10. Garden Mums
While garden mums are lively and colorful and look as if they were more of an outside plant, they are inexpensive and great at removing ammonia, benzene, formaldehyde, and xylene from the air. This plant requires bright, filtered light near a window. Water only when the soil is dry to the touch.
9. English Ivy
If you’re looking for a great hanging plant, look no further than the English ivy. The plant is also known to filter out formaldehyde and is the number one air-filtering houseplant. It is also great for people who tend to be sensitive to smoke. Place the plant in indirect light and don’t let it dry out.
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Probably one of the most popular indoor plants, ferns can increase air humidity and boost the moisture in the surrounding air to prevent your skin from becoming too dry. The plant’s soil should be wet but never soggy. Keep in mind that the plant thrives best when placed in indirect light.