Air-Purifying Plants You Should Bring Home This Diwali
Diwali is a festival of lights. It is all about decorations, delicious snacks, meeting friends and relatives and lots of fireworks.
But what about Diwali pollution? Have you ever thought how to make your Diwali pollution free?
Do you know that Crackers are not A Part of Traditional Diwali?
Yes, we Indian have been celebrating Diwali since 1000 years,but gunpowder that is used to make crackers entered India by mid 14th century. Crackers harm our environment and us. Harmful pollutants and smoke pollute the air we breathe and increase the risk of breathing problems in kids and asthma patients.
This Diwali let’s avoid crackers and bring air purifying plants home. Also, these plants will be a wonderful Diwali gift for your friends and relatives.
Air-Purifying Plants To Bring Home This Diwali
1. Aloe Vera Air Filtering Plant-
Aloe vera leaf extract is used to soothe burn and sunburn. But do you know that aloe vera plant can remove formaldehyde, benzene and other harmful solvents from the air?
It is succulent and does not require much water. Just keep in any corner of your house,and it will keep purifying the air around.
2. Boston Fern Air Purifier Plant –
It is a popular houseplant and is a powerful air purifier. It targets common toxins and mold. It cleans air from humid and cool locations with indirect sunlight. It is an ideal plant for houses that are exposed to city pollution. If you have breathing issues or asthma, do bring this plant to your home so that you can breathe clean air.
3. Peace lily Air Filtering Plant-
This plant effectively removes formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and benzene from its surroundings. It also increases the level of oxygen and thus purifies the air. It is best for your home if your home is exposed to heavy cleaning solvents, car fumes, fuel fumes, smoke and city smog.
4. Money plant Air Filtering Plant-
Money plant improves the all over quality of air. It reduces formaldehyde, toluene, benzene and xylene from the air. It is great for patients suffering from asthma and cities that are exposed to high smog.
5. Areca Palm Air Filtering Plant-
Areca Palm helps to remove xylene and toluene from the surrounding air and improve the air quality. If you have asthma bring this plant to your home will be great for you.
6. Spider Plant Air Filtering Plant-
Spider plant promote the purification if air and decreases the level of toluene, formaldehyde and xylene from the surrounding air.
7. Snake Plant Air Filtering Plant-
Snake plant is a potent air filtering plant. You can even keep it in the bathroom as it is particularly lively in humid and moist areas. It cleans the formaldehyde from the air. It sucks carbon dioxide and releases oxygen even at night. This is why you should keep it in your bedrooms.
Dear Readers Festivals are to enjoy and bring happiness, health and prosperity. Diwali pollution is a serious concern. Let’s pledge to celebrate this Diwali noise and smoke-free by saying no to crackers.
Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta: Professionally a homeopathic doctor and a dietician Dr. Ritu Kumari Gupta is passionate about writing health and parenting blogs. She believes in holistic approach towards health and well being.