We need oxygen to breathe and also for our cells, tissues and organs to function well. Our red blood cells carry oxygen to all parts of our body and it is important that we sustain sufficient amounts of fresh oxygen always.
Plants are one good source of fresh oxygen as they absorb carbon dioxide and release oxygen in a process known as photosynthesis
It is important that we stay close to nature by having plants in our home as they do more than just act as a decorative item.
Some plants can uptake carbon dioxide during the night as well because of their ability to perform a type of photosynthesis called Crassulacean Acid Metabolism (CAM).
The Peepal Tree Is Great For Your Home
The botanical name of this tree is Ficus religiosa and it is very special as it takes in CO2 during the day and releases oxygen during the night. It also has the ability to perform Crassulacean Acid Metabolism which is a form of photosynthesis. This tree goes by many names such as sacred fig, Bodhi tree and bo tree is commonly found in India, Southwest China, the Himalayan foothills and Southeast Asia. It is a very useful tree and a great addition to your home to boost your oxygen levels.
The experts say that the Spider Plant is also a champion cleanser of air. The NASA tests showed it to remove around 90% of the potentially cancer-causing chemical formaldehyde from the air. And we all know that this harmful ingredient is found in common household products like adhesives, grout and fillers, which means that it’s always a good idea to keep one of these plants around. In addition to cleansing the air, it will also absorb odors and fumes as well as sustaining oxygen levels in the room, promoting better sleep.
This incredible plant has the ability to convert CO2 during the daytime to oxygen at night. According to the experts, you will have to put a few plants with good size in your bedroom in order to obtain its full benefits.
The snake plant can remove formaldehyde, a toxin most commonly found in indoor air, released by adhesives, facial tissues, drapes, tobacco smoke, paints, plywood, furniture, floor coverings, ceiling tiles, upholstery, stain varnishes, fabrics, etc.