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Aloe Vera

Described by NASA as one of the best plants for air purification, aloe vera releases oxygen throughout the night as well as fighting pollutants such as benzene (found in plastics) and formaldehyde (from varnishes).
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The plants that will improve your sleep

Some of us unfortunately suffer from all kinds of sleep problems during the night. Whether it’s dust allergies or insomnia, it’s safe to say a lot of us aren’t getting our recommended eight hours.

NASA of all places has found the one thing that could improve your night’s sleep: houseplants.

Simply putting a little greenery on your bedside table can ensure the air in your bedroom is free of pollutants and other insomnia-causers such as stress and anxiety.

Here are just a few of NASA’s top plant recommendations. Let us know if they work.

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