What does indoor plants do for your bedrooms? They’re not just a beautiful home décor that adds more nature to your space. These offer more than that. Some help repel mosquitoes and flies whose buzz annoys all family members. Some are powerful air purifiers. They will remove toxins in the air that increase the intake of allergies, asthma, inflammation, respiratory issues, and even cancer. There are also some plants that can boost your mood, enhance your creativity, reduce your stress levels. So good, right?
This post introduces 12 plants you should grow in your bedroom. If you are looking for houseplants that can do multiple tasks, these are the way to go. I love bringing more green to my house, so I find these plants worth. More importantly, they do not require much budget and maintenance. Lazy gardeners can definitely try these. Let’s check them out!
Jasmine comes first in this collection. It produces a pleasant scent that improves sleep, increases alertness, and treats depression and anxiety. Its blossoms also bring the elegance to the space.
#2 Aloe Vera
Aloe vera is also called “the plant of immortality”. It has countless medicinal properties, and also cleanses the air and boosts oxygen levels.
One of the best flowering plants that helps lower stress and anxiety is lavender. It calms babies, slows the heart rate, and boosts sleep quality.
#4 Snake Plant
This plant can deal with ease eye irritations, respiratory problems, and headaches, and to boost your energy levels.
This herb is not only used for cooking, it also boosts memory and drastically enhances the air quality in the room.
#6 English Ivy
English Ivy can be missed in this category. This houseplant can reduce airborne mold by 94% and is highly beneficial in the case of lung irritations and allergies.
Valerian releases a sweet scent that may help you fall asleep faster, and stay asleep longer.
#8 Peace Lily
Do you know that peace lily is able to improve the quality of indoor air by up to 60%? There is a warning for pet owners: this plant is toxic to cats, and so should be avoided if your pets are likely to nibble on any part of the plant.
#9 Gerbera Daisies
Gerbera daisies have long been recommended for people who suffer from sleep apnea and allergies. At night, these plant emit oxygen, and absorb toxins and carbon dioxide from the air.
#10 Golden Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Golden pothos is rated by NASA as being one of the top 10 air-filtering houseplants. Then why not place it in your bedroom?
#11 Areca Palm (Dypsis lutescens)
Areca Palm is effective in increasing humidity, which is great for anyone suffering from colds or sinus problems .
#12 Gardenia (Gardenia jamsinoides)
Gardenia is referred to Cape Jasmine. Growing this plant in the bedroom can help you fall asleep faster, and stay asleep longer. If you have trouble drifting off or are a victim of restless nights, just give this plant a try.