Benefits Of Becoming a Plant Mother
Whether you have a green thumb or not, plants can instantly change the look and feel of your home. Whether you choose a pot full of succulents, a large floor-to-ceiling plant, or something in between, plants can give you many benefits, keep your mind clearer, your home cleaner, and even give you a better night’s rest. While any green plant is better than none, these plants – including serpents, orchids, and bonsai – are all the best for your health and your family. (Also, they look beautiful, which doesn’t hurt).
Here, find the plants that best fit your current needs…. Or, just let them all turn your home into the ultimate oasis.
Pilea: Improve productivity, mood and sleep quality.
Also known as “China’s money plant,” this table-friendly Pilea can improve air quality and ultimately help improve productivity, mood, and sleep. It’s also very easy to clean, which means it will also take the pressure off for you.
Buy this product.Bloomscape Pilea, $35
Panax panax. Replenish your sleep time with oxygen.
Not only does this plant improve air quality, but it does most of its work at night, which in turn will help you get better sleep. This means that pansies – commonly known as serpentine plants – make an ideal bedroom companion.
Buy this one.Bloomscape Sansevieria, $150.
Mini Herb Set. Help you eat healthier.
If you are what you eat, then you want to make sure you are eating something good. With these pre-selected organic, non-GMO seeds, you can grow your own sweet basil, cilantro and dill to use in your favorite recipes. Luckily for you, this kit is small (but powerful), making it perfect for city dwellers.
Buy this.SeedSheet Grow Your Own Mini Herbal Kit, $14.99.
Lavender. Relieve stress, aches and pains.
In addition to looking good, these purple flowers produce an aroma that helps promote calmness and health by relieving stress, pain and suffering.
Buy this product.1-800-Flowers Lovely Lavender Plants, $44.99.
White Phalaenopsis. Helps you relax.
Orchids – such as this stunning flower – give you the best of both worlds: they improve air quality and relieve stress. You see that? There is much more to these orchids than that.
Buy this one.1-800-Flowers White Phalaenopsis, $49.99.
Bonsai: teaching you the routine
Bonsai trees need a lot of TLC – they can live for decades after all. The act of watering, pruning, and caring for these Japanese trees can give you a sense of purpose and responsibility, while relieving any unnecessary stress. Imagine the sense of accomplishment you would feel if your tree survived all the seasons of your life.
Buy this one.Uncommon Goods Dawn Redwood Bonsai Forest, $50.
Chrysanthemum. Purify your air.
In addition to adding greenery (and life to your home!) In addition to this, these houseplants also help to purify and humidify the air. Unlike most plants, they do not release carbon dioxide at night, but instead produce more oxygen. (This means you breathe better when you’re catching your breath.)
Buy this. Live chrysanthemum garden in a hanging driftwood planter, $89.99