They cannot completely filter out your air as NASA once thought, but they have plenty of other benefits. Shutterstock.

You’ll Need A Whole Forest

So even though houseplants won’t filter our air sufficiently as NASA once thought they might, they still have a whole range of other unique benefits for us. Firstly, they have an incredible impact on our moods. 

If you’re feeling a little bit down in the dumps, a walk outside can do wonders for you. Getting in touch with nature helps to reduce stress and also allows us to relax. Just a tiny bit of exposure can make us feel calm.