Top houseplants for the bedroom
Houseplants can be a beautiful way to bring the outdoors in, their benefits can go beyond botanical good looks!
The addition of a potted plant pal to your space can help with cleaner, more breathable air, with improved humidity levels. They can also boost your mood, increase productivity and help with stress levels.
If you're looking to add some greenery to your space, here are some of the best plants to add to your bedroom:
Snake Plant (also known as Sansevieria or Mother in Law's Tongue)
Snake Plants are low maintenance gems, only needing water occasionally. Not only do Snake Plants purify the air, they also convert carbon dioxide to oxygen at night (most houseplants only do this during the day).
Heart Leaf Philodendron
Another plant perfect for the bedroom and low on the maintenance scale is the Heart Leaf Philodendron, which only needs occasional watering. Make sure you keep out of reach of children and pets.
Extremely easy to care for, the Golden Pothos is great for purifying indorr air of toxins and helps to eliminate odours.
Perfect for a hanging planter, the Spider Plant purifies indoor air by removing harmful chemicals. Find a spot that has bright light (not direct sun), water occasionally and your Spider Plant will thrive.
Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica)
Another beauty of the low maintenance persuasion. The leaves of the Rubber Plant draw in contaminants, making it excellent at cleaning indoor air. Allow to dry between waterings and keep in moderate to low light.
Extremely reliable, peace lilies bloom with lovely white flowers and are great for purifying indoor air. Keep the soil moist and pop in a bright spot. Place out of reach of children and pets.
Another plant that's listed on NASA's top air purifying plants; Aloe Vera releases oxygen at night, perfect for your sleep environment. Aloe Vera is also known for it's medicinal benefits and can be applied topically to scrapes and sunburn.