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Top 10 Summer Houseplants

Did you know that certain houseplants can aid in cooling your room?

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Peace Lily

A graceful plant that pleases the eye as well as your lungs! The bigger the Peace Lily, the better the plant power. Their lovely green leaves transpire releasing a large amount of oxygen and moisture into the air. Keep your peace lily in indirect sunlight and water whenever the leaves droop.

Spider Plant

Spider Plant, also known as Chlorophytum comosum or Airplane Plant makes for an excellent low maintenance choice. This hardy houseplant is fantastic for cooling the room and even absorbing toxins such as formaldehyde and xylene from your home. Keep it in a semi-shaded spot and be sure to use a well-drained potting mix to avoid any rotting roots.

Aloe Vera

A houseplant with many uses! Its ability to cool and soothe sunburn is one reason that makes it a perfect Summer addition, but also, Aloe Vera has a high water content making it one of the top plants for cooling! As long as you keep this little plant watered during hot weather, you can enjoy its benefits all summer long.

Boston Fern

The Boston Fern! This plant is a powerhouse at removing volatile organic pollutants such as formaldehyde and Xylene (commonly found in tobacco smoke, paper towels, and printing ink) as revealed by a study conducted by NASA. They’re also amazing humidifiers.

Golden Pothos

Also know as Devil’s Ivy or Epipremnum aureum, these low maintenance plants are a great choice for humidifying and cooling down the room. Like a few plants listed above, this heart-shaped beauty is great at removing toxins like benzene, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde and xylene.

Jade Plant

The Jade Plant is believed to bring good luck and fortune to your home. These succulents are perfect for the warmer season with their love for sunlight and need for little water.