Benefits Of Houseplants

May 3, 2017

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Greening your home, we often think about the aesthetic role of houseplants. Think through what corner of the room better fill plants, how this or that flower will look better on a windowsill or shelf. Potted plants play an important role in interior design. Without plants lose their appeal premises, liveliness. Sure, be it apartment, office, school class or group in kindergarten, always making plants warmth and coziness, harmonize the space surrounding us. By acquiring the plant, we are guided by their visual sensations, emotions, in other words, if the plant likes his beautiful foliage or flower in it unearthly beauty, we buy it.

Later acquired by admiring a plant, there are positive emotions and that's a plus. It is known that the emotional state dependent being, a person's mood. So favorite flowers are quite favorable impact on health and mood, to fill shortage of communion with nature. However, plants not only improve the mood and decorate the space around us. It is known that plants emit into the environment of different organic compounds (volatile), which can kill viruses, bacteria, fungi, have a negative impact on human health. Have volatile disinfecting and sanitizing properties. Therefore, placement of plants, it is useful not only in homes but also child care centers, hospitals, nursing homes, in factories. For example, very common staphylococcal and streptococcal infections, which are everywhere, even in the human body can be locked to prevent reproduction.

By posting on the premises, where there may be, or are people with infectious diseases, such as boxwood plants, cypress, Japanese aucuba. Fungal diseases are struggling palm trees, lavender, myrtle, rosemary. Plants that have a smell (ether-oil) are able to remove fatigue, nervous agitation, and headaches. For example, the smell of lemon leaves, lowers blood pressure and has beneficial effects on cardiac function. Pelargonium (geranium), helps with insomnia, and migraines. Free breathing and to help cope with stress mint. Aloe stimulates the protective properties of the body, increases efficiency. Based on the fact that each plant helps fight various diseases, it might be worth when choosing plants guided by these qualities of no small importance. Next, a well-known, a factor that plants absorb carbon dioxide and give oxygen. What is very important for indoor. Modern man most of the time spends in the room. It is known that in addition to carbon dioxide in the air is a lot of harmful substances that produce construction and finishing materials. Such a substance like formaldehyde, causing headaches, nausea, allergic reactions. When operating a gas stove stands out carbon monoxide, affecting the respiratory tract and lungs. Here are the plants that help reduce the amount of formaldehyde in indoor aloe absorbs up to 90% Chlorophytum up to 85%, philodendron absorbs up to 75% formaldehyde. Since carbon monoxide Chlorophytum good job, absorbing up to 96% and 75% epipremnum. Ivy absorbs up to 90% of benzene, a little less dracaena – 75%. Fairly impressive statistics. One should think about placing, for example, Chlorophytum in the kitchen. Houseplants minimize the harmful effects of electrosmog, cleanse, ionise the air, creating an atmosphere of comfort and harmony. All of this suggests how important are plants in human life.