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16 Insanely Rad Houseplants That Improve Your Health and Bring the Chic

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Houseplants are making a monumental style comeback in white farmhouse kitchens and in modern homes. You can find them on the pages of editorial magazines and as you scroll through the Gram. But having houseplants isn’t just a chic style statement, it’s a smart health move too.

Did you know houseplants can help you feel better?

A NASA study found that houseplants can remove up to 87% of air toxins in only 24 hours! Here are some really cool live houseplants that look amazing and do incredible things for your health.

16 Insanely Rad Houseplants

1. Aloe Vera

Aloe vera plants have amazing health benefits. Besides purifying the air, they also contain soothing gel inside that is great for sunburns and skin maladies. Having one in your home comes in handy, and they require very little care. This one ships to your home and comes with the gorgeous pot.

2. Majesty Palm floor plant

Floor plants are stunning and bring a wow-factor to any space. Grab up this majesty palm (includes the pot) to bring the chic to a bland corner of your home.

3. Herb Garden

Herb gardens are a delightful addition to any kitchen as they add a fresh flare to cooking and look great on the countertop. Cooking with live herbs also provides health benefits! Oregano is a natural antibacterial and is loaded with antioxidants, thyme contains vitamins C and A, and parsley is rich in nutrients that protect your eyes. This fresh herb garden trio makes a great gift!

4. Pothos hanging plant

The hanging sloth planter on this Pothos plant is irresistible. The Pothos plant is a popular trailing plant that will become a focal point in any room.

5. Safari animal succulent

Little succulents bring instant life to bookshelves and countertops. These safari pots are adorable!

6. Cactus

Cacti make great houseplants for homeowners because they are incredibly low-maintenance. They require little to no care to thrive and they store so much water that they aid your home in keeping it humidified. This cactus garden makes a great housewarming gift!

7. Magnetic Succulents

Here’s a unique way to display succulents! These magnetic succulent pots from Real Simple are so fun for the fridge, a dorm room, or lockers.

8. Hawaiian Umbrella Tree

The Hawaiian Umbrella Tree is another form of indoor bonsai with more rounded, separately-formed leaves. Make sure you monitor the moisture of the soil and take care not to over-water it.

9. Modern Bamboo

The twisting stalks of this bamboo plant are a symbol of good luck and good fortune. This plant would look amazing on a side table and perhaps even bring you good tidings. What a fun gift for someone starting a new job or life experience.

10. Money Tree floor plant

The Money Tree is one of the most beautiful houseplants out there. Its stem is carefully and painstakingly braided during growth for a super unique look. In your home, it filters out harmful pollutants and is pet-friendly. The Money Tree is a must and this one is already braided for you and ready to go!

You can even get a Mini Money Tree for countertops!

11. Boston Fern Hanging Plant

Beginning plant owner? This pretty hanging Boston Fern will be your best friend. It’s very easy to care for and grows long and graceful in pretty much any room in your home. It handles light better than other ferns and is great at purifying the air.

12. Olive Tree

You’ve no doubt heard the saying, “extend an olive branch” as a symbol of peace and friendship. Having an actual olive tree is one of the most beautiful sentimental touches you can add to your home. This one is easy to grow indoors or outdoors, and comes in a natural jute bag with a hand-tied ribbon.

13. Snake Plant

The Sansevieria, or Snake Plant, gets its name from the glossy emerald leaves with striations that look like patterns on a snake. What a rad houseplant to have in your windowsill.

14. ZZ Floor Plant

The Zamioculcas Zamiifolia (or simply ZZ plant) is a graceful plant with wand-like stems that make it a wonderful floor plant. It’s lush, easy to care for, and brings a relaxing vibe.

15. Ginseng Grafted Ficus

The Ginseng Grafted Ficus tree has Asian origins and its roots are as gnarly and rad as they come. They’re especially unique as you can gently style their roots over rock for a dramatic look. (This one is already done for your and ready to ship!) The Ginseng can be used as an herbal remedy for stress.

16. Pilea Plant

This table-sized plant was deemed plant of the year for good reason. It’s a cool little guy! The Pilea Peperomioides Plant is also called the UFO plant because it’s glowing green, flying saucer-shaped leaves. It also produces little shoots that you can share with your friends!


So snag up a few of these rad houseplants for your home (they ship right to your front door!) and start the process of purifying the air in your home while also being the most chic house on the block!


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