10 Healing Plants You Should Have in Your Home, According to Experts

Aloe Vera:

Known for its soothing gel, aloe vera is often used topically to treat burns, sunburns, and skin irritations.


Lavender is praised for its calming properties and is often used in aromatherapy to promote relaxation and reduce stress.


Echinacea is believed by some to support the immune system and is commonly used in herbal remedies for colds and respiratory infections.


Peppermint is known for its refreshing scent and potential digestive benefits. Peppermint tea is often consumed for its soothing effects on the stomach.


Chamomile is valued for its calming properties, and chamomile tea is often consumed to promote relaxation and aid in sleep.

Snake Plant:

The snake plant is recognized for its air-purifying abilities, removing toxins from indoor air and promoting better respiratory health.

Lemon Balm:

Lemon balm is often used for its calming effects and is believed to help with sleep and relaxation.


Rosemary is not only a culinary herb but is also believed to have cognitive and memory-enhancing properties.


Calendula is known for its anti-inflammatory and skin-soothing properties. It's often used in ointments, creams, or salves for skin conditions.


Beyond its culinary uses, sage is traditionally used for its antimicrobial properties. Burning dried sage, known as smudging.