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5 Indoor Plants for Your Home

Add a refreshing vibe to your space by adding a couple of indoor plants

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Aside from adding visual interest to any home, indoor plants are functional additions to any space as well. It can brighten up the home as well as help remove harmful toxins inside the house. These are some of the plants that you may want to consider. 

Main photos by Miguel Nacianceno, Jun Pinzon, and Paolo Feliciano.

Peace Lily

Peace Lilies thrive in low humidity and low light. Be careful not to expose it to too much sunlight as it can turn the leaves into yellow or brown. Try brightening up your room by using a plain pot with a glossy finish.

Photo from:healthylivinglounge.com

Spider Plant

If you plan on styling your home into a modern tropical space, this plant might be the best choice for you. Spider plants have slender white and green striped leaves that visually add interest to a bathroom or a living room.

Photo from:hgtv.ca

Snake Plant

Snake plants are the most recommended indoor plants for improving air quality inside any home.  It filters out household toxins like formaldehyde and benzene, making the home neat and clean. You may choose to hang it on a basket or try placing your pot on a pedestal by the foyer.

Photo from:www.bhg.com

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is a great choice for a sunny kitchen or a relaxing bathroom. This succulent helps clear formaldehyde and benzene from chemical-based cleaners. Also, the gel inside the aloe plant can help heal cuts and burns.

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English Ivy

English Ivies are lush plants that can be easily grown indoors. Make sure you provide its needs by watering it properly. English Ivies prefer to be kept slightly on the dry side, so let the soil dry out first before you water it again.

Photo from:midwestliving.com

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