Plants are all the craze right now, in the interiors world. These trendy plants are one of Horton's faves not just because their eye-catching look is oh-so-'grammable, but because "once you get them going, they're easy growing." In general, large-leafed philodendron plants, including the monstera deliciosa, were shown to be one of the most effective at reducing air pollutants, like benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde, according to a NASA study. These are some of the most dangerous plants that maybe you have them in your home. While you'll need to learn how to propagate a Pothos plant, you can basically get as many plants as you want for the price of one. There are many things you can do to keep your home a happy and healthy place. Plants are usually less than $50, and can last for years if you take care of them. "In the right indoor conditions, the philodendron’s heart-shaped leaves and trailing vines can grow to over 10 feet long, like the pothos," says Marino. horizontal stems that continuously grow) under the surface of its surrounding potting mix. and beat sore throat, dry coughs or similar problems. "This plant isn't just easy to care for, it's also known as a healer," says Vassilkioti. You'll score major cool points with this signature-looking plant, especially if you put it in a hanging planter, as Marino recommends. Now who wouldn’t want that? Having this plant in your home will provide light and beauty to your entire home! Therefore, if you have respiratory problems, it might be a good time to get a houseplant (Aloe Vera, Chrysanthemum, Bamboo Palm, etc.) You might notice the ZZ has large potato-like rhizomes (a.k.a. It's also one of the easiest houseplants to grow. We typically do everything we can to make that happen, but do we ever think of plants to fulfill that purpose? 4. Snake Plant absorbs carbon dioxide and releases oxygen during the night so having this plant in your bedroom or a child’s room is a great idea! The gel inside the plant has healing properties that are good for cuts, scrapes, and burns (including sunburns). The best part about the Aloe plant is actually the gel inside the leaves. "South-facing windows, for those in the United States, that's going to be your brightest, most consistent light throughout the day," she adds. They can grow in dark corners with hardly any attention. One thing to note: "The peace lily's flowers have pollen, so this plant might not be the best choice for people who struggle with allergies," says Vassilkioti. Yikes! I am a farmer’s wife living a farmer’s life. Snake plants have also been shown to filter out nasty chemicals, like benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, xylene, and toluene, so you can breathe easy having this in your home. Having this plant in your home will provide light and beauty to your entire home! Vassilkioti adds that this plant is fun to have around because it grows "baby spiders" (spiderettes), which can be easily propagated. Just keep it away from the windowsill. The Peace Lily is true to its name. Horton has reaped the rewards herself. Plants that give off "instant jungle vibes," like the spider plant, are having a serious moment right now, according to Marino. Add these indoor plants to your home, and you'll start experiencing all the healthy benefits ASAP. This makes it a great plant if you've got high shelves, or want to add a hanging planter to your home decor (the ultimate in #adulting). If you are like me, you don’t have time to keep up with one more thing. The Peace Lily is true to its name. English Ivy can reduce mold and purify the air. One 2015 study in the Journal of Physiological Anthropology found that interacting with indoor plants can can reduce both physiological and psychological stress. It's also a strong air purifier, removing both formaldehyde and xylene. The answers will help you figure out what type of plants can thrive in your space. After all, that's where you're likely to use household toxins, like harsh cleaners, hairspray, and nail polish remover that often contain these chemicals. And, if you don't live in an area blossoming with boutique plant shops with specialists to guide you through the new plant parent process, Horton suggests buying from small businesses online, like The Sill, Tennessee Tropicals, Plant Proper, Botanica, and more. While the species is considered invasive in some states, there are plenty of well-behaved, sterile cultivars available—some with a compact habit worthy of containers. This plant has such beauty and is also easy to grow. If that's not a problem for you, she recommends putting a peace lily in your bedroom since it produces oxygen at night, while most other plants do that during the day. "Although the snake plant prefers bright light, it can survive lower light levels," she adds. Once you've identified the spots that can accomodate plant life, consider your climate. 5. "The hardiest of of these group is Draacena Lisa," she explains. It removes benzene, formaldehyde, trichloroethylene, and xylene. House plants affect better sleep These are the 5 plants you should have in your home to promote a beautiful, healthy, and clean environment. And even if you don't use aloe vera for its healing properties, you can still reap all its air-purification benefits as it removes formaldehyde. Not too shabby for a low-maintenance plant that's perfect for newbies. Right now, is their moment. If you live a high-maintenance life—always on the go, out at all hours—you need an "easy going, low-maintenance plant, like the Dracaena," says Juliette Vassilkioti, co-founder and president of My City Plants. "It can deal with indoor temperature and season changes better than others."