The Healing Power of Plants

Improve the health of your home

Janice Tovey


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Plants have wonderful healing properties. Plants can improve your health, your sleep, and beautify your home.

The snake plant is also known as the “mother in law plant.” It emits oxygen at night. Oxygen promotes a good nights sleep. The snake plant also is able to eliminate harmful chemicals in the air. The snake plant is also believed to bring good luck and emit a strong protective energy. It acts as protection and as a negative energy shield.

The jasmine plant emits a beautiful scent that causes relaxation. It has also been shown to improve sleep quality and reduce anxiety.

The valerian plant has a very sweet scent. It has been used for centuries to help with insomnia and sleep problems. It has small pink and white flowers.

The lavender plant is also known for its sleep inducing properties. It is good for relaxation, it lowers blood pressure, stress levels and heart rate.

The peace lily plant is an incredible air cleaner. It can increase humidity by 5% which aids breathing and sleeping. It has beautiful white flowers and requires little light and watering.

The golden pathos makes a great hanging basket. It’s leaves are marble shaped and it is also know as an air purifier. These plants are easy to care for requiring little sunlight and water.

The aloe vera plant is known as the very best plant for improving air quality. It also produces oxygen at night and because it is a succulent it needs very minimal water. It requires plenty of sun to keep it looking healthy. The leaves produce a gel which is medicinal and can be used to treat minor cuts and burns.

Take advantage of the beauty and healing property of plants, Freshen and beautify your home, improve humidity and air purity, and have a restful night’s sleep.

And if you are looking for a little luck, the following plants may be just what you need: palms, money tree, lucky bamboo, snake plant, jade plant, potted orchids, basil, peace lily, and the rubber plant.

Here is to your good luck and good health!

Janice Tovey 2023



Janice Tovey

My passion is writing. I also love reading, teaching, animals, nature, music, and humor. I am curious about everything and enjoy writing about all things.