Poor quality indoor air has a lot of health risks. Asthma, allergy, inflammation can all be caused by indoor air. Air purifying devices can cost a lot of money, but if you’re looking for natural and less expensive options, here are six indoor plants that can help you.
Jasmine is usually an outdoor plant (in a hot climates) but is also suitable for indoor, if it has enough natural light. Its unique smell can improve sleep quality.
Not only it smells good, but lavender can reduce anxiety and stress. Also, lavender reduces heart rate, improves sleep quality and can reduce baby’s crying.
Rosemary is a special plant that can improve memory by 75%. The effect comes from rubbing it between your hands and then inhaling the smell. Not only it makes you more careful, but it smells wonderful and and improves air quality.
Aloe it is great ally when it comes to improving air quality. It is top of the list made by NASA on plants that generate and improve air quality. More oxygen in the room helps you fall asleep faster and improves sleep quality.
The English Ivy (Hedera helix)
It is a plant that grows very well in the bedroom. This means a big plus for you if you have breathing problems during the night or you’re dealing with asthma. Studies have shown that a growing English ivy reduces up to 94% mold particles in air thus reducing allergies and lung irritation.
Mother-in-Law’s Tongue (Snake Plant)
It is almost impossible to destroy this amazing plant. Some studies have shown that Mother-in-Law’s Tongue plant prevents irritation, respiratory problems, headaches and can make you more energetic.
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