The best… according to NASA… If these plants are good enough to filter the air of the space station, surely they’re good enough for your home!

Having good indoor air quality is very important, especially since many of us spend so much time inside.

air filtering plants

NASA did a study to find out which plants were best for air-filtering the space station, and the agency’s findings are available to all. Read on to see which houseplants are best to filter the air (not only producing oxygen from CO2, but also absorbing benzene, formaldehyde and/or trichloroethylene.)

You can also see the best air-filtering plants for formaldehyde, xylene and toluene.

All photos: Wikipedia
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This story was originally written on Mnn.com for Treehugger. 

 

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