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8 Houseplants That Are Good For Your Health

8 PLANTS THAT WILL Benefit Your Health St. Johns Wort Benefits St. John's wort is thought to contain chemicals that act on messengers in the nervous system that regulate mood. A herbaceous perennial plant Uses with pretty, star-shaped • Relieves anxiety • Helping to manage moods • Relieves symptoms of depression • Soothes skin irritation flowers. How hard is it to grow? Retemary Benefits Rosemary is a rich source of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory A woody, evergreen herb compounds, which are thought to with needle-like leaves and help boost the immune system and an intense, fragrant aroma. improve blood circulation. Uses • Improves concentration • Enhances memory • Provides neurological protection How hard is it to grow? Dandelion Benefits Contains beta-carotene, an antioxidant that helps protect cells from damage. Often thought of as a mere The flower of the dandelion is also full pesky weed, this yellow of polyphenols, which are another flowering plant has long been type of antioxidant. used in herbal medicine. Uses • Lowers cholesterol • Aids digestion • Boosts the immune system • Detoxifies liver and supports overall liver health How hard is it to grow? Engligh Ing Benefits Purifies airborne mould particles that trigger allergies. English Ivy also has anti-inflammatory, antiarthritic and antioxidant properties. An evergreen, super-climber that can work well both inside and outside the home. Uses • Relaxes airways • Loosens mucus • Eases asthma symptoms, coughs and other lung problems • Treats skin wounds • Improves air quality How hard is it to grow? Snake Plant Benefits Emits oxygen and absorbs carbon dioxide at night, while removing A hardy plant, known for its formaldehyde, trichloroethylene and stiff, sword-like leaves and benzene from the air. striking appearance. Uses • Improves breathing for a better night's sleep • Defends against airborne allergies • Improves air quality How hard is it to grow? Marigold Benefits Strong antibacterial and antiseptic properties which treat skin diseases, A fast growing, woody-based reduces inflammation and treats perennial known for it's infection. Marigold is also a natural impressive deep orange bloom in insect-repellent. summer and autumn. Uses • Speeds healing of wounds • Reduces inflammation caused by eczema and dermatitis • Helps heal nappy rash • Treats yeast inflections How hard is it to grow? Pence Lity Benefits Removes harmful toxins from the air such as ammonia and formaldehyde, A tropical, flowering plant and increases humidity levels. with dark, glossy leaves and impressive white bloom. Uses • Promotes better breathing • Increases humidity which relieves irritated throats and noses • Natural air freshener How hard is it to grow? AVAVA Alve Vera Benefits Contains powerful antibacterial, A fleshy succulent, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. cultivated for agricultural and medicinal uses. Uses • Helps heal burns • Treats inflammations such as psoriasis or eczema • Reduces dental plaque build up • Speeds up recovery of mouth ulcers • Reduces constipation • Helps treat acne How hard is it to grow? V lovethegarden 令

8 Houseplants That Are Good For Your Health

shared by jadedenby on Jun 08
Houseplants are a great addition to homes and workspaces and can help to improve our mental health and wellbeing. Whilst cheese plants and cacti are in abundance on Instagram, it's St. John's Wort tha...


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