Houseplants not only look beautiful and help to brighten your home, but they have many health benefits too. Below is a list of a few of the benefits, there are many more.
Plants and flowers boost your mood
Having plants in your home and office not only brighten up the space but it can lift your mood. Many studies show that people with plants around them tend to feel better, worry less and take fewer sick days. Flowering plants in particular are amazing mood boosters. Plants help to increase our positivity and make us feel more relaxed.
Houseplants increase humidity
In Calgary, the humidity can be very low during the winter. Houseplants can help raise the humidity in your home and can help improve your health during the winter months as well.
Plants purify the air
Houseplants are great natural air-scrubbers. They help to reduce air pollutants and increase the oxygen in the air. Add a few houseplants in your home to help purify the air.
Some plants help you sleep
Studies have shown that the scent from some plants, for example lavender or jasmine, have a calming effect. These scents help you relax and prepare for a good night sleep.