Indoor Plants and their Benefits
As you know indoor plants are the plants that are kept inside of a house like living room, bedroom, kitchen etc. They are also sometimes called room or house plants. In this hub we will look into some common types of them and some of their benefits.
Common Indoor Plants
Here is a list of the common names of 14 common indoor plants:
Braided Ficus Tree
Angel Ivy Ring Topiary
Moth Orchid, Novelty Stripes
Cactus Combo Bonsai
Tropical Combo Bonsai
Why are they Important
12 benefits of indoor plants are:
Absorb harmful substances from the air around them.
Keep up the atmospheric humidity levels which are quite necessary.
They have a cooling effect.
Indoor plants tend to reduce stress levels.
Encourage a better performance
Dampen sounds, thus reducing sound pollution and increase concentration level if you are
working by reducing noise.
These plants help add color to the environment.
They provide cleaner air.
Help in reduction of absenteeism in the workplace is one of the benefits of indoor plants.
They provide a faster recovery from mental tiredness
Increased positive feelings due to indoor plants.
They reduce feelings of anxiety, anger and sadness as well.
Poisonous Indoor Plants
Some indoor plants can be poisonous. So if you have pets or children at your place, then these toxic plants given below are not for you. If you still want to keep them in your house then please place them out of the reach of your pets and children. Here is a list of commonly kept poisonous indoor plants.
Jerusalem Cherry (Solanum)
Crown of Thorns
Snake Plants (Mother-in Law's Tongue)
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