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Air-Purifying Plants to Make Your Whole House Smell Awesomely Fresh

The most colorful and best-smelling house plants.

Illustration of a woman with air-purifying houseplants
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Scroll on to see air purifying plants that’ll make your house smell super good. They’re the best-smelling house plants for indoor air quality, and colorful, too.

Houseplants to Make Your Home Smell Good infographic
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  • Jasmine has a sweet aroma that can calm you
  • Lavender is great at making you sleepy
  • Rosemary can help you focus and work smarter
  • Sharry Baby Orchid smells like chocolate. Delicious!
  • Mother-in-Law Tongue turns carbon monoxide into oxygen
  • Devil’s Ivy, also known as Pothos, can cleanse the air of toxic fumes like glue and paint
  • Mums tackle one of the toughest toxins: cigarette smoke.
  • Peace Lily can reduce those annoying “new” odors from upholstery and carpet.

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