Bring the Outdoors In – 6 Best Indoor Plants For Your Home

Freshen up your home with these plants that you can grow in your house right now. Not only do these houseplants look great in your home, but they also make your home a lot healthier.
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Nothing makes you feel good and brings natural beauty into your homes than the lush of indoor plants. These house plants are the best ways to bring the outside in and give our spaces a natural touch.

Starting from your living room and kitchen up to your bedrooms, there isn’t a room that a houseplant can’t enliven. With some light, water, and care, you’ll have not only a little Zen to your home but a cure for blues as well.

I mean it.


Having indoor house plants isn’t just about aesthetics. Most are great at purifying the air in your home. They serve as natural humidifiers that filter out everyday pollutants and lessen toxins to help improve our air quality.

More than that, these plants boost your entire well-being in ways you probably didn’t even realize, including:

  1. Lessen physiological and psychological stress.
  2. Improve your mood.
  3. Boost healing and pain tolerance.
  4. Lower stress, worries, and anxiety.
  5. Better skin and respiratory health.
  6. Sense of accomplishment and contentment.

So it’s no surprise that these potted greeneries are getting their limelight right now.

Super-Easy to Take Care Indoor Plants You’ll Love

Green thumb or not, these plants suit every person. Most of these houseplants are fairly easy to keep alive. You can enjoy their gorgeous green looks without the stress of watering them all the time.

So no matter how much space or gardening skill level you have, there’s an indoor plant for you here.

Here we’ve rounded 6 of the easiest and (so you won’t have a hard time choosing what to get) best indoor plants that would love to be your roommate.

1. Snake Plant

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It’s also known as the Mother-In-Law’s Tongue, but never let its name scare the crap out of you. This mighty plant can help you breathe easily so you can place one in your bedroom. It’s growing upward making it perfect even for small spaces.

The snake plant is incredibly resilient, grows in any brightness setting, and can thrive quite happily with infrequent watering.

Best For: People who desire a good night sleep

2. Spider Plant

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If you want to give your space some sort of a “jungle vibe”, this plant is an excellent choice. You won’t get punished for neglecting it even if you go out-of-town for the weekend. It’s also fun to have this around when you see it grows “baby spiders” (spiderettes).


The spider plant is very resilient and a strong air purifier too. It can thrive in low to bright indirect light (no direct sunlight). You can even place them in hanging baskets if you want.

Best for: Apartment dwellers or first-time plant parents

3. ZZ Plant

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This Instagram-worthy houseplant is your tough as nails glossy houseplant. It is one of the lowest maintenance indoor plants you can grow. It doesn’t attract bugs or pests – which is a good thing.


The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia (botanical name) requires less watering and doesn’t need a lot of light. Best if you place them in moderate light to look its best.

Best for: The clueless beginner

4. Aloe Vera

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Aloe Vera is a practical addition to any home. Not only can this plant brighten your home, but you’ll also get to enjoy the health benefits for your skin. You’ll have an instant medication to heal wounds and different skin conditions.

Place it near your kitchen windowsill where it can not only soak up the light but be on hand to soothe any kitchen burns too.

Best for: A busy family home

5. Peace Lily

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With its white flower rising from graceful, glossy leaves, this plant looks nothing but elegant. The lovely bloom brightens up your indoor space while preventing mildew and purifying your air at the same time. It’s a safe houseplant for your pets as well.

This “closet plants” don’t thrive in direct sunlight and only needs moderate watering. To give you the benefits of cleaner air, place them where it can get indirect light.

Best for: Flower lovers or small apartment dwellers

6. Pothos

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If you love the drama that a climbing vine brings to your space, having a pothos plant is the place to start. Place them in a hanging pot to let the leaves cascade over the sides. This domestic wonder adds beauty and color to your home while quietly removing household toxins.

Also known as “Devil’s Ivy,” this plant is among the most recommended house plants of plant shop owners you’ll encounter. It’s exceptionally hardy and extremely easy to care for. Since it doesn’t like to sit in water too long, the soil has to be dry before you water it again.

Best for: The style-conscious homeowner

Enjoy The Natural World at Home

Indoor plants offer a host of benefits for our total well-being.

You don’t have to be a gardener, have a green thumb, or a professional indoor plant person, you simply have to love having these houseplants around. They don’t demand much of your time and attention, but they will surely make your home feel and look a lot better.

If you still haven’t started putting these plants in your home, now is the perfect time to do it. Give your living room, bedroom, bathroom, or kitchen need a pop of green life. You can place these house plants creatively to give your space more class and style.

With these house plants around, you’ll surely feel more attuned to the natural world.

Having one or two not enhances your home, keeps it visually appealing, and more importantly, makes your living space a lot healthier – and your lives a lot happier.

 


Ava Moore
I’m a amarteur flute player who gets more notes wrong than right. When I’m not performing for my nieces, I love making the fam’s house look spic n’ span.