By Khushi Pal
Published Mar 02, 2024

Hindustan Times

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5 plants to help keep your home naturally cool in summer 

Adding leafy greens to your home is an environment-friendly way to beat the heat and keep your home cool during summer. Here are five houseplants to help keep your home cool.

Aloe vera

Aloe vera is an effective cooling plant for your home as it helps keep the heat and oxygen levels in check. 

Areca Palm

Areca palms have tall leaves that act as a natural cooler. They also help eliminate toxic pollutants from the environment and purify the indoor air. 

Snake plants

Snake plants have a high water content that releases cool evaporated moisture into the air and helps maintain an optimum summer temperature.

Rubber plant

Rubber plants come with big, glossy green leaves, which help improve the humidity in the room. Rubber plants help replenish the moisture in the air, thus keeping your room cool.

Chinese evergreen

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