There are many different ways that indoor plants work in a household, from purifying the air around it to bringing more nature to home or even just serving as home décor. They can offer even more, like bring fortune and positive energy. According to science, like humans, plants also have energy and it can make so much more difference in a home. You will know and understand more about this if you have read or heard of “Feng Shui.”
We will be sharing details of ten indoor plants that would do wonders in your home. If you’re on your way in search of a good plant you want to raise indoors, why not give one of these a try? You probably know all of the plants that we will be mentioned in this article, as they are very popular. However, you might learn something new about these plants as well, regarding the extra things these plants can do for your home and you. Getting curious yet? Well, curiosity never killed the cat anyway. So, let’s dive right in.
1. Peace Lily
First up, we have the Peace Lily. While purifying the air around you, it grows well in dark, shaded areas in any household. This makes the Peace Lily ideal to have in a bedroom or even a home office.
2. Lucky Bamboo
Many Asian cultures believe that having a Lucky Bamboo tree is a symbol that a house and family have prosperity and good fortune. As this plant requires very little sunlight and minimum maintenance, it is one of the greatest plants for beginner gardeners. For best results and healthy growth, the reeds should be placed in a glass bowl with 1 inch of water.
Known as the “Money Tree,” the Jade plant cannot be missed, as it brings prosperity and wealth to wherever it is. Knowing to be an excellent houseplant, it needs absolutely close to no watering.
4. African Violet
It is said that having an African Violet pot in the area where you have money (in the house of course), can cultivate wealth. It is due to the petals of the African Violet resemble coins, which are a symbol of wealth.
While bringing more nature into your home, this in-house plant has the ability to remove formaldehyde and xylene from the air in your house.
Rosemary is best known for its culinary purposes, and it can be grown indoors as well as outdoors. Another handy tip to know about rosemary is that it helps purify the air of harmful toxins, and it is also well known for treating insomnia, lifting people’s spirit and also helps improve memory.
Known for their elegant beauty and fragrance, orchids release oxygen at night, unlike other plants. Therefore, these beauties are great to be kept in bedrooms or anywhere you sleep.
Being a natural air purifier, and a very powerful one at that, the Ficus plant is able to remove ammonia, formaldehyde and benzene from the air.
9. English Ivy
So you know how in carpets and paint, you find formaldehyde? English Ivy helps remove this chemical from paint and carpets.