6. Spider Plant
Spider plants are true fighters.
They can clear up to 90% of the formaldehyde in the air of your home (1). This chemical is a potential carcinogen and is found in most buildings. Common sources of formaldehyde include adhesives, grout and fillers used during construction.
Spider plants also absorb odours and fumes, improving overall air quality for you and your family.
Valerian is a perennial that blooms in the summer and smells sweet. It requires about 6 hours of full sunlight a day.
The blooms were a popular perfume component in the 16th century. The root, on the other hand, was used in tea and tincture to treat insomnia.
If you’re having trouble sleeping, breathing in its scent will speed up the process (10).