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There are several plants that you can grow in your home that will improve your sleep, reduce stress and anxiety.
If a natural approach to cleaning the air in your home and improving your overall health sounds good to you then you will want these plants in your home as soon as possible.
House Plants for Better Sleep
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1. Peace Lily
NASA conducted a study in the late 80’s to determine which common indoor plants were the best in cleaning and purifying the air naturally and to everyone’s surprise, peace lilies were an out performer being capable of filtering out 5 extremely toxic air pollutions. With that being said, Peace Lilies are a must-have plant you’ll want to fill your home and bedroom with for better sleep at night.
2. Snake Plant
Snake plants are extremely low-maintenance and requires very little watering (every 2-3 weeks). They are known for absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen into air, which would help to induce a more restful sleep during the night.
3. Aloe Vera
Aloe Vera is an extremely easy plant to grow and doesn’t require a ton of attention, which makes this plant great for beginners. Aside from all the amazing benefits that the aloe plant has to offer, it’s a plant that releases oxygen at night which which help you sleep more peacefully as well as boost your immune system.
Gardenias are beautiful house plants that blooms delightful white flowers that emits a sweet and soothing fragrance which has a mildly sedative affect. A study revealed that the scent of gardenia was just as effective as medical prescribed sedatives in being a mood enhancer and inducing a relaxed state of mind without any side effects.
5. Bamboo Palm
The bamboo palm can get rid of harmful pollutants in the air such as benzene and trichloroethylene which have been linked to severe health issues such as cancer and respiratory problems. Expect to have plenty of restful sleep by placing one in your bedroom.
6. English Ivy
The English Ivy plant is the perfect house plant for those with allergies as research has shown it is the best plant for purifying the air from mold and other known allergens. English Ivy is inexpensive and thrives in the shade, as it does not require much upkeep.
To no surprise, lavender is a house plant whose scent has been scientifically researched and proven to reduce stress, lower blood pressure and to slow down your heart rate which are all important factors for deep, restful sleep. If you want to have your best sleep ever, then having a lavender plant in your bedroom is a must.
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