7 Benefits of indoor plants – Did You Know?


Who doesn’t love plants? everybody does. They make your surroundings look aesthetic and fascinating. Research has found out that having indoor plants benefits non-living and also living things. Moreover, interior shrubbery plays an indispensable role in providing people a meditating and relaxed environment to work. So, down here are 7 benefits of having indoor plants, whether keep them to make your office environment more of a chill place or hang them on your room walls.

1. Purifies the air

Indoor plants are the natural filters that hook up the allergens and dust or anything in the air and helps you to get inhale fresher and cleaner air. Some of the plants that will purify the air are snake plant, rubber plant, pothos, birds nest fern, etc. Palm trees like Areca Palm, the lady palm, and bamboo palm are also commonly used in homes to help reduce allergens floating around in the air. Also, you need to keep in mind that plants with pollen would worsen the case as pollen causes allergies.

2. Mood booster

Having flowers around you in your room helps to make you feel relaxed and chill. They brighten up your mood and mind and also helps to have a better outlook on life. That is why flowers are gifted on special occasions. Leafy plants and flowering plants help you to worry less and sometimes they remind you for your loved ones or the memories made with them. Some mood booster plants are Manic Botanic, lipstick plant, Lavender, Boston Fern.

3. Herbs help with digestion

Planting certain plants like herbs help reduce bloating, gas, and any other unsavory problems you may have after you eat. Growing herbs like mint, peppermint, and spearmint. Boiling these herbs in water for 5-10min before drinking really helps to cure the digestive diseases. Basil is also a great herb that helps if you are suffering from something like acid reflux.

4. Balances the humidity

Humidity inside homes is very necessary because dryness may affect your skin and can get itchy or flakey. When the rooms are dry, catching the flu or a cold is common. Plants that can provide a humid environment especially in winters as the heaters are on is the spider plant. Spider plants are known to increase the humidity in your rooms by 10% that leads to having soft and healthy skin.

5. Natural medicine

Some plants help to cure diseases without even consulting a doctor. they are great to have in your homes as natural medicines. Aloe vera, henna, methi are some plants that work as natural medicines. Moreover, aloe vera is one of the most common and popular in healing skin related problems. It can also soothe psoriasis. Fun fact, aloe vera is served as a drink that is available in the grocery stores and also helps to get relief from constipation.

6. Helps to have a sound sleep

Plants are the natural producers of oxygen and eliminate carbon dioxide from your surrounding environment. So, when you have more and more plants inside your rooms, they naturally increase the amount of oxygen inside your room. So eventually, having more oxygen around you will help you sleep more soundly.  Gerbera daisies are perfect, happy plants to refresh your room and to help you sleep. Also, lavender is commonly used in oil diffusers and pillow sprays to help you calm down before you go for a sound sleep.

7. Stress venter

When you are in stress, sometimes being surrounded by green plants and trees with some beautiful and pretty flowers really helps to release the stress and give you a calming environment. Taking in of a heart-leaf philodendron or a snake plant to your room or house will help you relax. These plants also help to lower blood pressure, heart rate, and stress hormone levels.

So, this was all about the benefits of interior landscaping or having indoor plants. Try to have more plants both inside and outside your house as it will liven up your surrounding so that you feel refreshing always.

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Posted On - July 4, 2020 | Posted By - Rashi Bhakuni | Read By -


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