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Top 5 Houseplants for Anxiety

Top 5 Houseplants for Anxiety

From jasmine to chamomile, these are the houseplants for anxiety, recommended by plant experts.

We are all aware that houseplants have a lot of great benefits, such as they clean the air in your homehelp decrease your stress levelsboost your productivitybrighten up your space, and more! According to the interior and plant experts, not all houseplants are created equal. Some houseplants have a more calming effect than others. If you want to overcome anxiety, especially during this pandemic, these are the houseplants that you have in your space.

How Houseplants Help You Overcome Anxiety

Houseplants are known to improve mood and mental health at work. Of course, there are various reasons behind it. Adding office desk plants can cheer up your workspace because of the emotional satisfaction coming from keeping a plant alive.



Jasmine is one of the houseplants that can help calm your nerves and soothe your anxiety or mild depression because of its scent. Jasmine plants like water. Keep the soil slightly moist, but don’t overwater it. It also needs full sun or part shade of at least 6 hours each day.


Money Plant

One of the most effective houseplants for anxiety is the money plant. It can also help keep your mind calm and reduce stress levels. Plus, it’s a good bedroom plant since it can help people with sleeping disorders. Feng shui experts believe that placing a money plant in your living room or bedroom can help avoid any mental illness.

It grows best under bright, indirect light. Water the plant when the top 2″ to 4″ of the soil is dry.


Pothos are great for beginners who are too worried about how to keep a plant alive. It can tolerate low light but grows well in medium and higher light areas. Keep soil moist, but be careful not to overwater.


Lavender is most commonly used in aromatherapy. It promotes calmness and wellness. Plus, experts say that it can effectively reduce stress and anxiety. Lavenders are also a great bedroom companion if you have a difficult time falling asleep. Lavender needs full sun and well-drained soil to thrive and grow well.



One of the houseplants for anxiety, depression, and insomnia is chamomile. Chamomile grows best under part shade, but it will also grow under full sun. It requires weekly watering to grow best.

Overcoming anxiety, depression, and stress are difficult. However, we hope that these houseplants for anxiety can help you feel better. Check out our Plant Care blog to learn more about different houseplants and tips on how to keep your plants alive and healthy.

Whatever houseplant you choose to transform your home into a lively oasis, you’ll definitely need a stylish planter to display your plant baby in. No matter what your style, there’s an Omysa planter that will be perfect with your garden and home’s décor. From ceramics to fiberstone, check out Omysa’s Shop and add it to your cart!

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