10 Sleep-inducing House Plants to Keep in the Bedroom

10 Sleep-inducing House Plants to Keep in the Bedroom
Who doesn't like to sleep? In the subway crowded with people, waiting in the departure lounge at the airport, during a boring lecture or break time, or when there is nothing much to do, the only thing that many of us would ideally like to do is sleep. A short sweet nap can sometimes be the perfect remedy for body and mind, and Mother Nature has plenty of alternatives in her lap to bring us close to nature and sleep.
SleepHearty Staff
Last Updated: Mar 9, 2018
Importance Of Sleep
Is your ideal sleep time taking a back seat in your priority list? Ignoring the need to doze off may prove harmful for the health as studies have shown that a human body can often live up to 2 months without food, but can barely survive more than 11 days without sleep.
English Ivy
English Ivy Climber
The fascinating thing about this vine species is that firstly, it is perennial, and secondly, it can grow anywhere and keeps the entire area cool. Experiments on English Ivy have proven that this little green flowering plant is capable of absorbing the toxic gases in the air and is also a potent oxide neutralizer.
Peace Lily
Peace Lily Plant
After conducting various tests on the benefits and properties of Peace Lily, NASA concluded that this beautiful single-petaled flower plant is not only a good option to decorate the bedroom, but also a great option to neutralizes the surroundings from gases like benzene, ammonia, formaldehyde. The tests also found that it induces a deep sleep.
Any sweet fragrance definitely lulls to sleep, and if it is Jasmine, it's a cherry on top! Not only do its flowers make the room beautiful, open and heavenly, they also work on the nervous system and relieve anxiety and stress. Also, it helps in improving the metabolism rate and blood circulation.
Bamboo Palm
Bamboo Palm
Not only will this swaying green leafy plant add charm to your bedroom, it will also dilute and disinfect its surroundings off contaminants like formaldehyde, xylene, and toluene. Introduce this natural air purifier in your home and feel more close to nature's purity.
Pretty and tiny purple flowers with a mesmerizing fragrance that could enchant anyone, Lavender is one of the most sought-after house plants for a better sleep. The plant is as strong and defensive against chemical toxins and effluents suspended in the air as it is devastatingly beautiful. Bring this tiny shrub to your home and treat your sleep-related issues.
Variegated Snake Plant
Variegated Snake Plant
Also known as Mother-in-Law's Tongue (not literally!), these long and standing reeds have different color strips and do not require much space. Don't go by its appearance as its looks are deceptive. It may appear as a mere decorative plant, but in reality, it is one of those limited shrubs which releases oxygen even at night, thereby keeping the air around you clean while you are sleeping.
Valerian Plant
Dump all your sleeping pills and bring home this little green angel. Known as a popular sleep therapist, its flowers would not only make you feel enthusiastic and fresh, but also help in dealing with stress, anxiety, headache, breathing problems and migraine.
Passion Flower
Passion Flower
Not only does this mysterious flower bears a religious association, but is also a decorative plant that can adorn your comforting corner - the bedroom. It is said to treat sleep disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, psychological disturbances, nerve problems, and even breathing issues.
Gardenia Plant
Originally belonging to the Subtropical regions, Gardenia or Cape Jasmine is also a useful herb that relieves anxiety, stress, muscular spasms, and helps you feel fresh and energetic after a good night's sleep.
Spider Plant
Spider Plant
Leaves that appear like the legs of a spider, this plant can protect your surroundings from carcinogenic elements - substances that responsible for cancer. Many household items like glue, paints, and other toxic fumes could affect your health, but not to worry, Spider plant is there for the rescue. Bring home this tiny plant and keep your health problems at bay.
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