After a long day of hustling, we all deserve a good night rest. While for some of us falling asleep is easy, the rest of us can be a rather daunting process. In a recent study showed that one in four men suffers from sleep apnea. Although they are numerous causes of sleep apnea, one of the main causes is not having sufficient oxygen supply in our brain and body. Having insufficient or poor quality of air supply can make you not get ample sleep. However, having one of these plants on your bedside can greatly improve your sleep quality.



The Snake Plant


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To start us off in our list of the best plants to help with sleep apnea symptoms, we have the Snake Plant. Popularly known as the Mother in Law Tongue, it helps improve sleep quality. For you to be able to cure sleep apnea, you need plenty of fresh air. The Snake Plant does exactly that, it filters the air removing harmful chemicals like benzene and trichloroethylene while also providing you with clean fresh air





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Recently a study published by the University of Utah showed that Jasmine can help to improve the sleep quality for people suffering from insomnia and sleep apnea. Jasmine produces a soothing effect on your body and mind, making the brain muscle to relax. Having relaxed brain muscles can help to reduce sleep apnea as the brain will be able to pump more air to the body. In  another study showed that Jasmine can also help to increase productivity at work. So the next you are feeling sluggish or lazy at work, try placing Jasmine in your office.


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For most of us, we tend to associate lavender with its beautiful scent. However, did you know that lavender can actually help to improve your sleep quality and help to cure sleep apnea? According to a recent study shows that lavender scent can help infant go into a deep sleep. Also, the same study shows that it can help reduce stress on mothers.


In women, lavender can help reduce rapid eye movement (REM), increase light sleep and reduce waking up time. So if you are a woman and you are having troubles sleeping, try placing a lavender plant on your bedside and see the great wonders of lavender.


 Aloe Vera

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For countless centuries, mankind has enjoyed the vast health benefits of Aloe Vera. It was commonly referred to as “plant of immortality” by the Ancient Egyptians. According to NASA, Aloe Vera is one of the top air refreshing plants in the world. It is known to emit oxygen at night, providing a continuous flow of fresh air. The great part of having Aloe Vera in your room is that it requires little attention and maintenance.


English Ivy

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Are you looking for a way to improve your sleeping quality? Then the English Ivy is the best plant to place in your bedroom. It does require minimum exposure to sunlight, so you do not have to worry about not having a window near you


According to a study published by NASA, English Ivy is one of the best air purifying plants on earth. It does help to improve the quality of sleep by removing impurities while also supplying fresh oxygen. In another study English Ivy has been shown to reduce symptoms of allergies and asthma.



We all deserve a good night sleep. Having an inadequate amount of sleep can leave you tired all day long. While sleep apnea is increasingly becoming more popular in the U.S.A, with one out four men suffering from it, having one of these plants can greatly help to improve your sleep quality. So that in the morning you feel rejuvenated, ready to conquer all the hurdles that life throws at you.