With rising air pollution in not only urban areas but also rural and semi-urban, air-purifying plants have become essential to our physical and mental wellbeing. While all plants purify the air, air-purifying indoor plants remove a wide range of toxins from indoor air. These plants not only improve indoor air quality, but they also look stunning from a home décor perspective.
Ugaoo is India’s leading online plant shop that boasts of a wide range of indoor plants that clean your indoor air as well as up your home décor game. They come in all shapes and sizes and also in stunning foliage colours. There is a wide variety of indoor air purifying plants that can live in direct to indirect light to low light conditions. Ugaoo is the best destination to buy air purifying plants online in India and it also has a range of plants that are listed on NASA’s list of air-purifying plants. Our air purifying plants clean a range of house toxins such as volatile organic compounds, carbon monoxides, nitrous oxides, and so on. We sell premium quality plants that are grown under expert care in our own nurseries.
All the plants you order get delivered to your doorstep as soon as possible in the best condition and come in self-watering planters that lessen your gardening effort. All our plants are healthy and grow well in Indian weather conditions. Ugaoo also sells all the gardening supplies and equipment required for an excellent gardening experience. We have a great range of gardening hand tools, soilless potting mixes, vermicompost, fertilizers, pesticides, and much more. All Ugaoo plants are shipped to you in best-in-class packaging that keeps your plant safe in transit so that the plant that reaches your home is the one you see on the website.
Frequently Asked Questions
Which are the top 5 air purifying plants? What is the best indoor plant to clean the air?
The top 5 air purifier plants for home as per the NASA list are Spider Plant, Money Plant, Peace Lily, Aglaonema, and bamboo palm amongst many others. Ugaoo has an extensive list of air purifying plants. All our air purifying plants thrive indoors, however, some of the easiest to maintain air purifying plants are Sansevierias, Philodendrons, Peace lily, and aglaonema.
How does the air purifying plants purify the air? How do air purifying plants work?
Air purifying plants are excellent air purifiers and they do so by eliminating the household toxins and several other contaminants in the air. They breathe in the air toxins and break them down and turn them into plant nutrients through the process of photosynthesis. They also take in indoor air toxins through the soil surface and turn them into plant nutrition and releasing fresh oxygen in your homes. Such plants help your overall well-being and improve your health in many ways. They promote positivity around you and help you balance your mind, body, and soul.
Is it dangerous to have plants in your bedroom?
No, it is not dangerous to have plants in the bedroom. In fact, having plants in the bedroom is essential for good air quality and hence better night sleep. It is especially a good idea to keep plants like areca palm, sansevierias, spider plants, and aloe vera amongst many others as they release oxygen even at night.
Are plants better than air purifiers?
Air purifying indoor plants is undoubtedly better than air purifiers for many reasons. They are one-time investments and do not require any power to work other than light and water. Furthermore, their capacity to purify air increases as they grow with time. Most importantly they do not recirculate the same air but actively generate more oxygen while eliminating toxins from the air. They also add to the beauty of your home and give you a sense of belonging.
How effective are plants at purifying air? Which chemicals can plants remove from air?
Plants are excellent at purifying the air and they are also great at reducing the ambient temperature. They eliminate a range of toxins from the air such as viruses and carbon dioxide, ammonia, other poisonous oxides, and cancer causing volatile organic compounds that are released from cleaning agents and paints.
Which plant gives oxygen 24 hours? What indoor plant gives off the most oxygen?
Plants are excellent oxygen generators, some more so than the others because they either generate oxygen 24x7 or more than the others. Some of the best oxygen generating plants are areca palms, money plants, sansevierias, peace lily, and aglaonemas amongst many others. While sansevierias, aloe veras, spider plants, areca palms, peace lily generate air 24x7.
How many plants do you need to purify a room?
While with plants it is always the more the merrier, for the sake of practicality you will need a minimum of 2 air-purifying plants per 100-square feet of floor space in a medium sized (6-8 inch diameter) planters for improvement in indoor air quality.
Which indoor plants are safe for pets as well?
You might be excited to adorn your house with various plants that not only beautify your home but also purify the air you breathe in. However, you should consider which of these plants are safe for your pets. Many indoor plants for air purification like Money plants, palms, spider plants, boston fern, bamboo, and wax plant are completely safe for your pet. So you can go ahead and select from this range of plants and enjoy breathing fresh air with your pet!