7 Bedroom Plants That Promote Relaxation And Better Sleep

Updated: Jun 3

Biophilic design has proven to increase wellbeing, health and productivity. As a big part of Biophilic interior design, plants are great at producing oxygen, removing VOCs and creating a beautiful calming space. Having the right plants in your bedroom will significantly improve your sleep environment, boost your mood and creativity.

When choosing the best plants for your bedroom, look for those who work hard at night to release oxygen, remove air toxins, and don't produce a strong scent.

7 Bedroom Plants That Promote Relaxation And Better Sleep

1. Golden Pothos

Pothos is rated one of the best houseplants for removing all indoor air toxins. It is also known as one of the easiest plants to grow even in low light conditions.

Pothos Benefits: purifies the air from harmful toxins, eliminates odours and helps with eye irritation caused by screens.

Care Tip: moderate indirect light but can tolerate medium to low indirect light, not suited for intense, direct sun, water regularly allowing the soil to dry out between watering.

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2. Rubber Plant

The rubber plant is another low maintenance green beauty, excellent at removing air toxins and producing fresh oxygen. As per feng shui, it's adding life energy to darker corners.

Rubber Plant Benefits: Significantly improves indoor air quality.

Care Tip: Medium to bright, indirect light, water occasionally.

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3. Aloe Vera

Aloe Vera works hard at night when it releases most of the oxygen, creating a perfect sleeping environment. It falls under the easy maintenance plants category.

Aloe Vera Benefits: Emitting plenty of oxygen at night, which helps you sleep better.

Care Tip: plenty of indirect sunlight with some direct sun in winter months, minimal but watering and warm temperatures.

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4. Peace Lily

Peace Lily is one of my top 5 favourite plants. It's easy to keep alive, looks stunning, especially in blooming season. It will let you know when unhappy, and it thrives super fast if taken care of correctly.

Peace Lily Benefits: Promotes deep and restful sleep, excellent at reducing humidity.

Care Tip: Indirect medium light, needs consistently moist soil (be careful not to overwater).

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5. Lavender

Lavender commonly used in aromatherapy, where fragrance helps promote calmness and wellness. You can have it potted, or perhaps you could get adventures with the beautifully handmade Fan-Assisted Vase by Blott Works.

Lavender Benefits: With its soothing properties, it reduces stress levels, anxiety and promotes relaxation.

Care Tip: Low maintenance, loves sunshine and requires minimal watering.

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