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Indoor Ornamental Plants have a million times more therapeutic benefits than we can ever imagine!
As air pollution becomes a rising concern among masses, it has been found that indoor air may be as polluted as the outdoor air. As a result, Indoor Ornamental Plants do much more than just beautifying your house.
There are several therapeutic benefits and services that indoor plants provide in addition to adding beauty.
Take a look at them below:
It is a well-known fact that plants absorb carbon dioxide from the environment and release oxygen as a result of photosynthesis. This is a well know property of all the plants and does not require any testing.
Indoor plants have a lot more to them than just taking up volatile organic compounds (VOCs). These help you fight cold, sore throats, influenza and other cold-related diseases by nearly 30%. They remove remove dust particles present in the air and increasing humidity.
Benefits of plants reach across physical, psychological, cognitive aspects. Some of the psychological benefits of plants include better self-esteem, relaxation and calmness. Additionally, it has been proven that indoor ornamental plants reduce anxiety and stress and elevate better mood and well-being. An experiment where a group of people in a room with plants and another group in a room with no plants at all were compared. Those with plants around had a four pt. drop in BP as compared to the other group which had a two pt. drop.
There are also several mental benefits to indoor plants. They have a positive impact on one’s mental activities, efficiency and patterns. Some of these benefits are better focus, a better memory, increased concentration and improved determination. Indoor plants also boost creativity. In an experiment, people with plants around were able to generate 13% more ideas as compared to the those with sculptures around them.