Put these 5 plants in your bedroom and your sleep will improve significantly!
We all need a few more hours of sleep during the week. In fact, more than 40 million Americans have admitted that they suffer from sleep problems, such as insomnia, sleep apnea and nightmares.
But now there's something simple and basic you can do to help your body get the sleep it so desperately needs.
All you need to do to help your brain rest and your body relax is to put one (or all) of these plants around your house and in the bedroom.
For centuries, Lavender has been used as a drug to reduce stress and anxiety, as well as slowing heart rates. The relaxing feature is what draws people to use lavender essential oil to fall asleep more easily. But if you have the plant around your house, your sleep will be good for all hours of the night!
Studies have shown that the aloe plant emits large amounts of oxygen during the night. The increase in oxygen in the air can help fight insomnia and it will help your body stay peaceful and calm while you're dreaming.
Just like aloe vera, the green Sansevieria plant emits more oxygen at night than during the day! It improves the air quality of the room and makes the body breathe more easily.
The Hedera helix is one of the best (and easy to grow) plants to improve air quality. It absorbs the toxins in the air and emits healthy oxygen that helps your body. In fact, the plant can reduce up to 94% of the mold in the air - so with this plant you will easily breathe.
Not only does the Jasmine's smell wonderful in the room, but its strong scent has a number of natural healing properties. For thousands of years, Jasmine has been used to help with sleep and reduce stress.