Sleep depravity is a common problem in the new age. But worry no more! You can use these five plants in your bedroom to improve the quality of your bedroom air and help you sleep better:
1. Aloe Vera
Even listed by NASA as the plant to improve indoor air quality, Aloe Vera can emit oxygen at the high rate at night. The best part about it is that it doesn’t require much effort to maintain the plant as it has the capacity to reproduce easily without much need of sunlight and watering. The other benefits include combating insomnia and improving sleep quality.
2. Lavender Plant
Lavender is best known to tackle anxiety, but it also helps in inducing sleep. It’s in the smell of lavender that induces sleep by slowing down the heart rate and reducing anxiety level. How does it work? Well, studies show that the smell increases light sleep, and decreases rapid-eye moment (REM) sleep and time required to wake up after falling sleep. Also, if you have a baby that cries a lot, then the smell also helps to reduce that.
3. Jasmine Plant
Studies show that smell of jasmine improves alertness and productivity, while at the same time improving the quality of sleep. They are also known to help anxiety patients as it has soothing effects on mind and body.
4. English Ivy Plant
English Ivy Plant is also listed by NASA for best indoor plants. They are known to be a good air purifier with the capacity of reducing air molds to 94% in 12 hours. Asthma patients and people with breathing problems can take the most of the plant. But it is also for those with sleeping problems.
5. Snake Plant
While also used for decorating by many, snake plant is a great choice for improving overall atmosphere at home. Since they are also easy to grow, snake plants are recommended the most. They can filter toxins from the air, and for sleeping purpose, they emit oxygen at night while taking carbon dioxide from the air.