Studies have proven that house plants can lead to an improved wellbeing to the homeowner. The Boston fern has been found to purify the air of formaldehyde, for example, whilst the eucalyptus has the potential to help with decongestion. Even looking at plants has been shown to lower pain levels and improve our mood.
Mould, paint and some cleaning products can release fumes that affect the air quality in the home. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around and house plants can help.
It is possible that owning a house plant can improve overall wellbeing through a range of things. Compost Direct, online garden retailers of cheapest topsoil and other essentials, has created a handy infographic to tell us why becoming an indoor horticulturist could be the best thing you do this year.
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