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The Best Houseplants To Place In Your Bedroom

Why not bring some nature in the bedroom? Houseplants can have a calming effect and promote a healthy sleep pattern: you will get plenty of fresh, clean oxygen, and transform your bedroom into a more liveable and breathable space!


The pleasant scent of Jasmine helps reduce anxiety levels and has a soothing effect on the body and mind.

It can reduce anxiety levels and lead to a better quality of sleep.

Place a jasmine plant on your nightstand and get ready to a good night's sleep!


The fragrance of Lavender is probably the most well-known when it comes to promoting sleep and reducing anxiety.

There are a ton of lavender scented products available at the store, but why not go for the most natural option – a beautiful Lavender plant?

Lavender is able to slow down heart rate, lower blood pressure, and reduce levels of stress.


With glossy evergreen leaves and beautiful white blossoms, Gardenia is an excellent choice for your bedroom.

This plant is a great natural sleep inducer. Some studies suggested that it might be as effective as Valium in relieving anxiety and promoting sleep.

However, Gardenias can be tricky to maintain as they require a lot of attention. But if you suffer from insomnia or anxiety, investing a little time in one of these beautiful blooms will be worth it - and healthier than taking pills.

Orchids, Succulents, and Bromeliads

At night, these three species will rock you to sleep by increasing the air quality of your bedroom.

This happens because when the sun goes down, most plants begin absorbing oxygen and releasing carbon dioxide.

However, Orchids, Succulents, and Bromeliads do the opposite: they take in carbon dioxide and release oxygen.


The Valerian is a perennial flowering plant with scented pink-white flowers.

Studies have suggested that Valerian's seeds, stem, flowers, and leaves all contain chemicals that may be able to promote sleep, improve mood, and reduce stress.

If you decide to grow your own Valerian plant, know that you can also use it as a natural tea. You will soon see the benefits: improved sleep quality,decreased stress, and even a reduction of menstrual and menopausal symptoms.

Peace Lily

Peace Lily is a superstar plant: not only it can filter the air from harmful toxins like benzene, trichloroethylene, and formaldehyde, but can also boost a room’s humidity by up to 5%.

This will eliminate airborne microbes, which can lead to allergies, dry noses, and sore throats.

Peace Lily doesn't need much maintenance – but will give you a great night's sleep in return.

Gerbera Daisy

Gerbera Daisy is one of those plants that continue releasing oxygen all through the night to help you breathe and sleep better.

The additional oxygen will be particularly helpful if you suffer from sleep apnea or breathing disorders.

Kimberly Queen Fern

Not as popular as the Boston fern, but still effective at removing toxins, this beautiful plant will remove formaldehyde and alcohols from your bedroom's air.

Also, it's high transpiration rate makes it a natural home humidifier.

Scented Geranium

This species of Geranium doesn't have scented flowers, but its leaves smell like apricot, nutmeg, lime, cinnamon, and rose.

Often used as an essential oil for relaxation, Geranium's discrete, soft, and sweet scent will help you sleep like a baby.

Rubber Plant

Rubber plant excels at removing chemical toxins - especially formaldehyde - from indoor air and requires a little maintenance when compared to other plants.

Be mindful: rubber plant leaves can be toxic, so make sure to keep it away from pets or kids roaming around.

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