3 easy-care houseplants that improve indoor air quality

If you’re looking for a healthy addition to your home, but you’re not that good with plants, here I’m leaving you 3 low maintance houseplants (and care tips) that will improve the looks of your home and purify your indoor’s air naturally. 🌱



〰️ GOLDEN POTHOS (Epipremnum aureum)

• Also known as: Pothos, Devil’s Ivy, Devil’s vine, Money plant

• Light: Best in bright, indirect light, but will tolerate medium and low light

• Water: Water it when the top half soil is dry (if leaves turn yellow, it can be a sign that you’re giving it too much water)

• Eliminates: Benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, carbon monoxide

• Toxicity: Toxic to pets and humans if ingested and can be irritant to the skin if touched




〰️ SPIDER PLANT (Chlorophytum comosum)


• Also known as: Spider ivy

• Light: Bright to indirect light. Never in direct sun as it will burn the leaves

• Water: Water it when the top half soil is dry

• Eliminates: Formaldehyde, xylene, toluene, carbon monoxide

• Toxicity: Nontoxic to pets or humans






〰️ SNAKE PLANT (Dracaena trifasciata)

• Also known as: Mother-in-law's tongue, Saint George's sword

• Light: Best in bright, indirect light, but will tolerate medium, low light and a bit of direct sunlight

• Water: Water when you can see the soil is completely dry

• Eliminates: CO2, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene (ideal to have in the bedroom since it absorbs CO2 and releases oxygen at night)

• Toxicity: Nontoxic to pets or humans