Air Purification Plants

A ir purifying plants remove multiple toxins from indoor air space, they are common components of building materials but also found in carpet, furniture upholstery, adhesives, cleaners, glue, paint, plastics and detergent. 1 air purifying plant will purify 100 square feet. However, 10-15 air purifying plants in pot sizes 4-6-10 inches throughout your living or work space will purify 1,500 square feet.

African Violets
(Saint paulia)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats, Non-Toxic to Horses
Native to Tanzania and adjacent to south eastern Kenya in eastern tropical Africa. Flowers, small and easy to care for. Grows well in artificial light. Purple in colour…

Aloe Vera
(Aloe barbdensis-saint paulia)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Has been used for more than 6000 years when it was known as the plant of immortality in early Egypt. Part sun, easy to grow. Cleans benzene, formaldehyde, a by product …

Anthurium
(Tail flower, Flamingo flower and lace leaf)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Flowers native to tropical America. Excellent cut flower may grow 15-20 inches with a six week vase life. Attractive large green leaves and bold blooms. All parts of plant is poisonous…


Areca Palm
(Chrysalidocarpus lutescens)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Flowers with berries, great for shady indoor bigger spaces. Powerhouse when it comes to eliminating toxins and non toxic to both cats and dogs. Water twice a week during…

Azalea
(Rhododendron simsii)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats, Toxic to Horses
Flowers, Native to north America from frosty Canadian plains to tropical Florida. Likes well drained soil not a lot of fertilizer. Prune them right after they bloom. Beautiful flowering shrub. Combats…

Bamboo Palm
(Chamaedorea seifritii)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to Mexico and central America. Flowers, according to Feng Shui, it attracts positive energy that is supposed to bring good health, peace, happiness, prosperity, longevity…


Basil
(Saint-Joseph’s wort-ocimum basilicum)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to tropical regions central Africa to south east Asia. Repels mosquitos, when eaten has anti- inflammatory qualities. Been known to fights the effects of aging, potent anti-bacterial, potent …

Boston Fern
(Nephrolepis exalta bostonesis)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Evergreen perennial. originated in south America, native to tropical regions throughout the world. Rated #1 in the rate of removal of formaldehyde, removes more formaldehyde…

Calathea Dottie
(Marantha)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
native of south America such as Brazil, tropical perennial. One of the most beautiful house plants, showing off its rich black an dark purple leaves. Keep soil moist…


Catnip
(Nepetaluctone)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to southern and eastern Europe, the middle east, central Asia and parts of china. Repels mosquitos, cockroaches and is 10 times more effective than deet. Great …

Chinese Evergreen
(Aglaonema)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Flowers, native to tropical and sub-tropical regions of Asia and New Guinea. This tropical foliage plant is one of the most durable house plants to grow, tolerating…

Chrysanthemum
(Chrysanthemum, garden mum)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Perennial, native to east Asia and north eastern Europe-flower potted mums blooms last 2-3 weeks depending on light-by deheading the flowers as soon as they…


Citrosum/Citrosa
(Pelargonium van leenii)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Holland, this plant contains the citronella oil you can crush the leaves and rub leaves on skin-known to be most effective for repelling mosquitos. Great when combined…

Corn Plant/Dracaena Fragrans
(Refexa)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Originated in Madagascar and other Indian ocean islands. Easy to grow, likes other plants around them. Can grow to 15 ft, med-high light but never direct sunlight fertilize…

Croton
(Codiaeum variegatum)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Aka rush foil or joseph’s coat. Native to Australia and southwest Asia. Likes a sunny south, west or south-west exposure, draft free. Grows slowly, needs good quality potting soil, use a pot…


Dieffenbachia
(Dumb canes or Leopard lily)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Herbaceous perennial, Native to the new world tropics from Mexico, the west indies and Argentina. Keep pets and children away, poisonous, wear long sleeve shirts…

Dwarf Date Palm
(Phoenix roebelenii)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Easy to grow in partial shade, can grow to 6-10 feet. Removes formaldehyde and xylene.

English Ivy
(Hedera helix)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to most of Europe and western Asia. Do not fertilize in winter, grow in pots with stake or vertical structure. Great in hanging baskets, put in pot with a shaped wire frame…


Eucalyptus
(Eucalyptus globulus)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to Tasmania. Flowering tree, lovely minty aroma, leaves are filled with tannins which can raise healthy fluids in the body’s air passages. Just breathing in the scent of these plants…

Fern
(Filocophyta)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
(is anyone of a group of about 20,000 species of plants in the phylum or pteridophyta) Can also be found in Costa Rica and north of Mexico. Most abundant in tropics, arctic and…

Ficus-fig Tree/Weeping Fig
(Ficus benjamina)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to south east Asia and throughout the tropics. A common plant in the home or office. Likes bright in-direct light, cannot tolerate low temperatures or drafts, prefers 60-70…


