Beautiful foliage does wonders for your space and your health
Pretty Fresh: The 5 Best Indoor Plants to Naturally Detoxify Your Home
By Cherry Lai
Hand sanitisers, face masks, air purifiers – what about beautiful houseplants?
For a long time, people have looked to bringing luscious foliage into their homes for their rejuvenating purposes. Not only are these labours of love – from gigantic colourful garden blooms to cute leafy potted plants – proven to boost overall wellness and lower stress levels, they also have that magical quality of pulling a whole space together, injecting it with a splash of zen, and transforming it into a true sanctuary of tranquillity and peace of mind.
And now, as the region is battling to keep the raging coronavirus at bay with a range of desperate measures, why not look again into nature’s tried-and-true method to help amplify oxygen content, remove organic pollutants and improve the air quality of your home? Better yet, many varieties are able to withstand the smallest of apartments and minimal up-keeping – ideal for the lifestyles of harried Hong Kongers.
Scroll through the below gallery (cover photo courtesy of limoncello gallery) for our favourites that you can start adorning your home with: