A room or a house with a high humidity environment is conducive to mold and damp, odor and appearance of undesirable pests that may have consequences not only for the furniture and equipment in the house, but for the family health. Even if there are technical and effective means to help you keep it under control, you can resort to Mother Nature who, as always, has solutions to any problems. Here are 5 plants that absorb humidity from the room.
Tillandsia. What is particular to this plant is that it doesn’t need soil to grow. It finds all the nutrients, including water, in the atmosphere, hence its high capacity to absorb humidity. It grows in globes or in well ventilated glass containers so that the plant has access to vital resources.
Peace lily is another plant that absorbs water vapor from the atmosphere using its leaves. It is a beautiful flower that resists darkness and, more importantly, will purify the air in the room. The flower only needs plenty of water, otherwise it does its job of filtering toxins from the air while entertaining you with its strong fragrance.
The English ivy is a plant with foliage, a little pretentious, which, like those mentioned earlier, absorbs toxins from the atmosphere. Easy to maintain, it grows in tight spaces and it doesn’t require much natural light. Put it in a hanging pot, high placed, to be more effective in its mission of freshening the air.
Experts say the Boston fern is the best natural weapon in the fight against mildew, purifying the air of toxins. You’ll shoot three birds with one stone because the plant has an important decorative role, bringing an exotic taste to your interiors.
The Bamboo palm is an ideal choice for a potted plant. Originating from tropical areas, this plant is an expert in humidity absorption using its leaf. Keep it in an area with low light, otherwise it can grow too much for a room’s space.