5 plants that will help you sleep better
In terms of bedroom furniture and accessories, plants are
something often overlooked by us all, but their benefits in
helping us sleep can be huge.
Having a plant in your bedroom not only looks great but
also brings vitality and life to your sleeping space. But more
importantly it improves the quality of the air within your
sleeping environment which can help reduce stress and
Thinking about adding fauna to your bedroom here are 5 to
1. The Snake plant.
This is often referred to as the Mother in laws tongue. This
is one of our favourites. It turns carbon dioxide into oxygen
at night and will also be removing 4 out of 5 of the most
common toxins in the air.
This is a very good value plant with low maintenance. It’s
listed in a Nasa study of plants for improving air quality.
This is probably the best plant for helping to induce sleep
and bring calmness.
Research has shown the scent of lavender can slow your
heart rate, lower blood pressure and reduce stress levels.
3. English Ivy.
Another plant to make the Nasa list is The English Ivy. Its
leaf studies have shown it can improve symptoms of
allergies or asthma. A study carried out by The American
College of Allergy, Asthma and immunology has reported
the English Ivy can remove up to 94% of airborne faeces and
78% of airborne mould in just 12 hours. This is a must have
plant in the bedroom.
A small plant with a pretty white flower. Its scent is often
used in essential oils for relaxation. Its scent is linked to
reduced anxiety levels.
This is a perennial plant with a very sweet pink and white
flower which blooms during the summer. Its root has been
used for centuries to cure sleeping issues. Simply inhaling its
scent will help you fall asleep faster and improve your sleep
quality. This plant needs at least 6 hours of sun a day and
should be left on your window sill.
Brighten up your bedroom with a plant today.