Most plants release oxygen during the day. However, there is a small group of plants that release oxygen at night. This makes them ideal to put in a bedroom.
Many of these plants also filter toxins from the air.
Mother-In-Law’s Tongue (Sansevieria trifasciata)
Sansevieria have a lot going for them. They are one of the hardiest indoor plants, and will grow happily in most environments.
They release oxygen at night and remove formaldehyde from the air.
They don’t require much maintenance, and can withstand a missed watering or two.
Sansevieria are available from Amazon for about $21.
Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.)
Peace lilies filter out volatile organics from the air like benzene, toluene, formaldehyde and xylene.
Peace lilies are available from Amazon for about $21.
Pothos (Epipremnum sp.)
Pothos is one is the easiest indoor plants to grow. They thrive in low light conditions. They also filter formaldehyde from the air.
Pothos are available from Amazon for about $17 (2 pack).
Spider plant (Chlorophytum comosum)
Another hardy indoor plant, the Spider Plant filters out carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and benzene.
Spider plants are available from Amazon for about $23.
Other good plants for the bedroom: