Benefits of Houseplants

As well as purifying the air we breathe, the presence of indoor plants have also been shown to have many other beneficial effects.

 These benefits include:

  •     Increased positive feelings and reduced feelings of anxiety, anger and sadness.
  •     Reduction of sound levels
  •     Reduction of stress levels
  •     Control of humidity to the within the optimum levels for human health
  •     Cooling effect
  •     Absorption of carbon dioxide and emission of oxygen refreshing the air
  •     Improved concentration levels leading to improved productivity particularly with those working with computers
  •     Reduction of absenteeism in the workplace
  •     Faster recovery from mental tiredness
  •     Interiors feel spacious, looked after and clean
  •     People prefer to occupy rooms that contain plants
  •     Improved image - interiors are perceived as "more expensive"

Top 9 Air Purifying Plants - The following plants are most effective in removing potentially harmful chemicals-including those in paints, varnishes, dry cleaning fluids, car exhaust fumes and tobacco smoke-from the air in your home:

  1.     Dragon tree
  2.     Ivy
  3.     Ficus
  4.     Philodendrons
  5.     Spider plants
  6.     Peace lilies
  7.     Ferns
  8.     Chrysanthemums
  9.     Palms

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