How could house plants improve your well-being?

Recent research has revealed that one of the best items to have on display in your home could be a house plant. 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.

Although you might not want to think it’s true, the air in our homes contain polluters too. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around!

It’s very likely that a house plant could bring a solution to many when it comes to improving air quality in the home and overall wellbeing. 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 below to discover more…

infographic - houseplants and their health benefits