Adding Indoor Plants with Health Benefits to Your Living Space

Adding foliage to your rented home is a brilliant and easy way to add a bit of character to your place. 

Here are the five plants you can grow indoor that do not only bring aesthetic appeal to your place but has health benefits. 


English Ivy

English Ivy is a woody vine. It can be a very wonderful houseplant. It is not difficult to grow as long as you provide the needs of the plants.

One of the well-known benefits of English Ivy is for inflammation issues. It relieves discomfort and irritations of eczema and acne. It is one of the best indoor plants for air purification recommended by NASA. It can remove toxins like such as benzene, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene.

Snake Plant 

One of the common houseplants that are native to Africa and Asia is the snake plant. It has sword-shaped leaves that grow upright. It is visually appealing, easy to care for, and require little water to survive. It is a great indoor plant with little maintenance.

Snake plants can absorb excessive carbon monoxide. It cleans the air indoor. It also filters the air from toxins such as benzene, xylene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene.


Spider Plant

The spider plant is one of the easiest indoor plants to maintain. It is great even for those people who are not much of a green thumb. It has the ability to grow in any type of soil. It is easy to take care of and requires little maintenance as it is one of the hardest houseplants to kill. 

It is one of the most effective indoor plants that clean the air from carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene. The snake plant can also absorb nitrogen dioxide effectively. 

Apart from its health benefits, the snake plant is very pleasing to the eyes. It can be planted in a hanging basket or any pot.   


Aloe Vera

Aloe vera is a succulent plant that has a long history of being used for medicinal purposes, dating back to ancient times.

In Ancient Egypt, it was considered as the elixir of eternal life with anti-inflammatory and pain-relieving effects. 

Today, Aloe vera is widely used in cosmetics, food supplements, and herbal remedies. It heals burns, improves digestive health, promotes oral health, and can relieve anal fissures. 

Aloe vera can be a great indoor companion. 



Rosemary is a type of herb that originated in the Mediterranean. It is fragrant, delicious, and loaded with antioxidants that are thought to help boost the immune system. It has been used in treating indigestion and joint muscle pain. 

It can be a nice decoration near windowsills.


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