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Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Best Indoor plants for Indian Homes

Are you looking to add a little Zen to your home or office? 

The right houseplant acts as a beautiful decoration helping to purify the air and can even de-stress the immediate area.
That's why we've rounded up 10 beautiful houseplants that are easy to take care of and effective at increasing oxygen and clearing out toxins for cleaner breathing air,

Azores Jasmine

For intense fragrance, grow this jasmine. 
It typically flowers spring through fall, but tosses open blooms in winter, too, if growing conditions provide warmth and sun. Give it a spot near a southern-facing window. 
The perfume is similar to gardenia. Plants may be slow to bloom the first year. Just wait the flower show kicks into gear as plants age. 

Spider Plant

Resilient spider plants seem to thrive even when neglected. 
They prefer moist soil but will forgive you if you forget to water occasionally. 
Keep spider plants in bright to moderate light, but avoid direct sun. 
Spider plants remove benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and xylene from the air.

Money Plant

Arguably the easiest to grow out of all houseplants, Money plant grows quickly and is highly resistant to insect infections. 
It does not lose it's colour when kept in dark settings and its gold/ cream splashed heart-shaped leaves lend a pleasant visual appeal. 
It tackles formaldehyde with a vengeance.

Lemon Balm

If you like lemon drops, you’ll love the scent of lemon balm. Brush or lightly rub the leaves to release the sweet lemon aroma. 
Pick individuals leaves for making teas or desserts. Bright light is best for shorter stems and bushy growth. Lower light yields long, lanky stems.  

Peace Lily

Among the few air purifiers that flower, the peace lily adapts well to low light but requires weekly watering and is poisonous to pets.
This year-round bloomer rids the air of the VOC benzene, a carcinogen found in paints, furniture wax, and polishes. It also sucks up acetone, which is emitted by electronics, adhesives, and certain cleaners.

English Ivy

The most effective at filtering out formaldehyde and benzene, English Ivy works wonderfully for both home and office. 
It is ideal for those who have pets as it removes airborne allergens such as mold and fecal-matter particles. 
An evergreen climbing plant, English Ivy is adaptable and thus easy to grow.

Aloe Vera

This very useful plant clears formaldehyde and benzene, which can be a byproduct of chemical-based cleaners, paints and other toxins. Also, it is a widely-known fact that aloe vera can be used to achieve a great complexion. Aloe plants like to be dry and warm, not wet and cold, so water only when you see that the soil in the pot is dry. The best spot to keep this plant is a sunny window.

Bamboo palm

This plant is a natural humidifier which can be beneficial in areas with dry air. It helps eliminate carbon monoxide, xylene, benzene and formaldehyde. 

They thrive in shady indoor spaces and often produce small flowers and berries.

Indian Basil (Tulsi)

Known for its medicinal and healing properties, Indian basil is also given a holy spot in Indian households. 
Indian basil thrives in sunlight and is ideally kept by the window side. Tulsi works wonders when added in tea ad heals many internal problems.


Beautiful, aromatic and a great insect repellent is lavender. This plant proves to be an aesthetic addition to any décor. Lavender loves the sun and looks great when kept in the living area.

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