7 Houseplants To Increase Oxygen Levels For Your Living Space

Homiful.com -- Making houseplants as decorative element in the house is the best way to get a better feel and air. Some plants have been shown to be able to produce or increase oxygen levels for the living space. Some can even help filter out indoor air pollutants. That's why, houseplants can make the surrounding environment feel cooler. 

Find out 7 Houseplants To Increase Oxygen Levels For Your Living Space.

1. Christmas Cactus (Schlumbergera bridgesii)


According to an article published by the University of Connecticut, Christmas cactus can emits oxygen at night. This plant actively use carbon dioxide into oxygen and glucose during photosynthesis. Thus, it increases the oxygen level in the air. This plant also has colorful flowers, which will add a splash of beauty to your living space.

2. Areca Palm


Areca palm can absorb carbon dioxide, then release oxygen. Just like Sansevieria, areca palm can also neutralize harmful chemical such as benzene, formaldehyde, xylene or toluene. Caring for this plant can help to increase oxygen levels in the surroundings.

3. Orchid


Dendrobium hybrid orchid flower has a beautiful appearance with white flowers. This orchid can be placed in  the shade. This plant is also very suitable as a bedroom plant. Because orchids release oxygen at night. Make you sleep better.

4. Fern


Fern acts as an absorber of "pollutant" substances that can cause environmental pollution such as water and air. In addition, fern plants will convert carbon dioxide into oxygen, which can also refresh the room.

5. Aloe Vera


Aloe vera is said to be one of the plants that provide 24 hour oxygen. However, in fact, aloe vera gives off oxygen at night. This plant need a little to no maintenance. You can place them on the bathroom to get a fresh, clean bathroom with aloe vera inside.

6. Weeping Fig


According to research conducted by Pukyong National University, Busan, South Korea, banyan tree are quite success in reducing Co2 concentration from the air. In addition, the presence of Ficus Benjamina or weeping fig plant can increase oxygen levels by a large difference. Weeping fig is also a powerful plant to filter out harmful pollutants, such as formaldehyde, benzene and more.

7. Dracaena


Draceana can be trusted to be a reliable oxygen-producing plant. The plant able to control the humidity of the surrounding air. Not only that, dracaena is also considered capable of boosting the mood of those who see it.

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Author : Yeni
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