7 Houseplants to Increase Oxygen Levels For Your Living Space

Homiful.com -- Taking care of plants brings you more benefits. Plants make your home more aesthetically pleasing. Moreover, some plants produce oxygen, which can improve the quality of the air around you. These plants will actively boost energy, mental strength, even at your current immunity level.

Here is a list of 7 houseplants to increase oxygen levels for your living space.

1. Aloe Vera


A succulent perennial known to be beneficial to skin health. Aloe vera is simple to grow both indoors and outdoors. This plant releases oxygan at night and actively remove benzene and formaldehyde pollutants produces by room paint or varnish during the night.

2. Gerbera Daisy


In NASA's Clean Air Study,  Gerbera daisies were identified as a good plant for cleaning air pollutants such as formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and benzene.

This beautiful flowering plant also emits oxygen at night. Place them near other their green plant to increase the amount of oxygen in your living space.

3. Pothos


Pothos deserves to be the number one plant as an oxygen-boosting plant. In the research with titled ''Profiling of Indoor Plant to Deteriorate Carbon Dioxide Using Low Light Intensity'', pothos shows to reduce CO2 levels from 454 PPM to 425 PPM. 

Pothos plant also actively works to reduce CO2 in closed chamber. Thus, this plant also increases oxygen levels.

4. Areca palm


Make room for the areca palm in your home. These slow-growing plants will increase the humidity and oxygen levels in your living space. Don't limit yourself to just one areca palm; two large areca palm plants in a 100-square-foot area will significantly increase oxygen levels.

5. Christmas cactus


The Christmas cactus is a flowering succulent that you cannot miss. This lovely succulent survives well from generation to generation. An article from the University of Connecticut says the Christmas cactus produces oxygen at night. These beautiful plants use CO2 to produce oxygen during photosynthesis.

6. Dumb Cane


The dumb cane, or dieffenbachia, increases the oxygen levels in the home. The dumb cane actively reduces CO2 levels for 24 hours. This green plant also cleans the air of acetone, benzene, formaldehyde, and toluene. 

7. Peace lily


Peace lily provides moisture and increase oxygen levels. This plant raises oxygen levels by almost 25%. Make your room fresher and cooler. The green leaves will give you a tropical vibe, while the white lily gives you a lovely look.

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Author : Yeni
Editor : Munawaroh
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