Things to plant in your home

Here are a few plant ideas you can cultivate in your home that have an added bonus!

Look no farther than the houseplant if you want functional decorations.

Some greenery that is well-placed purify the air but also can not only brighten a space -- and they are also useful in creating a relaxing, restful ambiance. We know that spending time in nature is linked to reduced anxiety levels and tension relief. What's more, in a 2008 study researchers found that hospital patients with indoor plants in their rooms reported lower anxiety levels than patients without them.

That's why we've piled up eight houseplants that are good at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air, a few of which have the NASA stamp of approval and easy to take care of. Consider adding one to your bedroom or office space to get a dose of zen.


Not only does it soothe cuts and skin burns, it can also help monitor the air quality as your doorbell camera can monitor your front porch. The plant can help clear the air of pollutants found in cleaning products that are chemical, and as soon as the amount of chemicals in the air becomes excessive, the plants' leaves will display brown spots. Just an FYI: best with a great deal of sun grows.


Rubber Tree

Rubber trees are great for cleaning the air and are one of the simplest plants to grow, as they thrive even in dim lighting and warmer climates. The plant is air purifier and a strong poison eliminator.


Peace Lily

The beautiful peace lily plant is a wonderful low-maintenance flower to keep in the house. Peace lilies do well in shade and cooler temperatures, and they can reduce the levels of numerous toxins in the atmosphere.


Snake Plant

Snake plants do not need much water or light to survive, so they're an easy selection for any corner of your residence. The plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygenduring the night (while most plants do so during the day), so add one to your bedroom for a clean-air boost.


Bamboo Palm

The attractive bamboo palm also made NASA's list of top clean-air plants with a purifying score of 8.4. It's also particularly good at clearing trichloroethylene and benzene out. These need to be well-watered, in indirect sunlight or shade.



The heart-shaped philodendron is a popular plant choice for indoor areas, as they're easy to care for and can grow decorative vines. Like the ivy that is English, they are particularly good at absorbing xylene. They can last for many years when cared for. Grow with some sunlight and water and they will be OK.


Red-Edged Dracaena

This beautiful, vibrant plant can become ceiling-height (15-foot dracaenas are typical ), making it a great plant for decorating and filling up space. It eliminates toxins such as trichloroethylene, xylene and formaldehyde from the air.


Golden Pothos

The golden pothos creates the NASA list because of its ability to clean formaldehyde from the air. Consider adding it to your kitchen or living room for a hanging plant, as the leaves will grow down in cascading vines. They grow in temperatures will levels of sunlight.