With glossy evergreen leaves and beautifully scented blossoms, Gardenias are a popular plant choice for bedrooms. Studies indicate that keeping one in your room may help you achieve a better quality of sleep, with claims that it may be as effective as Valium in relieving anxiety and promoting sleep.
5. Gerbera Daisies
These bright and pleasant blossoms couldn’t help but put you in an excellent mood! With light red, lemon, yellow and white-colored, they should be a welcome inclusion to any space – and not just because they look excellent but because they also release oxygen in the evening, which will help fall into a quick sleep.
If you suffer from sleep apnea or allergic reactions, then these daisies are definitely suggested.
The Valerian is a perennial flowering plant with sweetly scented pink or white flowers that bloom in the summer.
While the blossoms were used as a fragrance in the 16th century, the root has been used as a tea or tincture since olden days, with Roman physician and philosopher Galen recommending it for sleeplessness. More recent studies have revealed that Galen was right in his prescription of Valerian Root – simply breathing in its fragrance will help you get to sleep quickly, and will ensure you love a better high quality of sleep.
You can maintain one on your window sill (it needs full sun for 6 hours a day), and in addition why not add a few of the petals and leaves to your bathwater to help you drift off?