A member of the Lily family, this is one of a gem. With its medicinal and air cleansing properties, Aloe Vera finds place in many homes. Its gel works wonder at healing minor burns, cuts, skin problems and even insect bites. Also an effective air purifier, Aloe Vera filters out common indoor air toxin formaldehyde.
Heart-leaf philodendron is a commonly grown indoor plant, often found hanging from baskets or sitting nicely at a corner. Having a refreshing feel about it, Philodendron is an effective air purifier. However, keep the plant out of reach with kids and pets around. If eaten, the plant is toxic. Philodendron can easily adapt to a wide range of conditions and is drought tolerant.