Bedroom Plants – Plants give us a sense of peacefulness and calmness. They are also proven scientifically to purify and boost the quality of the air that we breathe in.
Some plants are excellent if placed in our bedrooms to add color and accent for a sounder sleep.
Bedroom plants can do more aside from being an additional color to your tables and shelves. They can also improve our mood, boost our creativity, lessen our stress levels, add serenity, and give our bodies a relaxing and recovery time away from the outside environment’s toxicity. The good thing about this is that it naturally filters air pollutants in our bedroom. Aside from that, different types of cactus can also help a better attraction in our bedrooms.
To give you ideas on what to put in your bedrooms, here are ten (10) of the best bedroom plants to purify the air:
1. Snake Plant (Sansavieria)
The snake plant, also called “mother-in-law’s tongue,” is one of the easiest plants to take care of because it tolerates most light levels, making it a perfect choice for a bedroom plant. You can only water this once a week because this plant generally prefers drier conditions making it great for beginners since it doesn’t need to watering regularly.
The good thing about snake plants is it’s not a messy plant. They have sturdy and long strappy leaves that don’t shed off, making them the perfect bedroom plants.
2. Spider Plant ( Chlorophytum Comosum)
The spider plant or also known as the “airplane plant,” is one of the best air-purifying bedroom plants because this plant grows in all kinds of light and average moisture. Spider plants are not prone to getting huge but will eventually make out multiple babies or plantlets.
3. Areca Palm (Dypsis Lutescens)
The Areca palm is the perfect size plant, not too small and not large enough. Its leaves are attractive, and it even becomes an excellent air purifier in our homes. If you want to give your room a tropical vibe, this is a perfect bedroom plant for you. This plant is easy to care for and grows relatively fast, up to seven feet.
Bedroom Plants – Areca palms are the perfect choice for bright rooms. This plant is also non-toxic making it safe for your pets and children. This bedroom plant tends to be easy to maintain so long as they receive consistent watering.
4. Chinese Evergreen (Aglaonema)
If you are a beginner, the Chinese Evergreen is a great choice to plant. It has a broad, long-leafed plant in different color varieties, making it perfect indoors and as a bedroom plant. This plant is grown primarily because of its attractive leathery leaves.
According to some studies, Chinese Evergreen’s red variant is one of the best indoor air purifying plants. It is said to eliminate mainly Benzene, Formaldehyde and give fresh oxygen. It is also a natural humidifier making it the perfect choice for bedroom plants.
5. Monstera Plant (Monstera Deliciosa)
Monstera is a tropical plant from the Araceae family with a broad-leafed plant that gives a tropical vibe indoors. Its name comes from the Latin word meaning “abnormal” because of its peculiar look.
Take note that if the Monstera plant receives too much sun, the leaves will turn yellow. The plant will manifest negative phototropism or grow away from the light if left out in the dark. The indirect sun is best, making it perfect as a houseplant, and you can add to your bedroom plants. This plant is also suitable to place at the bedside near the windows. It is again proven to filter away in-house air pollutants.
6. Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum)
The Peace Lily (Spathiphyllum sp.) is a long-lived plant or often called perennial. These bedroom plants are common in America’s tropical areas, and they got their name from their white blooms because the color white symbolizes peace and calmness.
Peace lilies prefer growing indoors and thrive on any condition. They prefer bright, indirect light from a nearby window and don’t need direct sun. Its alluring beauty is also perfect near our beds for added relaxation after a long tiring day.
7. Pothos (Epipremnum aureum)
Pothos has many common names. One famous term is the “devil’s ivy” because it stays alive even when placed in dark spaces, and it takes a lot of carelessness to kill this plant.
This plant can grow both outdoors and indoors because it tolerates most light conditions. However, too much sun can make its leaves pale-looking, and pothos likes to have their soil dry out between waterings.
It is excellent to place Pothos plants on a hanging pot with its leaves flowing out, which can be a great accent in your living room or even in your bedroom.
8. Rubber Plant (Ficus Elastica)
The rubber plant, also called Ficus elastic, is a popular houseplant because of its attractive large leaves and often comes in different shades.
Rubber plants are known for their great height and beautiful leaves. This plant is a tree-like plant that also comes in different varieties and colors that complement any home decor theme.
Direct sunlight can result in scorched leaves of a rubber plant. These bedroom plants prefer bright, indirect light that isn’t too hot. You can keep your rubber plant near your bedroom window with a sheer curtain to give it just the right amount of indirect sunlight.
9. Pineapple Plant (Ananas Comosus)
The Ananas comosus or commonly known as the pineapple plant is a tropical and water lover plant. While these plants should never be sitting in soggy soil, it’s essential to keep the medium evenly moist at all times.
Some study shows that pineapple plants can cure ant treat snoring. This plant is excellent, especially for those spouses with some trouble sleeping caused by their partners’ snoring.
10. Aloe Vera
The Aloe vera is a succulent plant usually adorned with the Aloe species’ genus because of its attractive appearance and benefits. The plant is stemless with thick, light green, fleshy leaves that move out from the plant’s center core. The margin of the leaves has small thorns.
The plant doesn’t like being exposed to direct sunlight, as this may cause drying out the plant too much, and its leaves become yellow, making it perfect as an indoor plant or as a bedroom plant. Just put it on your windowsill so they can get at least indirect sunlight. Aloe Vera also purifies air pollutants that lurk around the house.
Bedroom Plants – Not only do bedroom plants have many health benefits, but they also add a nice touch of decor and a unique accent that brings positive energy to our personal spaces.
One of the most significant benefits of keeping bedroom plants is that they can enhance our bedroom’s air quality. Because, after all, we deserve to rest like a king in a clean and fresh sleeping area. Besides that reason, keeping bedroom plants is an excellent idea for people who want to live healthy and natural.