3 Indoor House Plants to Improve your Health

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Are you aware that our homes can have three to five times more pollutants than outside? You could be living in a sick house and not realize it because most of its bad effects are silent and appear after a long time.

Health benefits of indoor plants

But your wall paint whatever its quality is, your furniture polish, gas of refrigerator and chemicals of your cosmetics give rise to volatile organic compounds which are notorious for causing serious medical ailments from allergy to cancer. Be calm, you do not have to leave your house. Just add these indoor plants to breathe in fresh air.

Also Read: 5 Health Benefits of Kitchen Gardening

Spider Plant:

The spider plant is easy to grow and maintain, It is probably the most common houseplant around the globe. They only need partial light to thrive and luckily, roots are tuberous and store water so if you forget to water it occasionally, it will forgive you.

healthy indoor plants

Its green branches detoxify your house by absorbing all dangerous chemicals and save you from the skin and respiratory infections. If any of your skin infection is getting worse then you can gain your beautiful skin back with the help of a top dermatologist in Islamabad, Rawalpindi and other main cities via marham.pk.

Jade Plant:

Known as the “good luck,” “friendship,” and “money” plant in Asian cultures. This plant loves as much light as you can give it, but it can also thrive in artificial light easily. It stores moisture in its thick and rubbery leaves so does not requires watering often. By planting this plant you can gain fresh air and detoxified environment inside your house with almost no effort. Its a huge favor to your lungs. For any kind of lung diseases book an appointment with the best pulmonologist in Karachi, one of the most polluted cities of Pakistan.


At first glance, you can’t help but admire the beauty of this exotic-looking plant.

benefits of indoor plants

Originally it is native to tropical rain forests and easily tolerates low light, doesn’t minds medium light and high light is fine too. Same as in the case of watering it. So it is very easy to thrive them in a home to purify the home environment as it absorbs 80 percent of hazardous chemicals in just 12 hours time.

Do not hesitate to start a new tradition of indoor plants, it’s for your health and will cut down your hospital expenditure as well.

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Tayyaba Waris
She is a student of Ph.D. molecular biology at Comsats University, Islamabad. She is working on the causes and treatment of male infertility. She has also worked on liver disease and its herbal treatments and has recently got her paper published in the National journal of Natural Pharmaceuticals. At Marham, she writes about hot medical issues and general health problems.