top choices for indoor plants are:
* Bamboo Palm
* Gerbera Daisy
* Peace Lilly
* Chinese Evergreen
* Mass cane / Corn Plant
* Pot Mum
Any combination of indoor plants will help reduce the toxic effects of formaldehyde, benzene and carbon monoxide. Most of the plants we enjoy in our homes and workplaces, so why not choose the best to clean your indoor air of the three most common toxic substances and toxic? Environmental experts recommend the use of indoor plants at the base of a plant six inches for each one hundred meters covered space, so as to maintain a healthy environment.