Written by: Olivia Bricen, Vera Health blogger
If you’re anything like me, you enjoy having indoor plants in your space for various reasons. They liven up my work desk and home, reduce my stress levels, and boost my mood. Have you ever felt better with indoor plants around, too? It turns out that these feel-good emotions are no accident. They’re backed by science! Studies show that indoor plants are full of psychological and physiological benefits, like lowering cortisol levels, improving job satisfaction, and purifying indoor air.
In the digital age, it is no surprise that we spend over 85% of our time inside, but did you know that indoor air pollution can be even more harmful than outdoor air pollution? You may not be able to see them, but there are toxins like formaldehyde, mold, benzene, and carbon monoxide floating in the air that you breathe. However, you can use indoor plants as natural air purifiers to detox your home or office. In 1989, NASA released a famous study that proves the power of interior plants and how they fight indoor air pollution. So, which plants to you need to add to your space to feel better and breathe easier? Let’s take a look.
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