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5 Reasons Why You Need Plants at Home

From brightening up nooks to helping you keep the vibe light and airy—these indoor wonders are worth the time and tender loving care

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Photography: MIchael Angelo Chua (Main Photo)

By now, you’re all familiar with the magic of having an indoor garden or a few potted greens at home. If the thought of taking care of plants leave you with doubts, cast these away and take a chance on having a few in a corner of your space. Aside from adding life to a space, indoor plants have a lot of benefits like purifying the air and helping you get enough rest, too. To help you say yes to this green change at home, here’s a list to convince you:

1. You can save money

If you love adding garnishes and herbs to the dishes you serve, having herbs on your windowsill can help you save on cash. Instead of buying supplies, you can start your own herb garden with tin cans and recycled items as planters. Not only will herbs make your dishes more fantastic, they can also give your cooking corner a scent boost.

READ: 4 Herbs to Plant In Your Garden

2. A few indoor plants can help improve indoor air quality

Did you know that there are certain plants that can protect you and your family from harmful toxins in the air? Plants like Rubber Plant, Snake Plant, and Money Bonsai have properties that can combat formaldehyde and volatile organic compounds. The best part? These plants are easy to maintain, too!

READ:5 More Houseplants that Can Purify the Air at Home

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