Top 10 Healthiest Indoor Plants

Indoor plants can brighten your mood and clean your airspace

Plants have a ton of benefits: they purify the air, absorb carbon dioxide, improve your focus and increase your pain tolerance. As most Americans practice social distancing and quarantines to curb the spread of COVID-19, indoor plants are an easy way to brighten up living spaces in our homes. So, why limit plants to the yard? Jazz up the house with some greenery! There are many indoor plants that can live happily inside your house or apartment, giving you many health benefits 24/7.

Ficus Lyrata

  • Controls humidity
  • Purifies air
  • Eliminates various chemical compounds and dust
  • Prevents health problems such as coughs, colds and sore throats


  • NASA finds it to be one of the top plants for cleaning air
  • Breaks down toxic gasses to purify the air


  • Has 40 different varieties and sizes (adapts to any house or apartment)
  • Removes benzene chemicals from the air (which can be found in paint, plastics and many cleaning products)
  • It removes several chemicals linked to respiratory problems, anemia, marrow disease, kidney disease…

ZZ Plant

  • It absorbs light from minimum sources
  • It is very resistant to bugs and plant diseases

Hedera Ivy

  • Easy to grow
  • Survives low light and temperatures
  • Reduces the amount of mold in the air
  • Was used in the past to reduce swelling, prevent intoxication and as a natural anesthetic
  • Can be taken orally to relieve arthritis, rheumatism, and swelling of the joints


  • Drought resistant and tolerant to low light, meaning it’s easy to maintain
  • Improves air quality (especially during the night)


  • Requires little maintenance
  • Improve humidity
  • Constantly cleans the air while producing oxygen


  • One of the most oxygen producing houseplants
  • Removes allergens
  • Releases moisture in the air


  • Purifies air and absorbs carbon dioxide
  • Help you relax and relieve stress
  • Increases healing


  • Removes chemical vapours from the air.
  • Has a high transpiration rate which improves air quality.

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