Nothing makes your house a home better than house plants?  

42 studies have shown the benefits of growing house plant on physical and mental health in 2022. While  87% of toxins are removed from the air in a 24 hour period. It is clear that growing house plants are beneficial to your family  and your home. 

Let’s look at 7 ways house plants can make your home a healthier and happier place. 

Reduce Stress

Feeling blue? Studies on having house plants in the home have shown that they can improve your mood and provide more resilience. 

Improve Mental Health

House plants are not only good for your mood but they have been shown to affect mental health in other ways as well. Improving mental clarity make house plants a valuable tool for your home office. In addition to mood elevation, the care for house plants provide new stimulation and new experiences and provides a sense of fulfillment. 

Improve Your Sleep

Studies have shown that green plants can reduce cortisol and reduce sleep latency (the time it takes to fall asleep). Not only does interacting with plants before sleep help, the smell of plants also have measurable effect on the quality of your sleep. Many herbs have calming properties that can help to promote relaxation and improve the quality of your sleep.

Boost Immunity

According to the Farmers Almanac there are at least 10 plants that can help to purify the air in your home. Aloe Vera and Snake Plants, have been shown to have antibacterial properties and can help to clean the air and reduce the risk of illness. Spider plants are a great air purifier able to remove formaldehyde and other orders like cigarette smoke, dry cleaning, synthetic carpeting, fingernail polish among others. 

Improve indoor aesthetics

 As a design feature there is no better element than natural plants to give your home a welcoming and healthy style. House plants add natural beauty and visual interest to any room in your home.

Improve productivity

With home offices houseplants have been shown to improve productivity by up to 15%. And the more houseplants in your home office means fewer sick days and a healthier work life.  

We are all looking for ways to make our homes welcoming places to spend time.  House plants with all their benefits are one of the best way to make your new Herbert Home a place of health and happiness for your family.