Plants are always a great addition to your house. Whether you are creating a garden in the lawn or bringing potted plans inside, hope for positive vibes, good ambience and a classy appearance of your house. Did you know that you can keep plants in the bedroom too? We talked to DM designs, a specialist designer of bedroom furniture in Glasgow, to learn about plants that are best suited to your bedroom, as revealed by American College and NASA.
The best plants for your bedroom:
This plant is used for its medicinal values around the world. The gel obtained from the leaves of aloe Vera could work as a moisturizer, hair revitalizer and even help in soothing insect bites and sunburns. It is used in a number of cosmetic products as well. Apply it to any kinds of cuts or burns to relieve the area of any problems. You can even consume the sap directly for better digestion and glowing skin.
NASA believes that Aloe Vera is the best plant for air purification. It releases oxygen during the night and helps in fighting away formaldehyde found in varnishes and benzene too. Plant then in well-drained pots and keep them at places where they can get plenty of sunlight.
This beautiful variety of palm can be grown beautifully indoors. Though the plant doesn’t mind a little sun, it is a great addition to any bedroom. It has air purifying qualities as well. If you suffer from sinus and cold problems frequently, then this plant will be very helpful to you. It releases moisture in the air and helps in keeping the atmosphere perfect for avoiding germs and allergies. The plant needs bright sunlight but do not expose it to the sun directly. The leaves will start to show signs of sunburn very soon. They will turn a yellowish-green color.
This is one of the most popular as well as the hardiest plants to survive in your home. The plant has a beautiful, almost majestic look that creates a ruffled effect. If you are looking for natural accents in your home, then the Boston fern is right for you. The dropping plant is ninth in the list of air purifying plants by NASA. It is good at removing formaldehyde from the rooms which is common in paints and varnishes.
This plant, however, is very sensitive to other kind of chemicals. You should not keep it at a place where fires or smoke could harm it. Such chemicals are toxic to this plant and it dies almost instantly. Also keep it away from places susceptible to draughts. You should place them in a hanging basket and keep them in the balcony. However, they look equally good in bookshelves too.
This plant is very easy to look after, because of which it can be planted by people who are not too interested in gardening and potted plants too. It grows even in places which have low light. If your bedroom is darker or does not receive enough natural light, this plant will grow there easily. The bigger this plant becomes, the more air it will purify. However, you should regularly use cool water for this plant and provide plant food every month.
Which plants are you bringing home?