How are indoor plants beneficial for us?
Studies show that anxiety and stress are the main reasons of insomnia. Spending time in the nature reduces our stress and anxiety levels. What better way to bring nature to our bedroom in this fast-paced life, than to bring in indoor plants.
Poor air quality from pollution, odors and mold fungi can impact our breathing, thus making our regular sleep next to impossible. Sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and quality of our life.
How do plants help us to sleep?
Plants have a calming effect as it releases oxygen and improve the air quality inside our rooms. NASA did a whole study on how plants help in our sleeping patterns. So, plants not only make for a good looking interior but also bring vitality and health.
What are the plants that have calming and purifying properties?
We have compiled a list of plants based on their calming and soothing properties to ensure that you have a good night’s sleep.
Jasmine: This exotic plant has a gentle, soothing effect on the body and mind. As a result it reduce anxiety levels, leading to a greater quality of sleep. The positive effects of quality sleep are that you enjoy increased alertness and productivity during the day.
Aloe Vera: Listed as one of NASA’s top air-improving plants, Aloe Vera emits oxygen at night, making for a more restful slumber. It’s also one of the easiest plants to grow.It is very low maintenance and so doesn’t require frequent watering.
Peace Lily: Peace Lily is another of NASA’s superstar plants, helping to filter out harmful benzene, trichloro-ethylene, and formaldehyde toxins. It suppresses airborne microbes that can lead to allergies. A nice shady position and weekly watering is all the Peace Lily needs.
Bamboo Palm: Also known as a Reed Palm, this small plant is a fantastic air purifier. It effectively removes airborne smells and toxins. Not only will you be able to enjoy your home’s pure, fresh air during the day, but you will enjoy a fantastic night’s sleep too. Keep the soil moist and place the plant away from direct sunlight.