The excess moisture in the air of our house is not good and it is very annoying. With the help of some of these plants you’ll be able to reduce the humidity of the air in a natural way and without great expense. We will see so without further delay, a few plants that we can offer this great service.
1.- Plants xerophytic, cactus and succulents, which are plants adapted to environments very dry or desert in which rainfall is extremely rare. For this reason, they have developed the ability to take moisture from the environment to survive. Aloes, euphorbias, some palms, and plants of the family of the yucca are good examples.
2.- Plants epiphytes are plants that grow on other plants without harming them. They absorb moisture from the air through their leaves as their roots only serve as sustenance generally. Mosses, ferns, many cacti, bromeliads, such as plants, glass, silver and orchids are a Catalan character example.
3.- In terms of indoor plants with a capacity deshumidificadora, the Tillandsia practically takes the cake. This gender-tropical-called air plants are part of the family of the bromeliads and survive by simply taking nutrients and moisture from the air. Their leaves are covered with small scales that are responsible to absorb the ambient humidity.
4.- The peace lily is a indoor plant that stands out for its ability to purify the air. Can absorb chemical compounds, such as acetone, alcohol, benzene and others. In addition it is also able to absorb moisture from the air. Needs little light to grow and is therefore an excellent indoor plant.
5.- The fern-Boston is an excellent dehumidifier of the air. It is also an effective plant to purify the air by removing polluting compounds from the air such as formaldehyde, xylene and benzene, preventing thereby the occurrence of allergies and infections. Prefers a warm and humid climate with mild temperatures, moist soil and indirect sunlight.
6.- The English ivy is a perennial plant super easy to grow, highly prized for its ability to clean the air of mold and contaminants such as formaldehyde. It can be grown in pots or hanging baskets which helps to absorb moisture from the air. Works best with cool temperatures.
7.- The palm, bamboo, Chamaedorea seifrizii, is a houseplant that offers a lot of benefits. You do not need a lot of light to grow unlike most of the palm trees. Get most of the water required by the humidity of the air. To filter the moisture in the air helps to reduce the humidity levels in your home and prevents the proliferation of pathogens and allergens.
8.- The tape, Chlorophytum comosum ‘Variegatum’, is a plant of the interior very well-known. In addition to being very ornamental is able to take part of the water it needs directly from the air. Also removes up to 90% of formaldehyde, harmful in the air that surrounds it. And to top it off you do not need much light to live and the maintenance required is very light.