Any live indoor plants can bring a unique, natural beauty to your home. But some varieties do more than just look pretty – they can actually boost your chances of a better night’s sleep.
A number of scientific studies have shown that certain houseplants can improve air quality and help you have a more restful night. So, whether you’re struggling with insomnia, daytime sleepiness or just toss and turn all night long, you might want to consider adding one (or more) of the following indoor plants in your sleep space.
Lavender allows you to sleep more easily, according to separate studies from the University of the West of England and Baika Women’s University in Japan.
Lavender houseplants can also improve your sleep quality. Independent research from Wesleyan University in Connecticut and Taipei Medical University Hospital has shown that the scent of lavender promotes deeper sleep, which is key to feeling more alert during the day.
Jasmine reduces anxiety levels, according to research from Wheeling Jesuit University. As a result, this plant can improve your sleep quality.
Jasmine indoor plants won’t help get more hours of shut-eye. But, they will make your sleep time count for more, so you will feel better rested in the morning.
Aloe Vera reduces pollutants in the air. Aloe Vera was found to be one of the top choices to improve air quality.
Aloe Vera emits oxygen at night. Increasing the oxygen supply in your bedroom can help you fall asleep faster and give you a more restful slumber.
Snake Plant, or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue, is another one of the top NASA-recommended indoor plants for boosting air quality.
Like Aloe Vera, the Snake Plant converts carbon dioxide into oxygen at night. So, with this plant in your bedroom, you may have fewer sleep problems.
In addition, the Snake Plant could help you breathe easier for a better night’s sleep. A study of a large beneficial effect on respiratory health.
English Ivy reduce airborne mold, a major trigger of many breathing issues.
NASA research also found that English Ivy is one of the best air-purifying indoor plants. English Ivy filters out pollutants to improve the air quality in your bedroom, which can help you sleep better.
Bringing a bit of Mother Nature into your bedroom could help you get the sleep you need. For more information or to purchase any of these snooze-boosting indoor plants, visit Millcreek Gardens in Salt Lake City, Utah, today.