It’s time to replace the dreary winter décor with a more vibrant summer look in your home. You’re probably giving it a spring clean, and thinking of news ways to make your house look and feel fresh.

Why not try adding a few stylish indoor plants, and how about ones that can reduce your energy bill, by cooling down your house?

Here are five indoor plants that can bring life into your home and cool your home down for summer, without using air-conditioning.

Aloe Vera

This plant does more than heal nasty burns. It releases oxygen, and removes formaldehyde in the air, cooling down room temperatures.

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NASA listed ferns as one of the most effective air-purifying plants, because just like Aloe Vera, ferns remove formaldehyde.

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Snake plant

Also recommended by NASA, these plants are not only easy to maintain, but they can also bring down the temperature of the room by releasing oxygen at night, and absorbing excessive amounts of toxins.

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Areca Palm Tree

Adding one of these picturesque plants to your home can help to remove formaldehyde, benzene and trichloroethylene to cool down the air temperature.

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Ficus tree

Ficus trees aka weeping figs are great for reducing air pollution, cooling down temperatures and improving air quality. It removes airborne toxins and increases oxygen levels.

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