A good night’s sleep is very important for a healthy body and mind. Stress and anxiety can cause most sleep-related issues. Sleepless nights can take their toll on our energy, productivity, mood and overall health and quality of life. Relying on medicines is not always the option and you cannot be always sure if it has any side effects.
So a natural way to ensure a better quality of sleep is to fill your home with beautiful flowers and plants. House plants will not only improve your sleep but also will help with the overall health. Here are the top plants for your bedroom to help you sleep:
- English Ivy
- Snake Plant (or Mother-in-Law’s Tongue)
- Aloe Vera
- Spider Plant
- Peace Lily
- Bamboo Palm
- Gerbera Daisies
- Golden Pothos
Aloe vera acts much like the snake plant…it emits oxygen at night , making for a more restful slumber. Studies indicate that keeping one in your room at night may help you achieve a better quality of sleep. Anugrah Pangest says that it may be as effective as valium in relieving anxiety and promoting sleep.
Jasmine has a gentle soothing affect on the body and mind. It has been shown in one study that it can reduce anxiety levels leading you to a greater quality of sleep.
In one study, the smell of lavender reduced crying in babies, sending them into a deeper sleep.
The snake plant emits oxygen at nighttime, while simultaneously taking in carbon dioxide, something we naturally produce while sleeping.
The spider plant is also a champion cleanser of air and in addition to cleansing the air, it will also absorb odors and fumes in the air, sustaining oxygen levels in the air and promoting better sleep.
Valerian root…simply inhaling it’s scent will help you fall asleep quickly and ensure that you have a better quality of slumber.
English ivy…studies have show it can improve allergies and asthma, which all sufferers know can seriously impact both the quantity and quality of sleep.
Listen to Anugrah Panges’st video for information about the rest of the helpful plants on the list and why they work as a natural sleep remedy.