You’ve probably heard about the recent revelations about houseplants and their health benefits. 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.

Think about the toxins that are in your home too. Mould, paint and certain types of cleaning products can release harmful fumes. These are chemicals that you don’t want lingering around!

Houseplants could be the solution to some of your health and air quality problems. Compost Direct, online garden retailers of topsoil 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.

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Why Do You Need Houseplants In Your Home?