More and more people are looking for the benefits of having indoor plants. We all know that plants absorb carbon dioxide and convert it into oxygen; But not only that – they also effectively reduce the amount of aerated chemicals in a given space, which is why having at least one houseplant is ideal!
If you are wondering which plant you should go for, consider any of these top 5 indoor plants for a healthy home:
The spider plant is one of the most popular and most preferred house plants. It looks so beautiful with long green leaves that look like green fireworks. But aesthetics aside, they are good for cleaning the air in the area and scrubbing off the toxic chemicals found in common household items like nail polish, paint and rubber.
Not only that, the spider plant is also ideal for beginners as they require minimal care and thrive in a variety of conditions. They’re also a great choice for pet owners – they’re not toxic to cats and dogs!
Snake plants are considered to be very effective in clearing the air of a wide range of gases. It removes VOCs (volatile organic compounds) from the air, keeping it clean and safe.
Snake plants are tough and easy to care for, just be careful not to over water them.
Everyone knows that juicy can instantly brighten the room, and aloe is no exception. It serves a dual purpose – it is effective in removing air chemicals associated with insulation and tobacco products and at the same time, the gel found in its leaves is known to help soothe troubles, debris and burns.
Also known as weeping figs, the ficus is tree-shaped but works best indoors. The glossy leaves of ficus are excellent for steeping in the many harmful compounds found in grease cleaners and other solvents. Make sure you place it in the sunny area of your home!
Another low maintenance house plant is Peace Green, which is why it is ideal for beginners. Peace lilies have light green leaves, which are excellent for removing ammonia and other chemicals from the air. Ammonia is commonly found in cleaning products.
Peace Lily loves shade. It will also tell you when it will need water as its leaves will begin to fall off. Do not forget to sprinkle the leaves with water regularly!
Choose from any of these top 5 indoor plants for a healthy home!