Indoor Plants Can Boost Your Overall Health and Wellness
When we stop for houseplants, very few of us are aware that certain plants can help us in everyday life. That’s right, plants can improve our overall health and wellbeing. A nice looking plant is great, but a nice looking plant that works its magic in the background on your health is even better! Take a look at these houseplants that can help solve a few common health-related problems.
Spider plants are great for removing formaldehyde from the air in your home. This chemical is found in items such as paper bags, waxed papers, facial tissues, synthetic fabrics, plywood panelling, and more. Spider plants are easy to care for and prefer to kept in less sunny places in your home.
Aloe vera makes a great plant for anyone who encounters burns, sunburn, frostbite, and cold sores. The clear, gel-like substance found in the aloe vera leaves can be directly applied to the skin to soothe skin issues.
English ivy is a great plant that purifies up to 94 percent of airborne mold particles that can trigger allergies. If you have asthma or difficulty breathing at night, it can help you breathe easier and get a restful night’s sleep. Keep in mind that English ivy is poisonous, so keep it away from children and pets.
Never discount the power of what a simple and innocent looking houseplant can do for your health. For all of your personal and commercial insurance needs, contact the team at Kneller Agency today.
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