The Benefits of Indoor Planters
Springtime is upon us and with it, brings about an opportunity to change and bring new life and growth to everything we do. Nature will come alive and our homes will begin to brighten as the evenings get longer.
For many in the Spring and Summer months having indoor planters brings a whole new element to home decor. It can make a room look brighter, more alive and bring a sense of nature to the home.
But there are many benefits to having indoor planters and greenery indoors can boost your health in ways you might not have even thought.
Read our 5 benefits of indoor planters!
1. Reduce Stress
With many of us now working from home, studies have shown having plants in your home or office space can make you feel more comfortable and relaxed.
Studies have shown that repotting house plants and looking after plants can lower stress levels even to those already accustomed to working from home or in closed office spaces.
2. Air Purification
Having indoor plants can actually reduce the levels of toxins and pollutants in the air. The ability to notice a change can depend on the number of plants and size of the indoor space, but around 6-8 medium plants in a large room should be enough to experience a notable difference in air quality.
It is also recommended to occasionally take the plants outdoors to recharge.
3. Improve mental health
Plants can release oxygen into the air helping your brain feel less cloudy and fatigued.
If you suffer from anxiety or depression it can be a good idea to get some plants inside your home. Scents and fragrances of certain plants can also help trigger positive emotions making you feel relaxed and happier, boosting positive chemicals released from the brain.
4. Boost your immune system
Plants can help your immunse system by helping you stay relaxed and sleep better. When you are more relaxed your immune system can work better and you will find it easier to fight off bugs and viruses especially during winter.
Studies carried out in hospitals have also shown those who have plants in their rooms recover faster from surgeries or illness and feel less anxiety or have lower blood pressure than those who don’t!
5. Humidity in the home
Plants release almost all of the water they take in. This water release will help improve air quality and your health. Dry air can lead to irritation and an uncomfortable feeling in the home.
Plants offer the perfect way to add humidity back into your rooms.
If you struggle to sleep at night because of dry air a plant in the room can offer a noticeable benefit.
Plants can even help balance moisture levels in the kitchen or bathroom as they will soak the moisture to use it later.
With so many of us spending a lot more time at home and working from home it might be time to look into the benefits of adding some plants to your rooms. For your health as much as style.
Discover our popular range of indoor planters to find a way to bring nature to your home.