Lahore: A study conducted by NASA has revealed that plants have a calming and cleansing effect on the environment and are most effective for helping you get better sleep and improving the vibe of your bedroom.
According to the study, these plants can treat people who face difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep or suffer from insomnia.
These magical plants are listed below with their effective qualities:
1. Aloe Vera Plant
Aloe Vera has numerous health and skin benefits and is an excellent indoor plant that is easy to keep alive!
NASA has listed the plant as one of top air-improving plants and has been shown to emit oxygen at night. Increased oxygen supply at night may help with insomnia and improve overall quality of sleep .
Aloe Vera is also known as the ‘plant of immortality’ and can be reproduced easily. Spread this popular medicinal plant all over you house for maximum benefits!
2. Lavender Plant
Lavender, in all its forms, has been shown to help reduce anxiety and stress, slow heart rate, improve sleep and may even help reduce crying in babies!
3. Jasmine Plant
Jasmine is an exotic plant that’s smell has been proven to help improve the quality of sleep . It can also improve alertness and productivity for an active day ahead! Just smelling this plant may help to reduce anxiety and stress.
4. English Ivy Plant
English ivy is classy and easy to grow. NASA classified the plant as the number one air-purifying plant.
According to the NASA study, English ivy may be particularly beneficial to those who suffer from asthma or breathing problems at night.
The study has also claimed that having English Ivy in the home helps to reduce airborne mold by up to 94%! Since contaminants in the air are a major trigger of allergies, asthma and other breathing problems, this affordable plant may help to significantly improve the quality of sleep.
5. Snake Plant
Already a popular indoor plant choice, snake plants are easy to keep alive and are great for interior decorating. Snake plants are believed to improve air quality by filtering the oxygen and thus improving the overall atmosphere of a home.
Some studies have shown that having a snake plant in the room helps people to avoid eye irritation, respiratory symptoms, headaches and may also improve productivity levels.
Please see link from Ann Sanders "A Green Hand" for some great tips on how to care for your Sansevieria