Apartment plants

The 5 best plants for the bedroom

Plants per bedroom

Every home and gardening lover knows very well how to make the home hospitable and enjoyable. From furnishing to flowers, taking care of the details of our house with taste and criteria, we are able to improve the quality of life and make the environment in which we spend most of our time very pleasant.
Just like furnishing accessories, even plants are fundamental to embellish and make our home more hospitable, green and alive. Flowers and plants, if positioned correctly and placed in the right corners of the house, can give exceptional results, like some plants that if positioned in the room can improve the quality of our sleep hours.
These are species that surely all you know and have probably even already cultivated, without however knowing in depth the beneficial properties.


Lavender is one of the most characteristic and widespread medicinal plants, appreciated by many people for the unique and characteristic fragrance of its flowers. Even dried, lavender flowers continue to give off an exceptional fragrance for several months.
Mainly used as a fragrance for soaps, air fresheners and closet perfumers, lavender is also an excellent plant for relieving stress, anxiety and insomnia. The plant in fact releases volatile substances into the air which, when breathed in, have a great beneficial effect for those present in the room. For this reason, lavender is one of the best varieties of plants to place in the bedroom.


Another plant to have absolutely in your bedroom is aloe. The properties of this species are known to all and exploited in all types of preparations, gels and creams. Ideal for irritated and effective skin as a detoxifier for the body, aloe is easy to grow and if cultivated in the room it excellently purifies the air, as well as providing its fresh and juicy leaves for possible home-made use "of its properties.
Another interesting aspect of the Aloe is that of bioindicator: when the plant is in an environment rich in chemical pollutants, it is colored with brown dots, clearly indicating the poor healthiness of the environment. In this way, positioned in the room will help you get a healthier environment as to the first signals, you can aerate the room or make changes to it.


Jasmine is another plant that improves sleep and brings positive effects by decreasing anxiety and improving the mood of people who decide to grow it in the room. Its fragrance is indeed relaxing and its essential oils are widely used in herbal medicine for the well-known properties. In addition to the phytotherapeutic value, jasmine is also excellent from an ornamental point of view thanks to its tendrils and very choreographic trumpet flowers that will give the environment a romantic and bohemian touch.


The Sanseveria is perhaps the purifying plant par excellence, one of the most known species among plants capable of improving the air in the rooms. Its beautiful leaves in fact improve the purity of the air and oxygen in the room and above all require little care because of their characteristics of a succulent plant. An occasional but abundant watering and diffused light are the only treatments that Sanseveria needs and these, together with the exceptional order of the plant, allow a cultivation that does not dirty the house too much.
Unlike many plants that produce oxygen by day and release carbon dioxide at night, at night Sanseveria releases oxygen, filtering and purifying the air.

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Finally the name of another very important plant for air purification, ivy. Studies produced by NASA on this and other plants have shown that ivy is formidable in air purification, thanks to its extraordinary ability to absorb formaldehyde.
Easy to grow, rustic and resistant, ivy discreetly survives in soft light and low temperatures and is therefore ideal for bedrooms that are usually not very bright.