6 Plants That Will De-stress Your Home and Purify The Air

Nature has a rejuvenating effect on our bodies and souls, even if it comes in small pots. Read about the many health benefits of various house plants: from improving sleep to elimination of air toxins...
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Plants are often overlooked as being one of the final accessories to decorate a space and give it a homey feel by bringing in some of nature inside. But they are more than just an aesthetically pleasing final touch to a fully decorated space. In 1988, NASA conducted a research study, the findings of which showed that plants can help eliminate toxins from the air. Ever since, the importance and functions of plants have gained more awareness and acknowledgment. A simple pot with a small plant can be enough to raise oxygen levels in a room, help you sleep better at night or reduce your stress levels. It is highly recommended to keep a plant in each room, and with the following therapeutic properties and health benefits, we are sure you will be easily persuaded.

To help purify air…

 Plants are a perfect way to naturally and effectively purify the surrounding air. Add a few Bamboo Palm plants to your home and they will help get rid of toxins.

To help lower anxiety…

Jasmine is a beautiful white flower with a rich aromatic smell that refreshes the area around it instantly. Jasmine can also help lower anxiety.

To relieve allergy symptoms…

Peace Lily can help relieve allergy symptoms, such as dry nose and dry throat. Peace lilies are also great for eliminating toxins.

To relieve stress…

 The smell of Lavender has many benefits that range from better sleep, slowing down heart rate, reducing blood pressure and lowering stress levels

To reduce mold…

English Ivy, if kept indoors, can significantly reduce the amount of mold present in the air and significantly improve indoor air quality.

Better sleep…
Aloe Vera is an effective plant for better sleep as it releases oxygen into the air, helping improve sleep quality.

Although a sociologist at heart, Nadine finds her love in nutrition, her passion in Pilates and her purpose in writing. Nadine is a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition and a Pilates-instructor in the making. She is also the founder of health blog, Nourished by Nadine (@nourishedbynadine) where she shares her own recipes, as well as health tips.

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