02 Oct The Best Bedroom Plants For Better Sleep
Poor quality sleep and insomnia is more prevalent now given our current lifestyles with higher levels of stress and anxiety. Having indoor plants instantly brighten up your home and has a calming effect. Some plants go the extra mile either by emitting oxygen at night or aiding sleep which makes them perfect for your bedroom. Here are the best indoor plants that are easy to get, not a hassle to care for, will purify the air while you sleep AND look great in your bedroom.
Purify + O2: Snake Plant (Also known as Sansevieria or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue)
These plants are very easy to care for (this plant even if your home is where all plants come to die) which makes it perfect for busy households. It improves the air quality and are even said to bring the owner good luck! They emit oxygen at night and can remove a multitude of household pollutants and toxins from the air (most found being formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and benzene). Even if you are sleeping, this plants will be hard at work and is ideal to be kept on the nightstand.
Aid Sleep: Lavender
Lavender is known to be effective in treating insomnia and reducing levels of stress, restlessness as well as depression. Inhaling the scent has been shown to lower the heart rate, blood pressure and anxiety levels. Before going to bed, rub the flowers gently to release the wonderful scent and it’s sleep aid properties.
Purify + O2 + Multitask: Aloe Vera
Just like the snake plant, Aloe Vera emits oxygen at night and is easy to care for. This plant is on NASA’s list of top air quality improving plants as well. What’s more, the gel from Aloe Vera leaves can treat minor cuts and dry skin. They also make for an amazing base for any facial mask – this plant is the true definition of beauty sleep!
Purify + Odor Control: Spider Plant
This plant has been shown in studies by NASA to be effective in removing up to 90% of the toxins found in our homes (especially the potential cancerogenic formaldehyde found in clothes and grout). It also improves the smell in a room by absorbing odor and fumes.
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