Statistics show that the modern man spends a great deal of his time in enclosed spaces where the lack of touch with nature has a negative impact on his physical and mental health. Several indoor plants are a proven ally of humans in the battle with the damages of the over-urbanidez way of life. Their delicate beauty brings coziness and space in the homes and office spaces, makes the design of the rooms unique and creates a sense of harmony. It is widely known that indoor plants help to purify air from harmful chemicals.
Less popularity still has the results of studies linking the plant microbe with healthy human improvement (Berg, Mahnert & Moissl-Eichinger, 2014). It appears that plant microbial members are an important part of the microbial of the room and contribute to the micro-flora. Plant microorganisms can resist pathogens in microbial ecosystems and thus promote human health.
The numerous studies linking indoor plants, especially green-leaved ones, with psychological well-being can not be ignored. Their effectiveness in mood enhancing, encouraging creativity, increasing resistance to stress has been proven. Empirical research in the office environment has a beneficial effect on the availability of indoor plants on employee productivity and morbidity reduction.
(Bringlimark, Hartig & Patil, 2007)
Here are five of the easiest to grow and spread houseplants:
- Lily of the Peace (Spathiphyllum)
one of the best plants for the home and office due to their presence in different sizes, the attractive appearance and the ability to purify the air. Peace lily grows well in fluorescent light, making it perfect for poorly lit rooms.
- Rubber wood (Hevea Brasiliensis)
perfect for decorating each room because of its voluminous leaves in rich green greens. It can grow to a tree size, but with a regular pruning of the branches and leaves to keep a smaller size.
- The Tree of Life (Crassula ovata)
is best known for its dense oval leaves, similar to coins. He can live for many years with proper care. It is necessary to clean the leaves from the accumulated dust particles to stay shiny and retain their ability to absorb sunlight.
- Devil’s ivy (Epipremnum Aureum)
his sinister name comes from being poisoned for small animals and this requires increased attention from pet owners. It is a creeper, which can give a unique style and class of shelves or underexposed walls. It has strong air-purifying properties and this makes it particularly suitable for office environments.
- Snake Tongue (Sansevieria Trifasciata)
this plant is actually easy to view and beneficial to the atmosphere in the room. It grows vertically and this makes it particularly suitable for refreshing narrow spaces. It can adapt to different lighting, but feels best in indirect sunlight. Because of its desert origin, snakesh can handle long periods of waterlessness, making it extremely durable and easy to grow.