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These Indoor Plants Are Sure to Boost Your Mood

Small Planter of Peppermint Sitting Near a WindowHouseplants have always been an origin of natural allure, even if indoor plant trends waver, the benefits of including one or more houseplants indoors have remained steady. As a matter of fact, there are a number of indoor plants that are famous for their ability to reduce stress, enhance productivity, and boost your mood. If truth be told, most plant connoisseurs have proven that the unique properties of some houseplants can even help alleviate the symptoms of seasonal depression. Mood-boosting properties make possessing houseplants one of the best things you can do for your personal well-being.

It is a well-known fact that all plants generate oxygen. As for houseplants, this could only show that they help freshen stale indoor air and even remove some of the common pollutants you may find in your Cumming rental property. Even though it is said that you will need over 600 plants to completely purify the air in a 1,500-square-foot house, having a few plants will still produce measurable improvements in indoor air quality.

A number of the more popular indoor plants help boost oxygen levels and remove toxins like xylene, formaldehyde, and toluene from the air. The most common houseplants with the capacity to improve air quality include spider plants, succulents like aloe vera, the peace lily, lavender, and Boston ferns. Mostly all of these plants also bring with them a pleasant fragrance to boot.

A little increase in air quality can have a direct effect on a person’s mood, apart from houseplants revitalizing your mind and body. Simply being in the room with plants and flowers has been shown to reduce stress, improve concentration, and even soothe minor aches and pains. Even though experts cannot pin-point why plants carry this effect, the prevailing theory suggests that humans have a need to connect with nature, which leads to more joy.

Still, just the act of taking care of any houseplant can make you feel happier but other plants are more adept at it than others. In particular, when trying to avoid a case of the blues, studies have decided that no plant does a better job than the snake plant. Acknowledged for its tall sword-shaped leaves and low maintenance requirements, the snake plant is both hardy and easy to grow. It is surely one of the best houseplants you could own to clean airborne toxins from the air. What is more, it also does something that other houseplants don’t do: it releases fresh oxygen into the air at night. Putting one or two of these plants in a bedroom should significantly improve air quality, which is most likely to result in better sleep and an improved mood.

Another plant with proven mood-boosting qualities is peppermint. In studies conducted by neuroscientists, the peppermint plant has been shown to boost mood, memory, and mental awareness. The plant also gives off that distinctive peppermint aroma that can make your kitchen smell great. Easy to grow, peppermint plants thrive indoors all year round provided that the soil is kept at the right moisture level.

Regardless if you get a houseplant to clean your indoor air, add natural beauty to your home, or to give you the feeling of satisfaction that comes with caring for living things is one thing your plant is certain to do. Wall to wall, these factors can help to improve your mood and assist you to be more creative and productive day by day.

But what is a houseplant without a home? Real Property Management Executives Greater Atlanta is about the balance between owner and renter interests. If you are looking for a home, we would appreciate it if you browse our available rentals or contact us to be more informed by talking to a professional Cumming property manager today.

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