While pleasing to the eye, houseplants are more than just living decorations, they have incredibly beneficial impact on our mental and physical well-being.
Some top benefits of Houseplants
1. Purify Your Air
Plants absorb harmful toxins, leaving your air crisp and clean. A NASA study shows that houseplants can purify up to 87% of indoor air within 24 hours. Certain common houseplants like the Sansevieria (Snake Plant) are highly effective at removing toxins like benzene and formaldehyde from the air. Snake Plants also release oxygen at night (while you sleep!), making it a great choice of plant for the bedroom.
2. Increased Focus, Productivity, Creativity, & Happiness
Beyond the health effects of just breathing cleaner air, houseplants have an effect on the mind, body, and spirit. Creating a soothing sense of peace, increased pleasantness, and lowering stress and anxiety,
As plants absorb carbon dioxide, they release
oxygen into the environment. Increased oxygen calms your mind so that
you can focus more easily on a task.
To name a few beneficial and favorites for instant decor upgrade in your home,
- African Violets
- Boston fern
- English ivy
- Golden pothos
- Lucky bamboo
- Peace lily
- Spider plant
It’s clear our lives are better and more beautiful with plants in them! With good care, houseplants can thrive for years, bringing many positive
benefits to every living space, and bringing joy to everyone who sees