Recent research has revealed that having a house plant in your home could help improve your air quality and overall wellbeing. 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.
It’s not something that we like to think about, but the air quality in your home could be poor too. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around!
When it comes to improving air quality and making ourselves feel that little bit better, could a house plant be the answer to our prayers? Compost Direct, online garden retailers of multi purpose compost 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.
Read the infographic below to find out more…