Listed useful plants in a short video
A large plant with large leaves has gained its popularity along with the Scandinavian style. Appearance is not the only advantage of monstera, it will also help those who have a very dry house. It is these large dark green leaves that are able to moisten the air around. This property is especially useful during the heating season — the humidity level drops to 30%. But there are two conditions. Firstly, one pot is definitely not enough — you need several plants, and you can arrange them either in different corners of the room or on a special rack. Secondly, the flower itself must be watered and sprayed frequently and abundantly. Only in this case, he will be able to give part of the moisture back.
Carefully: despite its benefits, monstera can be dangerous. If the leaf is damaged, it will secrete poisonous juice — therefore, pet owners are better off refraining from such a plant. Those who have small children showing interest in home flora should also be careful.
Small but spreading philodendrons are also not very difficult to grow. At the same time, they can also saturate the air with ozone, making it more humid. To do this, you need to follow the same basic principles — put several copies at once (6-7 minimum) and moisturize well. Philodendron lets vines, and it is also important to spray them abundantly.
Chlorophytum is another useful plant. However, its benefit lies elsewhere: it purifies the air. Such species are called «phytofilters», and they absorb the smallest dust and harmful microorganisms that hover in the air. To some extent, you can even say that they disinfect it. It is believed that chlorophytum should be placed in the kitchen — where there is a gas stove. But this advice is rather controversial. To really feel the improvement in air quality, you also need several plants. The advantage of chlorophytum is that it quickly takes root and grows, which means that it will not be difficult to propagate it. Trying to give him the best care, do not wipe the leaves — they are very brittle and will not be appreciated.
Not all varieties of dieffenbachia look attractive in the interior, but varieties that grow and become like palm trees look stylish. This plant is popular among people who have lung problems. It is also able to purify the air from toxic substances: xylene and toluene, which are released from freshly painted walls.
All herbs that you can grow at home are considered useful plants — it is useful to add greens to dishes, and personally grown ones are also pleasant. You can also grow lemons and peppers, but it requires a lot more gardening skills. And greens are a universal option. Mint, rosemary, basil, parsley and even arugula can be grown without much effort. The most favorable period for the growth of these herbs lasts from March to October. But even in winter they will not die — however, in the presence of additional lighting using, for example, fitolamps.
6 Aloe vera
Aloe vera looks like a cactus because of its jagged, dense leaves, but it belongs to a completely different group. It is unique — it contains more than a hundred vitamins, enzymes, minerals and amino acids. For preventive and medical purposes, aloe gel is used, which is released when the leaf is cut off. When applied externally, aloe juice helps heal wounds, treat burns and acne. It is also taken inside, but this requires consultation with a doctor. To get medicinal juice, cut off the bottom leaf of the plant — but only if at least twelve others remain. When a new leaf appears, you can cut off the next lower one.
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