10 Types of Houseplants to Treat Stress


Place a pot of lavender in your bedroom or living room to enjoy its calming scent.

Snake Plant:

Snake plants are low-maintenance and can help purify the air by removing toxins like formaldehyde and benzene.

Aloe Vera:

Having an aloe plant in your home can provide a sense of comfort and promote relaxation.

Peace Lily:

Peace lilies are known for their elegant white flowers and can help improve indoor air quality by removing pollutants like formaldehyde.

Spider Plant:

Spider plants are easy to care for and can help purify the air by absorbing toxins like formaldehyde and carbon monoxide.


Jasmine is prized for its sweet fragrance, which has been shown to have mood-boosting and stress-relieving effects.

Boston Fern:

Boston ferns are known for their lush foliage and can help increase humidity levels in your home.

English Ivy:

English ivy is known for its ability to purify the air and remove toxins like mold and airborne fecal matter.


Chamomile is renowned for its calming properties and is often used in teas to promote relaxation and sleep.


Growing peppermint indoors allows you to enjoy its invigorating scent while also providing fresh leaves for tea or cooking.

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