Not only are Plants beautiful and relaxing but they also have great health benefits. Research findings show that patients with indoor plants had lower stress levels as compared to those who didn’t. Some simple plants such as Garlic can reduce inflammation and the risks of osteoarthritis. There are some Plants that can be used to get improve dental health by ensuring shiny white teeth. It can also boost a persons immunity and better their cardiovascular overall health.
(1) Plants can purify the air.
They can create a very restful and clean atmosphere. Nature is associated with stress relieving and also reducing the tension. A plant such as an aloe plant can help purify the air of any pollutants in the air. It could be from cleaning products and the plant will show the pollution by displaying brown spots. Another plant is the English Ivy which has been named by scientists as one of the most profitable air freshening plants. The plant is easy to grow and also easy to maintain.
(2) Plants can help avert illness.
Plants absorb moisture that is in the air which can be very helpful. They can help decrease the occurrence of sore throats, colds, dry skin and coughs as well. Rubber trees are very effective and in cleaning the air and they are also very low maintenance. It can eradicate even the strongest toxins and they even do well under cool conditions, unlike other plants. Another plant that does the same thing is the peace lily. Also, peppermint is another plant with health benefits for colds, tuberculosis and also asthma.
(3) For decoration purposes.
Houseplants are very great ways to decorate a house. Plants such as Red-Edged Dracaena are very beautiful and can be used to decorate a home. The plant can grow very tall and they also fill up space. It also removes toxins such as formaldehyde and also xylene. The Golden Pothos is very effective in cleaning the air of formaldehyde as well.
(4) Some plants have healing properties.
Before the invention of modern medicine, people used plants as a healing tool. They used it to clean teeth and make them shiny white teeth. Also sending patients flowers and plants can seem like a very normal and simple thing but it can help them get better. Getting a patient to take care of the plants can be a great way to reduce recovery time and have been proven to be very therapeutic. A good example is the Aloe plant. The plant can monitor the air quality of the house and also can sooth cuts and burns. The plant grows effectively with access to enough sunlight.
(5) Plants can help people work better.
Adding a plant in a working place or a study area can be very beneficial. It can improve a person productivity and also memory. They have been seen to increase a person’s ability to recall things by 20%. A plant can help a person concentrate and reduce some distractions. Research has proven that work done around nature was of better quality than work done with no nature around.