10 Best Plants For Your House That Purify The Air And Go With Vaastu

10 Best Plants For Your House That Purify The Air And Go With Vaastu

Plants make your living space alive and active. Plants sprawling over bookshelves, side tables, the living room, and kitchen countertops brighten up the aesthetics, energy, and happiness of the space. Of course, they are good aesthetically, but are they good for health and vaastu?

But while choosing plants for indoor or home gardens, we ask and face a lot of questions in our minds.


Which plants are the best indoor plants?

Which plant purifies the air?

Which plants are good, as per Vaastu?

Which plants need low maintenance?

Where can I find the best artistic pots to plant trees?

Which kind of planters are good, whether plastic, ceramic, metal, or terracotta?

As per naturopathic doctors, spending time around plants brings positivity to your life, affecting your body, emotions, and spirit. When you take care of a plant, it builds your emotional well-being by creating an aesthetically energetic space of creation, care, and contentment.

These visually alluring plants detoxify the environment by absorbing carbon dioxide and make the space meditative by bringing peace and tranquility to the space. As per Vaastu, some plants can bring wealth, wisdom, and happiness.

1. Money Plant (Epipremnum aureum)

Money Plant

Image Source: Photo by Farah from Burst 

The money plant is considered a fortune-bringing plant that showers the owner with money and prosperity, especially when kept in the right direction. It is a good air-purifying plant that you can keep in your house.

Care: Easy to grow

Vaastu: You should keep the plant in a southeast direction, in the direction of Lord Ganesh, to remove bad luck and welcome wealth and prosperity.

2. Rubber Plant (Ficus elastica)

Rubber Plant

Image source: Photo by Pegleess Barrios from Burst

Rubber plants, also known as Ficus elastica, make great indoor plants that are generally easy to take care of and need to be watered once a week or when the soil is dry. The rubber plant requires bright, indirect light. Rubber plants feature air-purifying properties. You can keep it in your home for fresh air and a deep sense of luxury.

Care: Intermediate

Vaastu: Keep the plant in a southeast direction in bright light, but away from direct light.

3. Spider Plant (Chlorophytum comosum)

Spider Plant

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Spider plants are very easy to grow with little or no attention. They help to purify the surrounding air. As per the study, spider plants removed 95% of the toxic formaldehyde from the air in a sealed Plexiglass container over a day.

Care: Easy to grow

Vaastu: You can keep this light plant anywhere in your house.

4. Snake Plant (Dracaena trifasciata)

Snake Plant

Image source: Photo by Sarah Pflug from Burst

The leaves grow vertically, which gives them a unique aesthetic appearance in your surroundings. This extremely low-maintenance plant needs to be watered only when the soil is dry. This plant thrives on negligence because the leaves store water. As per NASA research, this plant also removes toxins from the air.

Care: Easy to grow

Vaastu: Keep this plant in the east corner of your house.

5. Boston Fern Plant (Nephrolepis exaltata)

Fern Plant

Image source: Photo by Sabrina Wishak from Burst

The Boston Fern plant has a groovy look that brings elegance to the top of the table, wherever you keep it. This plant loves low light and humidity. Boston fern helps clean VOCS from the air, as per the applied science research report. It is also believed that Boston fern increases sexual wellness and fertility when you keep it at home.

Care: Intermediate

Vaastu: You can keep it in the northeast direction, on kitchen countertops, or in the bedroom. Water it regularly, but only when the soil is dry.

6. Elephant Ear Plants (Colocasia)

Elephant Ear Plant

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This is a tropical perennial plant with instantly recognizable big leaves. These plants need bright light and regular watering. These plants look adorable in your space when you keep them with other plants. Sometimes, these plants are medicinally used to treat insect stings.

Care: Intermediate

Vaastu: You can keep it in the southeast direction of your living room or office to enhance prosperity.

7. ZZ Plants (Zamioculcas zamiifolia)

ZZ Plant

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ZZ plants require less effort to maintain. It is better to neglect them than overwater them. It can withstand low light if you don't have a sunny space. They store water in their semi-succulent stems, so there is no need to water them every week.

Care: Easy

Vaastu: You can keep it in the north or east direction of your home.

8. Air plants (Tillandsia ionantha)

 Air Plant

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Air plants thrive without soil, and this fascination with this plant makes it versatile enough to be used in many creative ways. These plants can grow anywhere in bright or indirect sunlight, and you need to soak the plants in water once a week.

Care: Intermediate

Vaastu: You can keep these plants anywhere except in the southwest or south direction, which is associated with negativity.

9. Watermelon Peperomia (Peperomia argyreia)

 Water Melon Plant

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Watermelon peperomia is a tropical evergreen with captivating fleshy leaves like watermelon. This lant is a household favorite for its alluring texture and charming look. It can elevate your desks, shelves, and windowsills. Water it whenever required; don't overwater it.

Care: Easy

Vaastu: You can keep these plants in the north or east direction to attract positivity.

10. Split Leaf Philodendron (Monstera deliciosa)

Split Leaf Philodendron Plant

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The glossy leaves and deep edges of this tropical plant bring elegance to the space. The splitting leaves give the atmosphere a maximum of glamour and gorgeousness. This plant grows well in indirect light and moisture.

Care: Easy

Vaastu: This plant brings long life and luck when you keep it in the north, east, or northeast direction.

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