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Befriend these plants for a sound sleep

Hectic schedule, social networking and the corporate life has taken a toll on sleep cycle in some way or the other. Scientifically, it is proven that optimum amount of sleep is necessary for proper brain functioning. Ought not suffer from a host of problems including pronounced anxiety, chronic stress, insomnia, hypertension, diabetes and more. Get sufficient restorative sleep and feel refreshed to tackle the next harsh day. These plants when placed in the bedroom guarantee a peaceful slumber.

Aloe Vera

Known for its healing abilities, the plant releases oxygen while you sleep and provides cleaner and fresher air for a sound sleep. It enables you to combat insomnia and improves your quality of sleep.

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Jasmine

The plant with small little white flowers is known for its sedative qualities. Jasmine plants are known to reduce anxiety.

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Valerian

Available with a variety of pink, white or red flowers, it is said to have a calming and relaxing effect on mind. The valerian inhibits neurotransmitters that causes the brain to become calm and relaxed.

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Lavender

This plant plays a significant role in slowing the pace of heartbeat and reducing the blood pressure. It induces drowsiness and enables you to fall asleep faster.

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Snake Plant

The plant is also one of the known natural air purifiers and takes in carbon dioxide and releases oxygen while you achieve deep sleep.

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