Indoor Pot Plants for health & well-being

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Improve your Health

Head over to your local (needless to say) plant nursery, pick out some house plants and eco-friendly natural plant feed to keep them healthy.

It’s summer at the moment and your house, office or studio is well vented as the windows are opened daily to let in the fresh breeze that wafts through the building. It won’t be long before the windows are kept shut and the central heating goes on and every tiny draft is plugged up.

Contaminants

It is at this time that potted plants come into their own. As we begin to constantly breathe in the same air during the winter months, inhaling harmful contaminants that are trapped in our warm sealed environment. This is not doing us any good. Plants can help remedy this by removing contaminants in the air.

Winter

It is at this time that potted plants come into their own. As we begin to constantly breathe in the same air during the winter months, inhaling harmful contaminants that are trapped in our warm sealed environment. This is not doing us any good. Plants can help remedy this by removing contaminants in the air.

Dry, Central Heating

A centrally heated building creates a dry atmosphere. Plants release moisture vapours, which increases humidity in the air. In turn, this helps keeps skin moister, and colds and sore throats at bay. Remember to water your plants regularly.

Healthier

You could opt for potted herbs in your home, office or studio. They are just as attractive, do the same job of clearing the air and keeping the atmosphere moist enough, they have a added bonus. If they are in your home you can use them in your cooking. However, in the office or studio, you can take a few leaves from the various herbal plants to make herbal infusions (herbal tea). Keeping you healthy and hydrated. Don’t take too much off one plant as you might kill it.

Less Suffering

Some research done in more recent times shows that there are better productivity and concentration in buildings with enough plants. There is also the fact companies that provide an environment with plenty of pants, have less absenteeism. That people suffer fewer ailments like headaches, fatigue etc.

Greener

Plants look good, are easy to find, a very green solution to a healthier indoor environment. If you don’t go crazy are a pretty cheap solution. If you are worried about keeping plants, ask the guys at the nursery which ones are easy to look after.

Herbs

Herbs for your indoor pots you could buy for also making tea – Rosemary, Mint, Lavender and Lemon Balm.

 

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