Why This Site?
The snake plant is a boon to home owners and office workers around the world. The plant supplies an exceptionally rich source of oxygen will having uncommon hardiness and ease of maintenance. These properties have vital implications in the fields of health and energy.
NASA conducted a study that shows it can provide a significant amount of oxygen to indoor environments. The snake plant was one of three types used in the Paharpur Business Center of New Delhi, which the government declared the healthiest building in the city. Not only did it reduce respiratory symptoms, eye irritation, and headaches, but it increased productivity and reduced ventilation needs — significantly cutting energy consumption.
The snake plant (Sansevieria Trifasciata), also called mother in law’s tongue, has thick, leathery leaves that stand two to four feet tall. It is native to Brazil and Africa, but is also a popular outdoor plant in many southern U.S. states. A full-grown plant usually costs $10 to $15.
It’s most popular use is as an indoor, decorative plant. Its leaves are variegated with light-colored blotches, and are often bordered with a yellow trim.
Can be neglected for extended periods without any adverse effects. It thrives in sun or shade, but should not be kept in an environment below 50 degrees Fahrenheit.
Removes contaminants from air and produces large amounts of oxygen.