Have you been having anxiety or feeling stressed lately? You’re not the only one! This year has everyone feeling like they’re on a crazy roller coaster ride they can’t seem to get off – making anxiety and stress levels at an all-time high, especially during quarantine. But did you know indoor plants help relieve stress and anxiety?

That’s right!

So how exactly do indoor plants help relieve stress and anxiety?

Plants promote healthier air quality, which helps alleviate stress and anxiety, especially if you work in an office or indoors. Breathing indoor toxins on a daily basis can affect your overall mental health, which is why having indoor plants is important!

The Benefits of Indoor Plants are Endless!

In fact, many studies have shown that there are endless benefits to having indoor plants. The following are just a few:

  • improve perception
  • lower anxiety and stress levels
  • reduce mild depression
  • improve overall well-being
  • lower blood pressure
  • raise productivity
  • increase self-satisfaction

If you’re not feeling like yourself and need something to boost your mood, we definitely recommend bringing the fresh outdoors inside!

You might be thinking, “Okay, I want indoor plants, but what kind should I get?”


Succulents are one of San Diegans’ favorite plants. They are proven to improve concentration, productivity, and reduce stress and anxiety..


Not only does the calathea help reduce anxiety, but it’s also one of the best plants to purify the air you breathe. They are perfect for indoors.

Snake Plants 

Want a plant so great, even NASA uses it? Get a snake plant! They almost instantly decrease anxiety, improve concentration, sleep, and reaction times.

Philodendron Plants

Philodendron plants are beautiful and also known as vacuums for sucking all the toxins in the air.

At Greenleaf IPS, we care about your mental health and well-being. Let our indoor plants relieve your stress and anxiety; we promise you will not regret it!