Your house could be stunning enough to feature in a magazine, but it may still lack charm for various confounding reasons. Absence of green plants could be one. A pot of pothos (money plant) can make a whole lot of difference to your otherwise lifeless interiors, guarantee plant lovers from around the globe. Here’s why plants are the best decorating tools ever.
When you decide to bring a green plant home, you are also gifting yourself an air purifier. Plants like pothos, spider plant, aloe vera, song of India and Tulsi have the powers to instantly clear the air around. They also absorb toxins even from carpets and curtains, what more do you need?
Let’s put all the aesthetic benefits aside and dig a little deeper. Indoor plants, or at least 90 per cent of them, have medicinal qualities that will keep diseases at bay. Take holy basil (Tulsi) for instance, not only does it smell great but also wards off common ailments such as cold and fever. A few tulsi leaves everyday can help you resolve a host of health issues. So is the case with aloe vera. Extensively used in cosmetics, this is one plant that can solve all your hair and skin problems.
You can hang them, shelf them, cherish them and keep them aside; indoor plants are always a delight to the eyes, we guarantee. Easy to maintain and pocket-friendly, these plants will not only look great on your side table but will also give a refreshing twist to your wooden bookshelves and kitchen windows.
Unlike other decorative elements, plants can never be too much. The concept of more the merrier works well here. Creepers, shrubs, herbs, bring it all inside and we will have space for all of them. Cactus is another type of plant that will go very well with your interiors. Golden barrel cactus and mammillaria are some of the commonly found indoor cacti in India.
Plants and philosophy
In Chinese philosophical system, Feng Shui, it is believed that plants play an integral part in bringing health and positive energy home. Feng-shui strongly believes in the healing powers of bamboo, money plant and jade plant.
What are you waiting for? Get yourself pots of bamboo and money plant and flaunt them in your bedroom, living room, kitchen and even bathroom.