Benefits of Plant for Your Mental & Physical Health

Have you been to a greenhouses and conservatories? If you've been to one,  the density of the air is incomparable. There is a different kind of moisture that you feel damping your skin. Makes you feel more alive and happy. 

Mental & Physical Health Benefits of Plants: 
  • Plants relieves stress and anxiety - Stress can come in any form. Plants like chamomile helps to calm jitters. Compounds in chamomile bind to the same brain receptors as drugs like Valium, calming them.
  • Promotes better sleep - Since plants are known to purify and  replenish oxygen, this can aid on better sleep.
  • Improve your memory -   Rosemary, ginseng , green tea, sage and etc
  • Can change your emotions - It makes you happier
  • Promote mental health -  Studies have shown that plants - including succulents - help improve concentration, productivity and mood, and reduce stress.
  • Enhances creativity - When you have plants at home, moving then from one planter to another and decorating the pot needs a little creativity. Over time, you will learn new styles on how to pot them just right. 
  • They help deter illness
  • Purifies air - Plants take in carbon dioxide that we emit in exchange for oxygen. Aloe Vera, just like other plants,  is very good at cleaning toxins from the air.

Studies show that plants are beneficial to your health because they absorb carbon dioxide and releases oxygen. This not only freshens up the air, but also eliminates harmful toxins. Extensive research by NASA has revealed that houseplants can remove up to 87 per cent of air toxin in 24 hours. Studies have also proven that indoor plants improve concentration and productivity by up to 15 percent!, reduce stress levels and boost your mood — making them perfect for not just your home but your work space, too.  Dr. B.C. Wolverton found that the addition of plants to homes and offices helped remove these VOCs from the air. The complaints were greatly reduced with the addition of living plants.