Sleeping difficulty is a health problem that many people struggle with, and the Center for Disease Control and Prevention claims to have spent thousands of dollars to solve it.
Many people have avoided the use of pharmaceuticals, and focused on using natural remedies such as meditation, banana tea, as well as changing their mattresses.
If you’ve tried some of this remedies unsuccessfully, you should not despair. You can effectively solve the problem by bringing some nature in the house, to enhance the air quality, and hence improve the quality of your sleep.
This can be done by having certain plants in your home, especially in the bedroom. Here are some of the significant
health benefits of indoor plants:
- Reduced anxiety
- Better air quality
- Reduced stress
- Improved mood
- Improved sleep
- Better smell
- Cold/illness prevention
- Headache relief
- Enhanced function of the brain
According to a recent study done by NASA, here are the 5 most powerful plants when it comes to improving sleep:
- Snake Plant
- This plant filters the oxygen, thereby purifying and improving air quality. According to studies, its presence in a room can treat respiratory complications and headaches, prevent eye irritations, and improve productivity level.
Besides improving sleep, the scent of jasmine plant also enhances the following day’s productivity and alertness.
Aloe Vera Plant
During the night, this plant emits oxygen that treats insomnia and improves sleep quality. Otherwise referred to as the ‘plant of immortality”, this plant can easily be reproduced, and hence distributed all around the house.
English Ivy Plant
According to NASA, this easy-to-grow plant is the best air-purifying plant. It is highly effective against asthma or breathing issues. Studies have also revealed that it minimizes airborne mold by up to 94%.
This plant is very beneficial when it comes to treating anxiety, reducing stress, improving sleep, and slowing heart rate.
If you’re successful in purifying the air in your house, you’ll sleep better, thereby being much more productive during the day. Hence, you need to bring some of these plants into your home and improve your sleep and general health.