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Best Mood-Boosting Plants

Plants can lift your mood, which is why they are the perfect addition to your home or office when you want to feel less stressed – not to mention happier overall. The following are some mood-boosting plants that are sure to put a smile on your face.

Best Mood-Boosting Plants


Lavender has a beautiful fragrance that can help increase relaxation and positivity in any home.

Many people grow lavender in their bedrooms so that the smell of the flowers can help them drift off to sleep.


The rose is an iconic flower that is well known for its beauty; however, the benefits of roses are more than surface level.

Roses can help reduce stress and increase focus and mindfulness; although they do require a bit of work to grow successfully indoors, they are definitely worth the effort.

Holy Basil

Holy Basil is an herb that has been used in and outside the kitchen for hundreds of years.

Holy basil leaves contain a compound that is a known relaxant as well as an anti-inflammatory.

Growing holy basil can help beautify your kitchen and help you relax as well.


Honeysuckle is a plant with delicate, beautiful white flowers that can help boost your mood when you are feeling a little low.

Its soothing color and beautiful fragrant scent are perfect for helping to lift your spirits.


Aloe is one of the most well-known plants in the world, and its use for both medicinal and emotional purposes goes back centuries.

Aloe can help purify the air in your home and produce oxygen at night, which will help you feel and sleep better.

Peace Lily

Peace Lily is popular for its distinct white blooms.

In addition to having a calming appearance, this plant can actively remove mold spores and help neutralize toxins such as carbon monoxide and formaldehyde.

Tradescantia Tricolor

This extremely colorful succulent will surely lift your mood when you are feeling low, without worrying about a loss of blooms.

Its dramatic leaves evoke the hues

of an aurora borealis and can add the color and vibrancy your space is missing.


Lemongrass is a bright green herb that is commonly used in many types of cuisine.

But lemongrass isn't just a great ingredient to toss into a meal: its bright fragrance can help you feel relaxed and refreshed, especially if you pinch the leaf a bit to release the scent.

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