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6 HEALTHY PLANTS FOR YOUR HOME

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Written by Saloni Chachan

Air pollution is what we all are facing nowadays and it is hampering our health and body. Make your home a healthier place to live in by removing the air pollutants that causes airborne diseases.

Here are 6 plants that will not only make your home look good but will also help you live a healthier life –

JASMINE

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This has a soothing effect on your body. It will reduce your stress and will bring a lot of positive energy. Its sweet fragrance will keep you alert and help you to concentrate on your work more easily.

ALOE VERA

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This plant needs very little water but it locks the moisture within itself. This medicinal plant is a must have in your home, it cures minor cuts, rashes, insect bites and cures dry skin too, but you need to keep it under the sun.

SNAKE PLANT

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According to NASA, snake plant is one of the best house filtering plants. It turns carbon dioxide into oxygen at night. it is well known to fight airborne diseases like formaldehyde. It is easy to maintain as it needs occasional watering and prefers dry conditions.

PEACE LILY

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This plant is comparatively smaller than the rest but has equal benefits of purifying the air. It helps in increasing room humidity by 5% which is good for breathing while you are asleep. It is easy to maintain and needs to be watered once a week.

LAVENDER

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According to a study, the scent of lavender reduces crying in babies and gives them a sound sleep. It is a proved fact that it lowers heart rates, blood pressure, and stress levels. It is best when it comes to reducing anxiety and giving a deep sleep.

GARDEN MUM

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According to a research in NASA, this plant was an air purifying champion and the research also showed that it removes ammonia, benzene, and xylene from the air. It can be placed outside as well and is easily available at garden stores.

I hope these plants will help you to reduce your stress.

 

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Saloni Chachan