By Khushi Pal
Published May 30, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 cooling plants to bring home amid heatwave

Plants can help promote a refreshing environment and cool your home during summer. Here are five cooling plants to bring home amid a heatwave. 


This air-filtering plant helps maintain oxygen levels, effectively promoting a cool surrounding. 

Rubber plant

Rubber plants feature thick, glossy leaves, which help absorb heat and release moisture in the air. They are great for promoting a refreshing environment at home. 

Snake plant

Snake plants contain high water content, which helps maintain a cool indoor temperature. 

Aloe vera

This vibrant indoor plant has a high transpiration rate, making it effective in maintaining a cool temperature. 

Areca palm

This tropical indoor plant has tall leaves that act as a natural cooler. They also help eliminate toxic environmental pollutants and purify the indoor air.