Improve your indoor air quality by adding a few houseplants to your interior décor. NASA and the Associated Landscape Contractors of America (now known as PLANET) joint research found that flowering and foliage plants help remove gases given off from building materials and furnishings that lead to “sick building syndrome”. All you need is 15 to 18 tabletop or larger (6 to 8 inch containers) houseplants to improve the air quality in an average 1800 square foot home. Their top 15 houseplant recommendations include:
1. Heartleaf Philodendron - Philodendron scandens 'Oxycardium'