Plants improve our quality in life in so many ways, not least because of how beautiful they are to look at, but did you know they can also help you sleep?
Have your air cleansed of toxins, brighten up your room, and get some quality shut-eye with these slumberous selections.
What plants are proven to help with sleep?
This lush looking plant is a born humidifier. In the winter months when dry air can make for painful sinus passages, an areca palm will be a welcome guest in your bedroom.
The Aloe Vera plant already got the nod from NASA as a bonafide air purifier. Say goodbye to chemicals like formaldehyde and benzene and hello to some serious zzzs.
Fragrant lavender has long been used in herbal remedies and pillow sprays for a soothing effect, but there is evidence that this plant can ease anxiety and work as a mild sedative.
Like lavender, this plant is blessed with scented blooms, and one German study found that deep breath of Gardenia jasminoides can produce a significant calming effect. Ideal for sleep!
If you have allergies or asthma, then installing an English Ivy plant in your home will help you breathe easy at night. This powerhouse plant has been shown to remove up to 78% of airborne mould in less than a day!