Plants For Better Sleep

Plants For Better Sleep

Houseplants are great for decorating your house or filling a blank spot by the stairs, but they can also help you get a good night’s sleep. You’ll have to put them in your bedroom of course, but they’ll not only look good and add some healthy green life to your sleep space, they’ll also do wonders for your actual sleep.

Below we’ll take a look at some of our favorite bedroom plants and how they can help improve your sleep.

Areca Palm

A large indoor palm with exotic-looking leaves that acts as a natural humidifier for those with sinus issues. It also helps to purify toxins like formaldehyde from the air.


The lavender plant, besides being a beautiful purple color, offers a gentle and pleasant aroma. It’s often used in spa products due to its relaxation properties. In the bedroom, catching a whiff of lavender may help soothe restlessness, nervousness, anxiety, depression and insomnia.

English Ivy

Well-known for being able to purify up to 94% of airborne mold particles that cause allergies. It’s cleansing properties can provide suffers of asthma or difficulty breathing at night with some much-needed relief. Just be careful as it’s poisonous and should be kept away form children and pets.

Snake Plant

Snake Plants are great are purifying the air around you, as it can absorb excessive amounts of carbon monoxide as well as filter toxins like benzene, xylene, trichloroethylene and formaldehyde. Not only that, but Snake Plants emit oxygen, too.

Boston Ferns

Great natural humidifiers and one of the best air purifying plants. Their humidifying properties may also benefit those suffering from dry skin. They’re also rather easy to care for and require little maintenance.


Jasmine produces small white flowers and give off a sweet scent that is often used in its essential oil form for relaxation. Studies show that this scent is linked to reduced anxiety levels and improved sleep quality.


A valerian plant, with its small pink and white flowers, and sweet scent, have been used for centuries to help with sleep problems including insomnia. Inhaling the scent of valerian root has been shown to induce sleep and improve the quality of sleep.

Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera is one of the easiest pants to take of and one of the best for improving air quality by producing oxygen during the night that can help you breathe easy and rest better.

Don’t dismiss the power of plants! See if they can aid in your nightly sleep today! If your nightly sleep is regularly unsatisfying, it might be time for a new mattress.

Visit Factory Mattress  and let our associates find the best mattress for your sleep needs.