You might’ve heard about the discussion surrounding the benefits of houseplants recently. This is because recent studies have proved to us that an indoor plant should be a household necessity! The red-edged dracaena, for example, has been found to purify the air of chemicals that increase our anxiety levels, whilst the eucalyptus has the potential to help with sinus decongestion. Even looking at plants has been shown to lower pain levels and improve our mood.

We must consider the air quality that is in our houses, too. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. You certainly don’t want these chemicals lingering around!

Think about it, could houseplants improve your air quality and overall wellbeing? Compost Direct, online garden retailers of 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 the infographic below to learn more…

infographic - houseplants and their health benefits

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