lunes, 15 de julio de 2013

8 Plants That Remove Airborne Contaminants


48 2832 26 3 7 3007 Share Some common indoor plants have shown to be particularly adapted to reducing airborne contaminants, such as: Household products, dry cleaned clothing, paints and thinners, furniture cleaning supplies, gasoline, building materials and even tobacco smoke.

Plants that remove contaminants(toxins):
Sources: NASA, University of Georgia, Wolverton Environmental Services, University of Technology, Sydney, Photos: Costa Farms.
English Ivy: - Benzene, toluene, octane, alpha-pinene and trichloro-ethylene, formaldehyde
Mother-in-law's Tongue - Alcohol, acetone, benzene, formaldehyde, xylene
Weeping Fig - Formaldehyde, ammonia, n-hexane, benzene
Peace Lily - Acetone - ammonia, benzene, ethyl acetate, formaldehyde, methyl alcohol, trichloroethylene, xylene, n-hexane, toluene
Devils Ivy - Carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, benzene
Flamingo Flower - Ammonia, formaldehyde, toluene, xylene, benzene
Janet Craig - Trichlorethylene, formaldehyde, benzene
Asparagus Fern - Benzene - toluene, octane, alpha-pinene and trichloroethylene

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