Most of the plants in our indoor range are involved in tropical or subtropical environments. Gue to their ability to flourish on reduced sunlight. Their leaf composition allows them to photosynthesize well in household light. Scientific studies reinforce the positive effect living plants can have on the health and well being of people. Research evidently shows that indoor plants help with;
Improves air quality
Reduce sick building syndrome
Increase productivity and performance
Lower Stress and negative feelings
Indoor air pollutants have been ranked among the top five environmental risks to public health. Stagnant indoor environments allow volatile organic compounds such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxides, pesticides, and disinfectants to build up causing symptoms ranging from allergies. The common indoor pollutants that affect our health are;
Benzene, which is commonly found in glue, paint, plastics and detergents.
Formaldehyde; which is released by many household cleaning products, among them pressed woods, some types of foam insulation, paper products, some paints and varnishes, and permanent-press fabrics
Trichloroethylene; which can be introduced to indoor air through lacquers, varnishes, and gasoline.
Xylene, & Toluene; solvent typically used in the leather, rubber, and printing industries.
Ammonia; cleaning household products.