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Plants Which Help You Get Better Sleep

Written by Sindhu Eravelli

Have trouble in sleeping at night???

The Center for disease control and prevention stated that insufficient sleep is major health problem lot of people are suffering from and spent thousands of dollars to get the solution.If you have done meditation,relaxation techniques and other remedies but still did not find a proper solution to get sleep at night then this article will help you.

Everyone know the fact that spending time out in Nature has various health benefits.Bringing some Nature Indoor could help you to get better sleep.

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There are lot of benefits in bringing plants home like:
  • Better Air Quality
  • Reduces Stress
  • Mood Booster
  • Improves Brain Function
  • Better Smell
  • Prevents Illness
  • Improves Sleep

NASA recently did an entire study on the ability of plants that have a calming and cleansing effect on the environment.So here are five top most plants which help you in getting better sleep.

Most people have no idea that the quality of their air can affect their quality of sleep as well as their overall health and wellness.The contaminants in the air are major cause for several health problems.


 

1.ALOE VERA PLANT

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Aloe Vera plant is an excellent indoor plant because it has lot of benefits and is easy to keep alive.Aloe Vera is listed as NASA’s top most air improving plants and also shown to emit oxygen during nights.Increase in oxygen supply may help with insomnia and helps in  improving the quality of sleep.

Aloe Vera is also known as the ‘plant of immortality’ and can be reproduced easily.Keep this excellent medicinal plant all over you home for maximum benefits.


 

2.LAVENDER PLANT

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You may have used lavender essential oil and know the numerous benefits of it but you ever tried of growing your own lavender plant??Lavender has been shown to reduce stress and anxiety,slows heart rate,improves sleep and even helpful in reducing crying in babies.


 

3.JASMINE PLANT

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Jasmine is a colorful plant whose smell helps in improving the quality of sleep and alertness and keeps you to be refresh next day.Just by smelling this plant it helps to reduce stress and anxiety.


 

4.ENGLISH IVY PLANT

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English Ivy plant is a classy and easy to grow.NASA has named it the NUMBER ONE air purifying plant.This plant is particularly beneficial to those who suffer from Asthma and breathing problems at night.. Studies have shown that having English ivy in the home helps to reduce airborne mold up to 94%. Since contaminants in the air are a major trigger of allergies, asthma and other breathing problems, this affordable plant may help to significantly improve the quality of sleep.


 

5.SNAKE PLANT

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One of the popular indoor plant choice and are great for interior decorating.Snake plants are easy to keep alive  and improves air quality by filtering the oxygen and thus improving the atmosphere of a home. Some studies have shown that having a snake plant in the room helps people to avoid eye irritation, respiratory symptoms, headaches and also many other problems.


 

By adding more indoor plants in your home you will not only get purer air but also improve your health from those illness symptoms.There are many kinds of indoor plants which can improve the quality of air at your home.Try some of these plants for a better health and better  sleep.

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