Healthy Houseplants

By Sara Fathima

July 11, 2022

Plants with benefits

How Do Houseplants Help?

Studies say that indoor plants help you: - Concentrate better - Boost your productivity - Recover from illness faster Here’s a list of houseplants that  are good for students:

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Feeling blue? A little lavender plant might just be the pick-me-up you need. Research says that it positively affects your mood and alleviates stress, anxiety, and depression. 

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English Ivy

Health helps you be on top of your studies. English Ivy indoor plant contains saponins and flavonoids, which are potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant compounds which may help in healing cough and lung ailments. 

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Aloe Vera

This superhero succulent loves light and moisture. It absorbs carbon dioxide at night and releases oxygen. This means it’s a natural air purifier that will keep moulds away. 

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Rubber Plant

A large plant with green waxy leaves that can not just spruce up your study space but also reduce formaldehyde and carbon monoxide in the air. Unlike some plants, this one is non-allergic, making it the winner. 

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Dracaena Marginata

Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) found in paints and refrigerants can cause a host of health problems such as breathing difficulties or even cancer. NASA studies have found that the dracaena absorbs these pollutants to a great extent and purifies the air.

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Peace Lilies

Pretty plants that prevent mildew formation in your space. They also absorb acetone vapours and mould spores. Having this in your study space can be soothing and healthy at the same time. 

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Snake Plant

Don’t go by its name. This plant helps in reducing harmful compounds such as benzene, xylene, and toluene in your home. This great oxygen-producing houseplant absorbs Co2 at night. In effect, your learning and productivity are enhanced.

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