Your environment can play a major role on your mood. Here are some houseplants, you can buy, to improve your mind health, and reduce any harmful substances from the air in your home!
- Boston Fern:
Ferns are well-known for removing negative energy from a room through purifying the air and absorbing harmful toxins from the environment. Because of these air-purifying properties, the Boston Fern is said to offer real health benefits to those who suffer from dry skin or irritably dry noses or throats.
The scent of the geranium plant has been thought to promote peace of mind. The most interesting health benefits of geranium include its ability to lower stress levels, reduce inflammation, relieve menstrual pain, strengthen the immune system, ease digestion, and improve kidney, skin, and hair health. It has antiseptic, antibacterial, and anti-fungal properties, which help heal wound faster.
The aroma of lavender has been thought to improve and ease anxious feelings.
Some of the health benefits of lavender include; the ability to relieve stress, improve mood, promote restful sleep, lower skin irritation, prevent infections, reduce inflammation, eliminate dandruff, and soothe stomach bloating.
A recent study by the Journal of Physiological Anthropology found that the presence of roses in an office environment, helped employees to feel more relaxed and comfortable.
Rose water also has many health benefits, some of which include:
- Helps to soothe skin irritation – it has strong anti inflammatory properties which help to reduct the irritation of eczema or rosacea.
- Relieves headaches – rose water and rose essential oils are used in aromatherapy to relieve headaches.
- Soothes sore throats – rose water has traditionally been used to soothe sore throats.