In the continuous hustle and bustle of life, you hardly get the time to de-stress and go for a nice walk and get some fresh air. This is really important as it rejuvenates your mind and body by flushing out toxins. But what about the toxins that flood your home? There are hundreds of toxins that are found commonly in indoor spaces, that can lead to various allergies and obstruct your peaceful sleep.
Surrounding your home environment with greenery is the remedy for it. And the simplest way to achieve that is by keeping small plants at home. As plants absorb Carbon Dioxide and keep Oxygen flowing, they purify the air by removing toxins which eventually eases tension and lowers stress. This creates a relaxed and happy ambience, enabling you to work better through improved concentration, increased productivity and enriched overall well-being. The air purifying and filtering properties of indoor plants ultimately foster a healthier and happier living environment. So put all your stressing factors to an end by getting some plants and de-stressing your beautiful abode.
The best plants to keep are the ones which require the least amount of space, maintenance [watering, cutting etc.], add aesthetic value to your home décor and efficiently produce oxygen in limited lighting conditions.
Here are 5 must have plants that are easy to grow and maintain, and are readily available for purchase in Indian markets
- Snake Plant-
This plant is an excellent air purifier. An easy-to-maintain indoor plant that thrives in low light, and works as an ornamental beauty for your home décor needs.
- Epipremnum Aureum or The Money Plant-
This is one of the most popular Indian indoor plants, which is easy to grow in both soil and water. The money plant improves air quality in the house and according to feng shui principles, creates a harmonious environment and brings in prosperity.
- The Lucky Bamboo Plant-
The lucky bamboo plant, also named after the feng shui principle, can be grown in both clear water(which needs to be changed every 2 weeks) and in soil. With some efficient pruning, this plant can also be shaped in a variety of organic forms for decorative purposes.
- Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is an easy to maintain succulent which caters to health, beauty and your home decor all at once. Known extensively for its various uses, the plant is also fondly called “the miracle plant”.
- Peace Lily
Apart from being aesthetically appealing, peace lilies enhance indoor air quality. These plants require little to no sunlight and are easy to cultivate. The flowers that grow in the plant beautifully complements your decor, uplifting your entire home environment as they can be placed anywhere.
It’s all up to your sense of décor and needs. There are a variety of plants apart from the above top choices that work perfectly to oxygenate your home environments. So, go to your nearest nursery and get some plants right away to start living a stress-free and a healthier life.