According to a study by NASA, bamboo is indeed one of the houseplants that are good for cleaning and purifying the air. Along with converting carbon dioxide, they also remove benzene and formaldehyde.
T.M. Samuels has been a freelance writer since 1993. She has published works in "Arthritis Today," "Alabama Living" and "Mature Years," and is the author of a gardening book. Samuels studied pre-medicine at Berry College.