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 Air Purifying Plants 
  Give your home a healthy breath of fresh air...
Chemicals are used to treat raw materials like wood, paint, plastic, paper, leather and rubber. These materials are in turn, used to make household items and products like carpets, furniture, wall paint, shoes & bags, news paper and cleaning agents. These products frequently contain traces of chemicals like benzene, formaldehyde and trichloroethylene.  

These indoor air pollution can cause irritated or dry mucous membranes in the eyes, nose, respiratory tract and throat. It may also cause dizziness, fatigue, fever, forgetfulness, headaches, irritability, lethargy and nausea. Some species of indoor plants are effective in air purifying. A 15cm sized plant is good for 9 cubic m of air space or a size of a small bedroom. 
Air purifying plants available in Gardens by the Bay and Botanic Garden gift shops are planted in self-watering pots. Benefits of planting in Self-watering pots: 

Low maintenance - change of water once every 1 - 2 weeks to prevent growth of algae

No risk of mosquito-breeding - Water is not exposed for mosquito breeding - NEA compliant

No dirty-looking soil deposit - the plant is planted in German Leca chips, not in soil. Use liquid fertilizer. 
  Roots can establish readily inside the pot 

Air purifying plants suitable for places with bright light

Areas where morning sunlight can penetrate in or with 8-10 hours of LED lighting of 60 watt e.g. living room with wide span of glass window, open air car garage, bright air well and patio.
Dracaena purple compacta

Baby Rubber Plant
Pepperomia Obtusifolia 

Umbrella Tree
Schefflera Arboricola Variegata

Golden Pothos
Scindapsus Aureus
Air purifying plants suitable for places with indirect light

Areas such as front room/living room, car porch, bright kitchen where adjacent/filtered light source of 4-6 hours lighting is received per day

Maiden Hair Fern
Adiantum caudatum

Spider Plant
Chorophytum comosum

Dracaena compacta Lemon Lime

English Ivy
Hedera helix

Philodendron Micans Velvet Leaf

Pothos N'joy
Scindapsus aureus

Pothos Silver Lady
Scindapsus Pictus

Pothos Dark Form
Scindapsus Treubii

Syngonium Red Arrow
Syngonium erythrophyllum
Air purifying plants suitable for places with dim light

Areas receives low filter light with minimum of 3-4 hours lighting per day. Places such as toilet, lounge and study room

Corn Plant
Dracaena Fragrans

Money Plant
Philodendron cordatum

Gold Mother's-in-law Tongue
Sanservieria hahnii

Peach Lily
Spathiphyllum wallisii