6 low-maintenance plants that will help you sleep

6 low-maintenance plants that will help you sleep

I understand how frustrating it can be to spend your nights just tossing and turning, finding the perfect position, doing everything you can, just so you can fall asleep. And when you’re finally able to nod off, here comes the sound of your alarm blaring through your ears. Before you know it, it’s time for you to start your day feeling exhausted.

The amount of sleep that you are getting, all those sleepless nights that you’ve had can have so much impact on you. Not only does it affect your energy the next day, but it also affects your productivity and overall mood. But thankfully it turns out there are a lot of bedroom plants that can actually help you fall asleep. Not only will these plants bring vitality and life to your space but they can also help you get a healthy sleeping pattern.

So today, I have gathered 6 of the best bedroom plants that will help you get a goodnight’s sleep.  And you don’t have to worry, these plants don’t require a lot of attention – so you don’t have to work very hard to keep them alive. Check out this list!

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1. Jasmine

This plant’s fragrance is commonly used in perfumes and essential oils. But not only is this plant known to have soothing effects on the body and mind -it turns out that it can also help reduce anxiety levels, leading to greater quality of sleep.

2. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is just packed with so many beneficial properties. It contains different vitamins and minerals that aid’s our bodies’ overall health. The great thing about this plant is that it so versatile, not only will it help heal your cuts and wounds but it can also help improve the quality of your sleep. Aloe Vera has the ability to purify the toxic benzene and formaldehyde from the air in your room which will help you get better sleep. Just make sure to keep it on your bedroom window since it needs a lot of sunlight so you can benefit from it.

3. Valerian

Valerian is known for its sleep-inducing properties, it helps relax your muscles and central nervous system.

And by simply inhaling its scent, it will help you fall asleep quickly. This plant is perfect for those who suffer from insomnia!

4. English Ivy

This plant is known to be one of the top purifying plants. It can fight mold floating in your bedroom air – which helps your bedroom’s overall atmosphere.

Plus, studies have shown that this plant can also improve the symptoms of allergies or asthma -helping the people suffering from them sleep better. This plant is also very low-maintenance and very easy to grow.

5. Snake plant

Snake plant is known for its air-purifying properties, which removes harmful toxins from the air you breathe and it easily transforms carbon dioxide into oxygen overnight -helping you sleep better! This plant is also relatively cheap and is very low maintenance -making it the best bedroom plant!

6. Lavender

This is one of the most well-known plants when it comes to relaxation; it has relaxant properties, helping people who suffer from insomnia, restlessness, or any other similar conditions – which makes it the best plant to induce sleep. So keep a pot of lavender in your bedroom, it will certainly help you get that goodnight’s sleep that you need!

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Plants are not only limited for decor or for creating a lively space, it also has amazing benefits to our health and sleep. And since they are very low maintenance, you don’t have to spend so much time taking care of them. So try these today and let me know what you think!

Do you have anything to add to this list? Let me know in the comment section below. I would love to try them!

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