All you have to do is observe the striking purple petals of African Violet and you will stimulate the release of adrenaline. As a result, your energy levels will rise and the flow of oxygen to the brain will increase, helping you relax.2 Have healing powers
According to the National Institutes of Health, Aloe Vera was known as the "immortality plant" in Egypt and was used to heal wounds. Today, people usually rub it on sunburn or redness caused by pain relief.3 Decrease stress
According to the Journal of Environmental Psychology, flowering plants (such as Anthurium) help decrease stress levels. Surely it is something that almost every room in your home might need, right?
The next time you experience writer's block, go to the nearest nursery. According to Justin Hancock, Costa Farms gardening expert, Croton's colorful leaves inspire and energize the environment, even you!5 Clean the air
If you want to make sure that the air you are breathing at home is healthy and clean, look no further, you need an ivy. NASA scientists discovered that it is the indoor plant with the best air filter, because it is the one that best absorbs formaldehyde.6 They are natural humidifiers
Instead of spending on an expensive device to regulate dry winter air, place a few ferns around your house. They release moisture through a process called perspiration, which is when the pores at the bottom of the leaves basically sweat and release the much needed moisture.7 Help concentration
A study at the Royal College of Agriculture found that students showed 70% more attention when they were in a room with plants. There are a lot of varieties that can survive in offices in low light, but bamboo will give your workspace a much needed boost Feng Shui.8 Calm your eyes
Many people believe that all you have to do is look at a Pothos when your eyes are irritated or tired (maybe after hours in front of a computer) to relieve eye fatigue. It is also believed to prevent glaucoma or cataracts.9 Provide energy
Since red is a stimulating color, known to increase appetite and provide energy, the leaves of the Red Aglaonemas will provide all the above advantages in your home. Keep it in the bathroom to wake up while you prepare in the morning.10 Minimize allergies
If you sneeze every winter for dust, you need some tapes in your life. The leaves absorb the allergens (like dust) and in two days this plant can eliminate up to 90% of the toxins in a room.