Statistic shows that great number of people is suffering from insomnia or some other type of sleep disorder. Sleep deficiency has negative effect over the health and the quality of people`s life in general. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced that insufficient sleep represents a public health problem which is the reason why people spent their time and money trying desperately to find solution and get rid of their problem once forever.

If you are facing this problem then you have probably tried many different ways and some of them might be banana tea, better matters, medications and relaxation techniques. But if nothing of these was good enough to improve your sleep then this article will save you.

Do you know that the quality of the air directly affects the quality of your sleep and wellbeing? Mold and other airborne contaminants can be a major underlying factor in illness and disease. Knowing this fact we turned to the nature in order to find solution in the various herbs and plants that it offers.

We came to conclusion that the more plants you have in your home the better air you will breathe. Provide your home with plants and you will see how the symptoms that had been bothering you for years will start disappearing.


The following are the health benefits that you will get from indoor plants:

  • Headache relief
  • Less anxiety
  • Enhanced sleep
  • Improved mood
  • Improved brain function
  • Fresh smell
  • Better air quality
  • Reduced stress
  • Prevention of colds and flues

NASA conducted a survey in which was tested the calming and cleansing effect of plants on the environment. They said that the following 5 plants are the once that are best for improvement of sleep and enchanting good vibe in your house:

English Ivy Plant

According to NASA English Ivy plant is on the top of the list of air-purifying plant. They said that this beneficial plant in the home helps to reduce airborne mold up to 94%.

It could be easily grown and is especially good for people who are suffering from asthma and breathing problems.  The thing is that asthma and allergies came as a result of contaminants in the air, and this affordable plant purifies the air from them.

Snake Plant

Snake plants are usually used for decoration but in the same time they are excellent for purification of the air. This plant filters the oxygen and in that way improves the overall atmosphere of a home. Some studies that have been conducted claim that it helps for prevention of eye irritation, respiratory problems and headaches.

Aloe Vera Plant

The other name for this plant is the “plant of immortality”. Keeping it in your home will provide you with many positive health benefits. This is one more plant on the top of the NASA`s list. According to them it emits oxygen at night, which may help with insomnia and improve the overall quality of sleep.

Since it is really easy to keep alive this plant in the house we can`t see a reason not to have one in your house.

Jasmine plant

This exotic plant is one more on the list of air-purifying plants. It reduces stress and anxiety and with that improves the sleep. The power of this plant is in its odor and when you smell it, it improves your mood, reduces anxiety and stress.

Lavender Plant

If you are follower of alternative medicine you have probably used lavender oil at certain point and you have felt its benefits. Growing lavender tree has the same benefits and they are even more intensive. It is shown to reduce anxiety and stress, slow heart rate, improve sleep.