There’s nothing worse than tossing and turning all night, before being awoken by the sound of your alarm clock just minutes after you finally manage to nod off! These sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and overall quality of life.
To avoid pharmaceuticals, numerous people have tried all sorts of natural remedies, banana tea, change their mattresses, practice relaxation techniques, and meditation. If you still haven’t found the remedy that helps you, you should read on!Apparently, you can improve sleep by bringing a bit of nature in the house! You may now be aware of the extent to which the air quality determines the quality of your sleep, and your overall health and wellbeing. Numerous diseases and illnesses are caused by mold and other airborne contaminants. Despite purifying the air, indoor plants will also help you treat numerous annoying symptoms.
Another natural healer that is great for soothing inflammation, scars and burned skin, aloe vera can also detoxify the body. Plus, aloe can help eradicate polluting chemicals found in cleaning agents, thus purifying your air in the bedroom and the rest of your house. There’s another interesting thing in relation to this plant. Namely, when harmful chemicals are at a high level in your home, the plant will develop brown spots, keeping you well aware of the situation.
The scent of this exotic plant improves sleep and also enhances the productivity and alertness the following day. You can also reduce stress and anxiety by smelling it.Not only that, but this research suggests that the positive effects of such a high quality sleep lead you enjoy increased alertness and productivity during the day.
One of the most recommended plants for improving indoor air quality, the Snake Plant is a hardy and easy to care-for plant … always a plus!
What’s great about this plant is that it emits oxygen at night time whilst simultaneously taking in carbon dioxide – something we naturally produce when breathing. All this leads to a purer quality of air and a better night’s sleep.
The Snake Plant also filters some nasty but common household toxins (namely formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and benzene) from the air.
This blissfully scented plant is popularly used as a scent. Valerian is a perennial flowering plant that blooms in the summers with white or pink flowers. The sweet perfume of valerian blossoms can make you fall asleep. By cleansing the air in your surroundings, it ensures a better quality of sleep. Ancient philosophers and physicians prescribed valerian to those suffering from insomnia as it enables good sleep.
English ivy is classy and easy to grow. It was named the NUMBER ONE best air-purifying plant by NASA.English ivy may be particularly beneficial to those who suffer from asthma or breathing problems at night. Studies have shown that having english ivy in the home helps to reduce airborne mold by up to 94%! Since contaminants in the air are a major trigger of allergies, asthma and other breathing problems, this affordable plant may help to significantly improve the quality of sleep.