4. Red-Edged Dracaena
This colorful bright plant can grow up to 15 feet tall and can perfectly adorn the loneliest of corners in your home. While it is big, it also helps in removing toxins such as xylene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde from the surrounding air. The plant grows best when placed in bright indirect light and only watered when the soil is dry.
3. Spider Plant
While the name of the plant does fit its leggy and long growing leaves, the spider plant is great at fighting pollutants, especially formaldehyde and carbon dioxide, two chemicals that are found in cigarette smoke. This plant does need access to indirect light and should only be watered once a week.Related: 7 Plants to Keep Your Home Naturally Cool
2. Bamboo Plant
The bamboo plant will bring you more than good luck! This elegant plant can help eliminate formaldehyde, benzene, carbon monoxide, xylene, and chloroform from the air. You get your money’s worth from this plant! Place the plant in indirect sunlight and change the water once a week.
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For all cactus lovers, this is the next best thing to bring into your home. Not only does it remove formaldehyde from the air, but the gel inside the plant can treat sunburns and psoriasis. Keep the plant in sunny spots and water every three weeks.