Many people already know the benefits of keeping plants indoors. They help filer the air and remove allergens from your space. They also add a cheerful bit of color and life to your rooms. And there are so many plants that grow well in containers, anyone can find a plant that works well for their lifestyle, even those with a black thumb.
But what you may not know is that some plants are better suited for certain rooms than others. For example, keeping the right plant in your bedroom can help you get better sleep. That may seem like a stretch to some, but the unique characteristics of some plants can be a big help for those who suffer from insomnia, or just have a hard time staying in a deep sleep throughout the night.
Here are some of the best house plants to promote better sleep:
Lavender: Lavender is a common ingredient in nighttime aides like lotions or bath salts. The scent of lavender is known to reduce anxiety and make people drowsy by lowering heart rate and blood pressure. Lavender is one of the leading additives in baby products, because it is shown to calm fussy babies and help them sleep deeper during the night. Instead of using artificially scented ingredients, keeping a lavender plant in your room is a natural way to get the benefits of lavender.