The 8 Best Indoor Plants for Mental Health, Say Wellness Experts 

Spider plants

Spider plants, with light-green foliage with plenty of leaves, are another low-maintenance selection.

Aloe Vera

Drought-resistant and easy to grow, Aloe Vera can be a novice plant owner’s dream because they’re forgivable and adaptable.  


Pothos have chartreuse oval heart-shaped, waxy leaves and are adaptable plants.  


Lavender is a beautiful herb that attracts plenty of pollinators, such as bees and butterflies. 


Dr. Seham says cultivating, collecting, and consuming herbs from your garden improves mental health by providing sensory sensations and a sense of accomplishment. 

Lemon balm

This fragrant green herb is part of the mint family and is simple to cultivate. 


Mint family herb spearmint grows swiftly and is resilient. For quick relaxation, Dr. Seham recommends smelling the leaves without making tea. 

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