Choosing the right plant to put in your bedroom can be the key to a better nights sleep. House plants filter the air and oxygenate the room.
Scented varieties can enhance the effect of relaxation to deepen your sleep further.
We have created a list of the top five plants to have in your bedroom.
Jasmine is commonly grown out doors, but it can be grown in a pot indoors.
This beauty emits a lovely scent that enhances a better nights sleep.
Also known to decrease anxiety, and improving mood upon awakening.
Not all Jasmine plants are scented. The species you want for indoors is Jasminum polyanthum.
Tips on how to look after your Indoor Jasminium polyanthum
Lavender is also known for its divine scent.
This plant not only improves sleep, it is also known to relieve anxiety and stress, as well as slow the heart rate.
Also a good one to put in a babies room.
Tips on how to care for your Indoor Lavender plant
Also known as Mother ‘n’ Laws Tongue, this hardy plant purifies the air.
It emits oxygen at night while taking in carbon dioxide (what we breath out).
It is also known to act as a filter for some common household toxins – See Nasa report – Interior Landscape Plants for Indoor Air Pollution Abatement
Tips on how to care for your Indoor Snake plant
Aloe vera plant
Aloe vera is known as the holy grail for good health.
This amazing plant is also on the Nasa report list of plants that removes common toxins from a room.
Like the snake plant, it also emits oxygen at night.
The aloe plant is also said to be natures form of botox, can also heal minor cuts, burns and soothe aching joints and much more – See Benefits of Aloe vera
Tips on how to care for your Indoor Aloe vera plant
This pretty plant is scented.
In ancient times the root of this plant was made into tea to alleviate insomnia.
In todays times the Valerian root is used in many sleep medications.
Inhaling the scent of this plant will help you to fall asleep quickly, and have a better quality of sleep.
Tips on how to look after your Indoor Valerian plant
If you cannot fit many or any potted plants in your bedroom…
Consider growing them outdoors and putting off cuts into a vase next to your bed.
The heavenly aroma, and oxygenating effects of them altogether, will have you drifting off to sleep in no time.
Article written by Wen Dee
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