10 benefits of indoor plants
Clean air with poison gas
Some indoor plants can effectively absorb toxic chemicals produced by house decoration, such as Chlorophyta, Huolan, Boston fern, and ivy, which have a particularly strong ability to absorb formaldehyde; cyclamen, Dejuan, Dianthus, etc. can pass The leaves convert highly toxic sulfur dioxide into non-toxic or low-toxic sulfate compounds through oxidation; iron tree, chrysanthemum, pomegranate, camellia, etc. can effectively remove sulfur dioxide, chlorine, ether, ethylene, carbon monoxide, nitrogen peroxide, and other harmful substances.
Increase the humidity without catching fire
Generally speaking, the indoor relative humidity should not be lower than 30%. If the humidity is too low or too high, it will have an adverse effect on human health. Planting some plants with high moisture requirements indoors, such as green dill, ivy, rhododendron, ferns, etc., will increase the indoor humidity in a natural way and become a natural humidifier.
Natural vacuum cleaner
Studies have shown that orchids, caladium, redback laurel, etc. are natural dust collectors, and the cilia on their plants can trap and adsorb floating particles and smoke in the air. If there is a sufficient number of such plants in the room, the number of planktonic microorganisms and dust in the room will be reduced.
Sterilization and disinfection to protect the health
The flowers and leaves of plants such as crape myrtle, jasmine, lemon, etc. can kill the protozoa such as diphtheria and dysentery within 5 minutes. Rose, dianthus, lily-of-the-valley, violet, rose, Osmanthus, and other plants have fragrances that significantly inhibit the growth and reproduction of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, pneumococcus, and staphylococcus.
manufacture of oxygen and negative ions
Most plants release oxygen through photosynthesis during the day. In particular, cactus succulents are closed. The stomata of the succulent stems are closed during the day and opened at night. Therefore, carbon dioxide is released during the day, and carbon dioxide is absorbed during the night to release oxygen. At the same time, the leaves of plants such as aloe vera and sedum produce negative ions when they release water vapor, which increases the concentration of negative ions in the indoor air.
Mosquito net herbs, pyrethrum, and other plants can effectively repel mosquitoes and prevent mosquito bites. Mosquito Vanilla exudes a fresh and elegant lemon fragrance, which has a good mosquito repellent effect indoors. The higher the temperature, the more aroma it emits, and the better the mosquito repellent effect. Pyrethrum contains pyrethrin, which can also effectively repel mosquitoes.
Cooling and preventing radiation
Planting morning glory, wisteria, rose and other climbing plants in the home environment or around the office, let them climb along with the frame, will form a green pergola. In this way, on a hot summer day, it can effectively reduce sunlight radiation, lower the indoor temperature, and also beautify the living room.
According to statistics, there are more than 200 varieties of flowers that can be used for food, and the medicinal flowers and plants are countless. Flowers such as peony, peony, chrysanthemum, honeysuckle and other flowers are integrated into medicinal and edible. If you raise a few pots at home, you can directly use them for edible or medicinal purposes.
Beauty and beauty
Flowers contain various biological glycosides, plant hormones, floral essences, esters, organic acids, vitamins, and trace elements, etc., which can inhibit skin aging, enhance the vitality of skin cells, and achieve the effects of skincare, moisturizing and beauty. Indoor plants such as roses, aloe vera, and rose have a good cosmetic effect.
Relaxing body and mind is good for sleep
The pleasant aromas emitted by plants such as jasmine, rose, violet and mint can make people relax, be happy, relieve bad moods, help sleep, and improve the quality of life and work efficiency.
The flowers and plants have been given to us much more than they have requested, so bringing a few pots of flowers and plants home should be something you will do right away.