By Neha Yadav
Published Oct 19, 2023

Hindustan Times

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6 plants to purify air during winters

The winter season is that time of the year when smoke and fog get trapped in the atmosphere leading to a poor Air Quality Index (AQI) that can cause various health problems

Here are some plants that you can add to your space to purify the air in winters

Spider plant

This plant can spruce up your indoors. It has air-purifying properties that help eliminate toxic compounds such as formaldehyde and xylene from the airĀ 

Bamboo Palm plant

The bamboo palm plant helps eliminate harmful elements from the air such as benzene and formaldehyde and provides fresh oxygen. It looks great indoors as it has a tall stem and grows up to 5 to 8 feet tall

Devil's Ivy plant

Also known as the money plant, this climber is a good indoor plant for winters as it thrives in medium sunlight and water. It purifies air by filtering out chemicals such as formaldehyde, xylene, benzene and carbon monoxide

English Ivy plant

This climber is also known as hedera helix. It adapts well to indoor conditions and grows well in low-light spaces. It helps get rid of toxic elements like trichloroethylene and benzene from the air inside your home

Peace Lily

This beautiful plant fights against indoor pollutants by eliminating toxic gases like carbon monoxide and formaldehyde. It is a perfect indoor plant to add to your space during winters


This plant is an air plant that does not require soil to grow. It filters toxic gases in the air and provides fresh oxygen