Discover the superpowers of these plants and all their health benefits: long live green power!
Are you a fan of plants? do you want your home to have a springtime feel? then don’t think twice and fill your house with green! With plants of all kinds: ornamental, medicinal, aromatic, indoor, outdoor?
These plants will not only give a more beautiful and aromatic look to your home, but they will also bring wellness, while purifying and eliminating harmful substances from inside.
On the terrace, in the dining room, in the kitchen or even in the bathroom, you can put them in any corner that will always look great. With the indoor and outdoor plants that we have shown you you can create spaces full of freshness, color and above all healthier.
This plant, besides purifying the air, can filter up to 90% of the carbon monoxide present in the air at home. Care: they are very hardy and reproduce quickly. They tolerate well with little light, but never with direct sun. It is enough to water them 1 or 2 times a week. At home: they are ideal in hallways and verandas. And better alone, since they need space to grow.
Any cactus is capable of absorbing electromagnetic pollution, but the cereus peruvianus (or computer cactus) is the most emblematic. Care direct sun and very little water. In summer, water it every 15 days and in winter, once a month will be enough. And you can have it as an indoor or outdoor plant.
This plant is a natural air decontaminator: it absorbs chemical substances derived from paints or plastics. Care: indirect light and sheltered from the cold. Water it every 7-10 days. Did you know that it can grow up to 2 meters?
Besides being tasty, this is an aromatic plant that we love. You will recognize it by its soft and pleasant aroma (and taste!). Care: it is delicate and seasonal (late spring and summer). It needs a lot of water and light, but direct sun damages its leaves. At home: a classic in the kitchen, as long as it receives light.
5. CITRONELLA GERANIUM
If you have a terrace, keep this outdoor plant nearby in summer. The lemon scent of its leaves will scare away mosquitoes and will also make it an aromatic plant. Care: 100% outdoor, it needs direct sun and plenty of water.
Plant that eliminates mold spores, so it is very useful in humid environments, both indoors and outdoors. Care: it is an easy to maintain plant. It does not need much light and it is enough to give it once a week. Its flowering is usually constant. At home: put it in the kitchen, bathroom or laundry room.
7. ALOE VERA
The gel obtained from leaves has healing, antiseptic and soothing properties against minor burns… We can say that it is a medicinal plant in every sense of the word! It is pure natural medicine. Care: it is very resistant and hardy. It needs direct sun and very little water (it is enough to water it twice a month). At home: put it on the terrace, on a balcony or a sunny veranda. It is 100% outdoor.
If you’re forgetful about watering schedules, you’ve stumbled upon the perfect hardy plants – they’re almost indestructible! Care: minimal. Plenty of sun and little water is enough. It is better to let them go thirsty than not to give them away too much.
9. CURLY FERN
This fern, by releasing moisture, is a good ally to mitigate environmental dryness. Care: it needs little light but abundant water. Water it 2-3 times a week and spray water on its leaves. At home: indoor plant, ideal for the bedroom.
It is perfect for keeping humidity levels at bay, indoors and outdoors. Keep it close in very humid environments, as it lives on the humidity provided by the air. Care: plant that needs little light and moderate watering. At home: ideal for dark floors in humid areas. Keep it in the bathroom, kitchen or sink.
Plant that has beautiful flowers that transmit well-being. Care: it can take 6-7 months to bloom and during that time it is necessary to apply a special fertilizer. It is enough to water it once a week and it is basic that the light reaches its roots. For that reason the ideal is to cultivate it in transparent flowerpots. It is ideal for the dining room.
12. ALWAYS ALIVE
Medicinal plant to which are attributed anti-allergic properties, especially those affecting the respiratory system, and those caused by pollen and dust. It is common to dry its flowers as they are very decorative and hold in good condition for a long time. Care: it is a very lively field plant that needs a lot of sun and little water, cheerful and very fragrant, it will be the queen of your terrace!
The sanseviera is a classic of the indoor plants because it adapts well in dark environments. Care: it is very hardy and resistant. Watering it once a week is enough. At home: it is perfect to give life and color to hallways and corridors with little light.
14. HOODIA GORDONI
It has the ability to inhibit the sensation of hunger, but be careful, it is not enough to have it next to you! It must be consumed. That is why its extract is often found in many slimming products. Care: of the cactus family, it needs a lot of sun and very little water.
A natural ally when there are smokers at home, as it absorbs the smell of snuff and toxic. Care: Indoor plant, needs little light. Watering should be moderate, but keep the soil moist. Be careful! Its sap is toxic and can cause irritation, keep this in mind if you have pets. It likes the heat, bet on it in summer!