How to take care of 11 common indoor plants


To improve physical and mental health, homeowners should try growing the following 11 plants.

first. Money tree

Watering: Money tree needs to be watered every 2-3 weeks. Growers need to make sure the soil is completely dry before watering again.

Light: It can tolerate bright, medium and lower light conditions.

Uses: Clean the air, remove toxins such as toluene and xylene. According to feng shui, the money tree can bring luck and wealth.

2. Pineapple Bromeliad

Watering: Every 3 weeks to 5 weeks.

Light: This plant thrives in direct sunlight.

Uses: Not only a decorative plant for the home space, this plant also produces oxygen at night. In addition, pineapple bromelida also emits a unique scent that helps fight inflammation, cure sinusitis and snoring.

Bromeliad pineapple has great heat and drought tolerance.

3. Peruvian fruit cactus (Apple Cactus Peru)

Watering: This plant needs to be watered continuously during the growing phase and gradually reduced in winter.

Light: Thrives in bright light.

Uses: Apple Cactus Peru reduces radiation and absorbs electromagnetic waves, homeowners should place in the room where the computer, TV or electronic device is stored.

4. Olavender

Watering: Lavender needs constant watering during the first summer, making sure the soil stays moist. In later stages, the plant does not need much watering, unless it is excessively dry.

Light: Adequate lighting is required.

Uses: Its scent can help the body sleep easily. In particular, the flowers of the plant are a wonderful treat when used to make tea, cook or make soap.

5. Aloe vera

Water: Aloe vera needs watering every 2-3 weeks in the spring, and gradually decrease in the fall and winter.

Lighting: Indirect or artificial light.

Uses: Aloe vera is one of the famous plants with many uses. They are commonly used to heal wounds, skin problems, lower blood sugar, and remove dental plaque. This is because the substances in aloe vera contain high antioxidant and antibacterial properties.

6. Clamp trap

Watering: The soil should always be kept moist, water around the base every two or three days.

Light: Get enough sunlight.

Uses: The trap can repel flies, ants, beetles, spiders… in the family.

The trap plant needs to be kept moist around the base.

The trap plant needs to be kept moist around the base.

7. Green tiger tongue tree

Watering: This plant does not need a lot of water, especially in winter. Growers can water once a month, but should let the soil dry out before watering again.

Light: Avoid direct light

Temperature: Best kept between 20°C and 30°C

Uses: This plant is used to remove toxins from the air, such as formaldehyde and benzene, something few plants can do.

8. Betel nut with sawed leaves

Watering: This plant needs to maintain soil moisture. In particular, plants should be planted in pots with holes for ventilation and quick drainage.

Light: Indirect sunlight.

Temperature: From 15°C to 29°C

Uses: This plant is very good for filtering light.

Saw palmetto leaves should be protected from direct sunlight.

Saw palmetto leaves should be protected from direct sunlight.

9. Centella asiatica

Watering: After planting, you need to water continuously, always keep the soil moist.

Light: Can grow anywhere, even in shady areas.

Temperature: Must be kept away from excessively warm or humid areas.

Uses: This tiny plant has many uses, mainly related to memory. In some reports, gotu kola is said to help with: Alzheimer’s disease, anxiety, stress, circulation, swelling, insomnia.

10. Ginger

Watering: No need to water too much, but still need enough soil moisture for the plant to grow.

Temperature: From 22°C to 25ºC

Uses: Ginger is great for digestion, helping with nausea, menstrual cramps, lowering cholesterol levels and more.

11. Roman Chamomile

Water: Newly planted plants should be watered once a week. But when the tree is old, it does not need frequent watering, because the tree can withstand drought.

Light: Suitable for living in shady areas, but also with full sunlight.

Temperature: From 15°C to 20°C

Uses: Chamomile has been known to be an excellent tea, which can be used to cure indigestion and calm the mind.

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