Plants can treat insomnia. Surprised? Don’t be. Interacting with plants a few minutes before getting into bed can help eliminate sleeping troubles. This can be attributed to the calming green that exudes a soothing effect. Apart from the calming green, adding plants with sweet soothing scents by the bedside lets you enjoy a good night’s sleep. Certain plants are better sleep aiders than other plants. So, which plants allow you to enjoy countless nights of deep and sensual rest?
Stick on to the guide to find the most ideal bedroom plants and how to nurture them.
The lavender plant does more than beautify your bedroom. The fragrance produced by the lavender blooms wafts off your worries as you head to bed. Essential oils yielded from the lavender flowers are the most popular aromatherapy essential oils used in a spa treatment. The scent from lavender flowers has soothing properties. The scent reduces blood pressure. It also soothes and calms our nerves making us feel less anxious and relaxed. A relaxed and calmed brain is what you should strive for each time you’re heading to bed. It is easy to grow and nurture indoor lavender plants. It only needs enough light, a little bit of watering, pruning, and a feed every now and then. If your bedroom doesn’t have enough lights, use a grow light to nurture the plant. Bright grow lights produce light that’s equivalent to sunlight. The plant will need more than 10 hours of grow light exposure.
If you desire a healthy night’s rest, you need a plant that lets you breathe in toxin-free air. Snake plants purify indoor air. In addition to this, snake plants breathe out oxygen at night, therefore enhancing the flow of breathable air. The snake plant is the perfect plant for your bedside table if you’re new to plant parenting. It doesn’t need lots of care. You should sparingly water it, put it in a less humid environment, and give it varied light intensity. They can tolerate prolonged shaded or poor lighting conditions. But you should grow your snake plant under indirect lighting.
The Boston Fern will improve the humid conditions in your bedroom and the quality of the air you breathe as you sleep. Due to its humidifying abilities, the Boston fern will be a great addition to your bedroom if you suffer from an irritable and dry nose, dry skin, or throat. Besides, they are also stylish when paired with neutral beddings. Boston ferns love moisture. You need to give the plant enough water and mist it to keep it moist. The plant also dislikes direct sunlight. Keep it in a cool shaded area to get a luscious Boston fern plant.
The gardenia flower is a natural sleep inducer. The plant has the same efficaciousness as valium, thus a great addition to your bedroom if you’ve been battling sleepless nights. The downside of this plant is that it requires lots of attention. They need a cool environment with a moderate humidity level. The plant also requires lots of direct sunlight to grow. If your bedroom doesn’t receive enough sunlight, you’ll have to compensate for that with a grow light. What’s more, the plant gets attached to a spot. Moving it around will disrupt its growth cycle.
The bonsai tree is a real treat for the eyes. It’s a charming sight to wake up to each morning. Apart from its beauty, the bonsai tree brings tranquility and calmness to your bedroom. Anytime you interact with the plant, you feel calm, rested, and peaceful. This plant also triggers a healthy lifestyle. The plant also gets rid of air pollutants, thus allowing you to breathe clean air as you sleep. The bonsai plant is not needy. All it needs is some bit of sunlight, pruning, and a little water as it grows. Water it every 4 days. But once it enters the dormancy stage, it will need less water.
No matter which plants you choose, they will make your bedroom a calm, peaceful, and healthy place to sleep in each night. Nonetheless, a single snake plant, gardenia flower, lavender, bonsai tree, or Boston fern will make a huge difference.