Sleep plays a vital role in good health and well-being throughout our lives. Getting enough quality sleep determines how you feel while you’re awake, supports healthy brain function, maintains our physical health, and helps growth and development in children and teens.
Unfortunately, more than 50 percent of people suffer from insomnia. This can make it harder for the to wake up in the morning or leave them tired throughout the day. Chronic lack of sleep can lead to serious health issues. Often times people turn to prescription drugs or other synthetic products to cure their insomnia.
But you may be able to find a natural relief after buying a few plants.
Some plants can help to relax your body as well as increase the amount of oxygen that enters your body. Here are some plants that will help you get a better night’s sleep:
In addition, to improving sleep this plant has an energizing scent that will keep you alert and productive when you wake.
Valerian can be used in tea and tincture form to cure insomnia. Having a plant in your bedroom will also help you to fall asleep faster.
Distributes oxygen during the night that will calm you as you lie down.
Sometimes allergy sufferers can have a harder time falling asleep because of airborne microbes. This plant will suppress those microbes and prevent dry noses and throats that can keep you up. This plant is also an air purifier and can increase humidity in a room by up to 5 percent.
Lavender helps to purify the air. It also reduces stress and anxiety which can lessen insomnia.
Gardenia has found that it could be as effects as Valium in relieving anxiety and promoting good sleep.
This plant assists with treating respiratory conditions and prevents headaches. It is also good for cleansing the air in your bedroom.
English Ivy Plant
This is a great plant to have around if you have asthma or breathing problems. It soothes chronic breathing issues and purifies the air.