Lack of sleep is a public health problem. People who have trouble sleeping from time to time will be happy to know that there are several plants that cannot only detoxify the air in your bedroom but can actually help you sleep. Their benefits include better air quality, better mood, stress relief, headache relief, prevention of colds, improved brain function, reduction in anxiety and prevention of other illnesses.
Here are the plants for your bedroom which help you in sleep:
Jasmine: It is a plant with beautiful little white flowers and a sharply lovable scent that has been liked for its soothing qualities since very old times. This exotic plant has relaxing effect on the body and mind. It has been shown in one study to decrease anxiety levels, leading to a superior quality of sleep.
Lavender: A study found that smell of lavender helped to calm fussy babies. The power of lavender overshadows age. It can be relaxing and pleasant to smell for a people of all ages.
Snake Plant: It is one of the best air filtering house plants according to NASA. It is magnificent for cleaning out your bedroom’s air both day and night and it’s simple green and yellow leaves can fit properly with any room decor. It emits oxygen at nighttime while at the same time taking in carbon dioxide, something we naturally emit when breathing. Some plants take in oxygen for the duration of the dark hours but the snake plant emits oxygen for the period of the nighttime making your bedroom’s air fresh and clean naturally no matter what time of day it is.
Spider Plant: It is a wonderful natural air purifier with the ability to reduce harmful formaldehyde from the air you breathe with competence that is overwhelming. It is also a number one cleanser of air. In addition to cleansing the air it will also take in odors and smoke as well as supporting oxygen levels in the room, promoting better sleep. In a study conducted by NASA, spider plants were shown to eliminate up to ninety percent of formaldehyde in the air surrounding them.
English Ivy: Studies have shown that this leaf can improve symptom of allergies or asthma. It was found to be a top notch air purifier making it perfect for bedroom’s need of fresh air. According to a research, it helps allergies sufferers by purifying the air around it.
Gerbera Daisies: They also release oxygen at night which helps you breathe easy while you sneeze. It has beautiful blooms. It has an effect over time while you sleep, releasing extra oxygen into the air during nighttime. This makes it an ultimate plant for an insomniac looking for a way to brighten the room.
Peace Lily: It can clear the air and help keep drying environments more moist. This makes them perfect for dry climates and they make far less sound than an electric air humidifier. It filters out injurious formaldehyde pollutants, benzene and trichloroethylene.