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      15 houseplants for improving indoor air quality: Snake plant (Sansevieria trifasciata 'Laurentii') Also known as mother-in-law’s tongue, this plant is one of the best for filtering out formaldehyde, which is common in cleaning products, toilet paper, tissues and personal care products. Put one in your bathroom — it’ll thrive with low light and steamy humid conditions while helping filter out air pollutants.

    • Miroslav Wiesner

      Snake Plant / Mother In Law's Tongue / Sansevieria Trifasciata

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