Best 10 Bathroom Plants To Clean Germs, Bacteria And Airborne Pollutants

A bathroom is one place in the house that needs to be kept clean and tidy all the time, as it is the perfect place for a host of germs to breed in the humid low-light environment. While bathrooms are the perfect place for plants but you can face quite a few challenges keeping those plants alive due to temperature variation and poor ventilation. A bathroom faces more temperature variation than a normal place, be it getting too hot and humid while showering with hot water or get too cold when left for a long time. So one needs to be sure about the plants they put in the bathroom that can sustain such changes in temperature. Here are the best 10 bathroom plants that clean germs, bacteria, and airborne pollutants and they survive.


  1. English Ivy


Native to Europe is one of the most popular plants that remove airborne chemicals and other pollutants. It requires a cool and moderate humid environment with a temperature between 5 and 25 degrees to thrive.


  1. Golden Pothos


Also known as the money plant is native to French Polynesia is a popular houseplant in India. Quite a hardy plant that can survive in low light but goes into dormant in temperature low than 10 degree Celsius but never dies.


  1. Boston Fern


Can be found in swamps and a humid forest is efficient in removing indoor bacteria. One of the hardest plants that can survive in extreme conditions and poor lighting. Thrives in temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Fishtail Fern


Native to New Guinea and Australia is easy to care plant that does not require bright sunlight and does well in poor indoor light and conditions. Thrives in temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Kimberly Queen Fern


Native to Australia us a popular houseplant as it requires practically no maintenance. To thrive it requires moist soil with a temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Lemon Balm


Native to Central Asia helps with mental wellness, improves mood and reduces stress. Can survive under artificial light with a temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Snake Plant


Native to southern Asia that not only removes the air pollutants but even during the night releases oxygen. Does not require frequent watering and can survive in the arid environment and thrives in temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Bromeliads


Native to tropical America is hardy and drought tolerant. Exotic plant with different shapes can survive in temperature between 15 and 30 degree Celsius.


  1. Peace Lily


Thrives in a temperature between 10 and 20 degree Celsius removes airborne chemicals and other air pollutants. Can survive with the dry soil of 1 inch.


  1. Spider Plant


   Native to southern Africa is a popular houseplant and requires watering in every couple of months. Can survive in a temperature between 15 and 22 degree Celsius.


With these plants, you can turn your bathroom into a calm, germ-free space with spa-like feeling.  Bathroom plants not only gives the environment an exotic feel but fills it up with oxygen while removing the polluting agents and excess moisture, which is the best space for mold to grow.



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