Those who have troubles with their sleep will be relieved to find out that there are some plants that will detoxify the air from their bedroom, and they will also help them sleep better.
Many argue that plants should not be placed in the room where we sleep, but the truth is that these plants use a very small amount of oxygen, so there is no real danger in this matter.
Here are 10 plants to choose from and then to place in your bedroom to get a freshened air and a much better sleep:
The relaxing abilities of this plant have been known from ancient times. It has sedative properties and the jasmine essential oil is frequently used to treat depression in a natural manner.
Not only that it has a very strong and pleasant smell, but lavender will also bring relaxation to a whole new level. You can also use lavender oil for a better sleep, but keep a pot close to your bed too.
- Snake plant
This plant is well-known for its ability to clean the air in your bedroom, whether it’s day or night. Its leaves are yellow and green and can be integrated easily into any home decor. What’s great about this plant is the fact that it emits oxygen during nighttime, so that when you wake up in the morning, your bedroom will be fresh.
A study made in 2004 revealed that this plant has hypnotic effects. The root is also used for insomnia and in the treatment of anxiety.
They resemble jasmine a lot in their beauty and their properties, as well. Stop using those sleeping pills and consider holding close to your bed a pot of gardenia.
- Aloe Vera
It helps healing wounds faster, it helps with the digestion, but it also freshens up the air. Just like the snake plant, it releases more oxygen during the night.
- Spider plant
This natural air purifier will remove the formaldehyde from the air up to 90%. So, if you are looking to take in the purest air, consider having one of these around.
- Gerbera Daisy
It looks very good and it is also very useful for your health as well. It also works in releasing oxygen while you sleep, at nighttime. Those who suffer from sleep problems can find their relief in this plant.
- English ivy
It is the ideal plant needed in the bedrooms which could use a bit more fresh air. If you are allergic to something, it will help you out even more. Do not ingest them, as they can be quite toxic to the body.
- Peace lily
It removes the formaldehyde and the benzene from the air. It also keeps the air moist, increasing the humidity level by 5%. Combine it with some other plants and make your bedroom the perfect place for relaxation.