When people think of allergies, they think of springtime. However, more people are suffering from allergies year-round. Medicines help, but if you’re looking for a natural way to ease allergy pain, it’s important to clean the air your home. Skip air sprays and fresheners as they can cause adverse reactions. Nature has a natural cure for cleaning the air of pollutants and toxins in the air that won’t send you running for Kleenex.

Make your houseplants do double-duty by putting these top 10 air purifying plants to work.

  1. Areca Palm
  2. Lady Palm
  3. Bamboo Palm
  4. Rubber Plant
  5. Dracaena
  6. English Ivy
  7. Dwarf Date Palm
  8. Ficus
  9. Boston Fern
  10. Peace Lily

Place one plant in a space, allowing for 10 square yards of floor space for room with 8 to 9 foot ceilings. To get good air quality in a room, 2 or 3 plants will do the trick.

You can find these plants at your local nursery and even some grocery stores have them in stock. Show your houseplants some love and they’ll love you back!

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