Indoor air can contain more toxins and chemicals than outdoor air. To me this is very worrying as everything in your home is exposed to indoor air.
It’s best to reduce chemical exposure in any way possible, but in today’s chemical laden world, it is practically impossible to completely avoid harmful toxins. For the remaining chemicals in indoor air, there are some natural ways to help reduce your family’s exposure.
Houseplants are a great option for reducing toxins in indoor air through doing some research with my mother in law who is very green fingered we have come up with a few plants that will help keep your indoor air clean.
- Spider plant http://amzn.to/2rwjaCA
- Aloe Vera potted house plant http://amzn.to/2rPl8Ph
- Snake plant Also called “Mother in Law’s Tongue. This plant is one of the best for filtering it’ll thrive with low light and steamy humid conditions while helping filter out air pollutants a perfect plant for a bathroom.
- Boston Fern- Easy to grow, good at filtering the air, and resilient.
- Bromeliads – Tropical looking and colourful – great at filtering the air
- Yucca- Good at filtering the air but needs a lot of light. http://amzn.to/2sz2UiL
Another great option is home dehumidifiers as these rapidly remove excess moisture and help prevent mould and mildew. These are such an efficient way for a healthier home.
A dehumidifier will also reduce condensation, condensation can contribute to damp and mould growth and they inhibit dust mites.
If you don’t own a tumble drier a dehumidifier can be helpful in speeding up the clothes drying process.
If you are interested in purchasing one I have put a link for you here. http://www.vax.co.uk/air-dehumidifiers
Pure Beeswax Candles can also help clean the air by releasing negative ions into the air. These negative ions can bind with toxins and help remove them from the air.
Salt lamps are another natural way to clean indoor air. They are made from Himalayan salt crystals and just like the candles they release negative ions in to the air to help clean it. They are also a beautiful light source. Click here for some great affordable salt lamps. http://amzn.to/2rP85xd
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As always thank you for reading
Lynsey Queen of Clean xoxo