Besides being an excellent decoration for the home, house plants and herbs can improve your life and health.
Some of them are known for their calming and detox characteristics and effects on the body, and some can help with sleep problems.
In addition, read which 5 house plants you need to have in the bedroom if you suffer from insomnia.
1. Areca palm (Dypsis lutescens)
This plant purifies the air and removes toxins and carbon dioxide. Because it moisturizes the air,this plant is particularly desirable in the winter months when the throat and nose are getting dry from the warm air and heating, one of the main reasons for having difficulties with sleep.
2. Aloe vera
The healing properties of this plant is known to many, various products for skin care and hair are produced from it. Aloe vera is a unusual plant that excreted more oxygen from other plants, so it is good if kept in the bedroom because it improves lung condition and immunity.
3. Ficus Benjamina
This plant is No. 1 in the world of plants for air purification. Ficus Benjamina removes 70% ofbenzene, ammonia and toluene, and other impurities in the air that are produced from furniture made of synthetic materials with poor quality. This house plant will also beautify the whole area.
4. Sansevieria (Sansevieria Trifasciata)
This plant is particularly good for the respiratory and immune system. Reduces headaches andlowers blood pressure, and neutralize the amount of carbon dioxide in the room at night. Sansevieria guarantees good rest.
5. Nephrolepis (Nephrolepis)
This house fern is rich in essential oils, flavonoids and other beneficial substances that have acalming effect on the nervous system. Nephrolepis also helps in dealing with stress.