Should I Keep Indoor House Plants?
Adding a bit of the outdoors is always a good look for your indoors. It grounds a down-to-earth character on your overall aesthetic. For example waterfall-like fountains, seashells, wooden furniture, and last but certainly not the least, indoor house plants.
Indoor house plants (air purifying plants) are versatile as a furniture. You can add greens to your interior design using different approaches. You can put it in a small pot, a large pot, in the seats, hanging from the ceiling — you get it.
Although, there are reasonable causes of hesitation to get one. To mention some, plant maintenance will be added to your list of chores or some indoor house plants can take up a lot of space.
Well, this article should convince you to get one.
If your room is on air-conditioning round-the-clock, you will feel as if your throat and nasal cavities are drier than usual. This is because there’s a lack of humidity in the room that makes the air less desirable. Indoor house plants work to increase humidity inside the room, improving the quality of the air.
REDUCES AIR POLLUTANTS
Indoor house plants also have the ability to filter certain pollutants, like benzene and nitrogen dioxide, which frees the air up off unwanted elements that you will breathe.
REDUCES CARBON DIOXIDE
Most indoor house plants have been observed to reduce carbon dioxide levels in any room with enough light through the photosynthesis process. This not only makes the air feel fresher, it makes the air healthier, clearer, and more breathable.
COOLS THE ROOM DOWN
Indoor house plants act as a natural air regulator inside closed rooms, making the air cooler and more comfortable.
DECREASES BACKGROUND NOISE
Indoor house plants have been observed to reduce noise from the inside or outside. It acts as an absorber to noises like car noises, chatter, or general white noise that could be stressful and obtrusive to daily activities. With enough plants, you can have a zen home or work environment where you can focus on your productivity.
Humans belong to nature. There’s an inborn desire to be surrounded by life and the color green. Indoor house plants tap into the inner mind that keeps us at ease and at home — reducing overall stress. And since indoor house plants have been observed to purify air and reduce noise, it creates an environment that stimulates and relaxes us at the same time.
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