9 Oxygen-Boosting Houseplants That Breathe Life Into Your Home

Snake Plant:

Resilient succulent with variegated leaves, converts CO2 into oxygen, and filters formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene from the air.

Spider Plant:

Rapid growth, air-purifying capabilities, produces baby spider plants, and removes carbon monoxide and other toxins.

Peace Lily:

Glossy green leaves, striking white blooms, increases humidity, reduces mold spores, and removes benzene, ammonia, and formaldehyde from the air.

Aloe Vera:

Healing gel, emits oxygen at night, removes pollutants like formaldehyde and benzene, prefers bright, indirect sunlight, and minimal watering.

Rubber Plant:

Large glossy leaves, purifies the air, absorbs toxins, particularly formaldehyde, thrives in bright, indirect light, and balanced moist soil.


Hardy vine with heart-shaped leaves, flourishes in various lighting conditions, effective at removing toxins like xylene, benzene, and formaldehyde.

Boston Fern:

Natural humidifier and air purifier, thrives in indirect light and high humidity, excellent for removing formaldehyde from the air.

Areca Palm:

Elegant palm, top performer in air purification and moisture addition, removes toxins, converts CO2 into oxygen, prefers bright, indirect light.


Easy-to-care-for plant with air-purifying qualities, absorbs xylene, prefers moderate to bright indirect light, glossy heart-shaped leaves.