15 Best Office Plants to Improve Your Health and Purify the Air
Plants don’t just make your home or office space look nice, they’re also good for your health! Did you know that having a plant in a room for just one day can remove up to 87% of toxins? Or that indoor air can be 12 times more polluted than outdoor air because of the compounds in paints, clothing, building materials, and more? Additionally, plants act as humidifiers and air filters. Find 15 best office plants to improve your health and happiness in the infographic below.
Multiple studies have shown how plants improve an indoor area. Because they release around 97% of the water they take in, they decrease your incidence of dry skin, colds, sore throats, and dry coughs. They also reduce the pollutants in the air. A study by the Agricultural University of Norway found that in offices with plants sickness fell by around 60%.
Plants even boost productivity! People who work in rooms with plants have been found to be more attentive. Texas A&M found that people who work in a room with plants generate 13% more ideas.
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Since plants improve happiness and healthiness, it’s a no-brainer to add them to your space. But choosing just the right plant for your space can be difficult. To help you find the plant for you, ProFlowers put together this infographic of the best office plants for improving your environment (they can be used in your home too). The plants are categorized into plants best for reducing pollutants, best for low light, and low-maintenance plants.
The infographic includes plants in a variety of sizes. Some, like the jade plant or the peace lily, are good for decorating your desk, while others, like the parlor palm, work better in a larger space. Whichever you choose, it’s sure to add life and color to your space, and is a great way to brighten up your office. Happy decorating!