Flaming Lily
(Fleur anthurium andraeanum)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to south Asia and south east Africa adds colour to any room. Blooms 300 out of 365 days a year, loves bright indirect sunlight. Water 1-2 times a week likes humid conditions…

Geranium
(Pelargoniam)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Mostly originated in in the eastern part of the Mediterranean to south east Africa. Loves direct sunlight. Trichlorethylene a chemical released from dry cleaning, adhesives…

Gerber Daisy
(Gerbera jamesonii)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to tropical regions of south America, Africa and Asia. Named in honour of German botanist and medical doctor Traugott Gerber originally from south Africa, Gerber daisies…


Golden Pathos
(Epipiemnum aureum)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to southern Asia. Plant in well drained soil, fertilize every few months, loves bright in-direct sunlight but can handle a dark corner too. Pluck any yellow or brown leaves, water when…


Heart Leaf Philodendron
(Philodendron oxycadium)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Hederaceum, flowering climbing vine plant. Native to central America and the Caribbean. Easiest houseplant to grow, great in hanging baskets. Keep soil moist but not too…

Lady Palm
(Rhapis excelsa)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Originates from China, prefers cooler temperatures between 15-23 degrees. Okay in low light, removes formaldehyde ammonia and xylene.


Lavender
(Lavandala)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Believed to be from the Mediterranean, the middle east and India a great air purifier, with a sweet smell that soothes and calms. Lavender cleanses bad…

Lemon Eucalyptus
(Corycitrodora)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
A tall tree growing 35 meters in height. The amazing scent will fill your home with a fresh clean aroma. Naturally repels mosquitos, fleas and ticks. Place a few crushed leaves…

Madagascar Dragon Tree
(Dracaena marginata)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Native to Madagascar. Very popular house and office plant, super easy to grow, can grow 6ft high indoors. Needs 4-6hrs of sunlight. Toxic to cats and dogs. There are three types…


Moth Orchid
(Phalaenopsis)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Flowers, native to Australia and south western Asia. Easy to care for, loves filtered south-east light, feed with a constant food solution of orchid food or orchid bark with fertilizer…

Peace Lily
(Spathiphyllum)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Flowers, native to the regions of the Americas and south eastern Asia. One of the most commonly known house plants and easy to grow. Keep foliage dust free, keep out of reach…

Peppermint
(Mentha piperita)
Toxicity: Toxic to Dogs, Toxic to Cats
Flowers, indigenous to Europe and the middle east and was used as far back as 1750 in London England. It’s a hybrid plant a cross between water mint and spearmint. Best grown in…


Pineapple Plant
(Ananas cosmosus)
Indigenous to south America but has been said it originated in brazil and Paraguay. NASA’s study indicated this plant can actually end snoring, although they don’t purify…

Red-Edged Dracaena
(Reflexa)
Originated in Madagascar and other Indian ocean islands. Most durable indoor foliage plant used in homes, offices, hotels and malls. Likes bright but indirect sunlight, enjoys 75 degrees…

Rosemary
(Rosemarinus officinalis)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to south of France widely cultivated for its aromatic and medicinal properties. Great when combined in hanging baskets on patio or BBQ area. Prefers at least six hours of sunlight.


Rubber Plant
(Fiscus elastic)
Originated from India. Very hardy plant that loves bright, filtered light and weekly watering in summer and fortnightly water in winter. Can be grown in a small pot or be encouraged to…

Sage
(Salvia officinalis)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
Native to the Mediterranean. The genus name is taken from the Latin salvare, meaning “to save”. Throw leaves into fire pit to repel mosquitoes, crush leaves apply oil to skin to repel mosquitoes.

Schefflera
(Arboricola)
Originated in Taiwan and south Asia. Another great choice if there is a smoker in the home, the waxy oval leaves remove the nasty toxins benzene, tolyene, and formaldehyde *keep leaves dust free.


Snake Plant
(Sansevieria trifasciata)
Was first cultivated in China and was kept as a treasured house plant because it was believed that it bestowed many virtues, long life, prosperity, intelligence…

Spider Plant
(Chlorophytum comosum)
Toxicity: Non-Toxic to Dogs, Non-Toxic to Cats
AKA airplane plant. Native to tropical and southern Africa but can also be found in western Australia. Is considered one of the most…

Tulips
(Tulipa)
Were native to central Asia and turkey. In the 16 century they were brought to Holland. Effective in cleaning formaldehyde, xylene and ammonia. A beautiful hard-working flower.


Warneck Dracaena & Janet Craig Dracaena
Native throughout tropical Africa, Sudan, to Mozambique, west to coted’lvoire and southwest to Angola. Popular houseplant and valued for its tolerance of a wide range of…

Be advised that the consumption of any plant material may cause vomiting and gastrointestinal upset for dogs and cats. Plants listed as non-toxic are not expected to be life-threatening to your pets. * If you suspect your pet may have ingested a potentially toxic substance, contact your local veterinarian as soon as possible.

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