Did You Know Plants Can Improve Your Health?

Did you know that having plants in your home can improve your overall health? A few well-placed ferns, spider plants, air plants and succulents can do wonders for your overall wellbeing.  Scientists recommend one potted plant per 100 square feet to feel the benefits. You can even get plants tailored to your needs, like plants that will help remove formaldehyde from the air. Here are just a few of the reasons that you need to consider going green in 2018!

- Plants clean and purify the air.

- Plants lower the risk for airborne illness.

-Plants boost ones overall mood by lowering anxiety, depression, and stress.

-Plants help enhance concentration, especially in office settings!

-Plants are shown to improve overall well-being in hospital patients.

-Plants have specific health benefits for certain diseases including lowering the risk for stroke, by 34 percent, ischemic heart disease, by 26 percent, COPD, by 22 percent, respiratory infections in children, by 12 percent, and lung cancer by 6 percent!

-Plants have been known to lower blood pressure.

-Plants help people recover from illness faster.

-Plants can improve sleep

-Plants can help to combat the negative effects of smoking inside.

-Plants can help you improve your overall mental health.

We have plants in every size and price point, so stop by Blumz, Holly, Ferndale or Detroit and pick something up to start getting healthy in 2018!

To learn more about how plants affect your health click here.