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Top 5 Heath Benefits of Plants

Nothing brings life into a space like a houseplant! With so many varieties, there is one for every spot in your home. Just add light and water to create a thriving oasis! We typically consider ourselves to be the ones taking care of the plants, but maybe the plants are taking care of us as well. Adding plants to your home not only enlivens the space, but can also provide health benefits!

From physical to mental health, plant can help ease the burden and provide relief! Many studies have been done to prove the positive physical and mental health benefits that plants bring into our lives including:

1. Improving Air Quality and Allergy Relief

Results from NASA's Clean Air Study showed that plants can be effective at absorbing carbon dioxide, releasing oxygen into the air, and removing pollutants like benzene, formaldehyde, and trichloroethylene. The study suggests at least one plant per 100 square feet in a home can effectively clean the air. The leaves of plants also act as natural filters, removing dust, pollen, and other allergens from the air, giving relief from allergies

Top picks: Snake Plant, Spider Plant, Aloe Vera