If you still think that plants belong out in the sun, in the garden, away from indoor spaces where we live and work, then you are wrong! Having indoor plants not only bring nature into your household or office, studies have shown that keeping simple houseplants can do wonder for your health and wellbeing.
Whether you’re working at the highest building in town or you live in a cosy apartment, you can grow your own little garden or placing small potted plants on your furnitures. Here are 3 great reasons to have indoor plants.
1. Improve Mood and Wellbeing
A house with plants definitely looks more beautiful and refreshing than one without. Looking at how plants beautify a space makes you feel happy and calm. Also, plants are known to have a strong spiritual link with us. People who spend time taking care of plants are more likely to care for others. And caring for plants can help to increase compassion, empathy and improve relationships. The presence of plants contributes to the general feeling of wellbeing, making people more happy and positive about life.
2. Natural Air Purifiers
The air we breathe is filled with toxic pollutants and chemicals such as formaldehyde and benzene which are usually found in cigarettes, paint, vinyl and solvents. Poor air quality can put you and everyone else at increased risk for health issues if an effective air filtering system is not in place. This is when you should get indoor plants. Indoor plants make the best natural air purifiers as they have the ability to remove toxins and compounds from the air. They can trap toxins in their own tissue or break them down and release them as harmless by-products. These plants are the best houseplants that make the best air purifiers – Bamboo Palm, Aloe Vera, Peace Lily, Spider Plant, Snake Plant and Chrysanthemum.
3. Make You Less Sick
Apart from purifying the air and decrease dust, indoor plants can also increase the air’s humidity by releasing water as moisture vapor. Dry air and dust can irritate your senses and having indoor plants can protect us from getting respiratory problems, dry coughs and sore throat. Plants like eucalyptus has the ability to clear congestion from one’s system.
If you’re still constantly falling sick and feel that the air indoor is full of pollutants after adopting some indoor plants, then you might have a sick house. A sick house refers to an environment with full of dust, toxins, mites, molds and pesticides everywhere, and the more you’re exposed to them, the greater you risk for developing the health issues. So it’s important to maintain a clean and hygienic environment. Contact Superb Cleaning at 6515 3897 or firstname.lastname@example.org to deep clean your house or workplace. A well clean environment not only put all the harmful pollutants at bay, it can boost your mood and improve your health and wellbeing!