Are you unable to sleep well? Let’s try and change the air of your bedroom. These five plants would help you get a peaceful sleep tonight:
1. Aloe Vera
An indoor plant which is easy to keep alive, aloe vera has shown to emit oxygen at night, and may help you combat insomnia and improve your overall quality of sleep. It has been listed by NASA as one of the best indoor plants to improve air. It reproduces easily, doesn’t need much direct sunlight, and does not need much watering.
2. Lavender Plant
It is one of the well-known plants when it comes to inducing sleep and reducing anxiety. Lavender smell slows down your heart rate and reduces anxiety levels.
In a study, it revealed that the smell of lavender increases light sleep, and decreases rapid-eye movement (REM) sleep, and amount of time to wake after falling sleep. It has also shown to reduce crying in babies.
3. Jasmine Plant
Jasmine smell has been been shown to improve the quality of your sleep, and increases your alertness and productivity. This plant may also help to reduce anxiety. It’s smell has a soothing affect on your body and mind, and it has shown to reduce anxiety levels, leading to a great quality of sleep.
4. English Ivy Plant
This one is another favorite of NASA. English ivy is easy to grow and is the best air-purifier of all. It may be beneficial for those who have breathing problems and asthma. Studies show that English ivy can reduce air molds to 94% in 12 hours. You can hang it in a pot inside your house, or place it on a ledge where the leaves can trail down.
5. Snake Plant
A popular indoor plant choice by many, snake plants are very easy to keep alive and great for interior decorating. They improve the quality of air and overall atmosphere at home. They are easy to grow and care, and one of the most recommended plants of all. It emits oxygen in the night time while you’re asleep, taking carbon dioxide from the air inside your house. They also filter nasty household toxins from the air.