Happy Earth Day

8 Healing Properties of Plants.

Plants essentially do the opposite of what we do when we breathe: release oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. This not only freshens up the air but also eliminates harmful toxins. A positive effect of this increased oxygenation can improve your mood, energy, and mental focus. Place a plant in your working area to improve your work performance. Here are 8 healing properties of plants.

  1. Allergy relief, the leaves, and other parts of the plant act as a natural filter to allergens.

  2. The bright color plants can lift your mood.

  3. House plants add moisture to the air.

  4. Plants are natural air purifiers. Plants soak up pollutants such as (volatile organic compounds or voc’s).

  5. Certain plants have a relaxing quality that helps to calm you and lower your anxiety, such as lavender.

  6. Plants can also help heal your wounds such as aloe for burns cuts nd scrapes. It can also soothe most skin conditions such as psoriasis, Aloe

  7. Plants increase the oxygen levels in your home.

  8. Gardening helps with depression.

Caring for your plants is a reminder to care for yourself!