Pros and cons of herb gardening indoors

Written by Joy

Oct 22 2021

Pros and cons of herb gardening indoors

Because not all herbs are suitable for indoor gardening, beginners must learn to distinguish indoor herb gardening. And all these, if you want to understand the relation between indoor herb gardening and the health of the person adequately beforehand.

herb gardening indoors

Absorbs indoor and harmful gas

Aloe, spider orchid, tiger tail orchid, leaf orchid, bamboo, natural scavenger. Research makes clear, aloe, tiger tail orchid and chlorophyta, the ability of this herb gardening that absorbs indoor and harmful gas formaldehyde is super.

Evergreen iron tree, chrysanthemum, kumquat, pomegranate, mircoris, half lotus, Chinese rose, camellia, Milan, daisies, preserved plum, marigold can absorb home appliances. Plastic products and other gases are harmful for indoor herb gardening.

Kill native bacteria

Rose, osmanthus, violet, jasmine, lemon, rose, carnations, lily of the lily, crabtree, these aromatic indoors herb gardening flowers produced volatile oil have a significant bactericidal action.

Crabtree, jasmine, lemon and other indoor herb gardening can kill native bacteria, such as diphtheria and dysentery bacteria, within five minutes.

The fragrance that indoor herb gardening such as jasmine, rose, carnations, lily of the lily, violet, rose, sweet scented osmanthus sends out gives to the growth of bacteria of tuberculosis, pneumococcus, staphylococcus has obvious inhibitory effect.

Suck up a person's carbon dioxide emissions

Tiger orchid, tiger tail orchid, agave and brown hairy palm, Dwarf blue vegetable, striped blue vegetable, fat sedum, cultivated pineapple, these plants can purify the air at night. A 10-square-metre room with two pots of such indoor herb gardening is needed, such as pineapples, can suck up a person's carbon dioxide emissions at night.

Cactus, lotus, fairy point, measuring day ruler, epiphyllum, these indoors herb gardening plants can increase the negative ions. When a TV or computer is turned on indoors, negative oxygen ions rapidly decrease. And the stomata on the fleshy stem of these plants closes by day, open at night, absorb carbon dioxide at the same time, give off oxygen, making the concentration of anion in indoor air increase.

Absorb the floating particles and smoke in the air

One of the indoor herb gardening, Orchid, sweet scented osmanthus, winter plum, flower leaf taro, red north laurel, its cilia can absorb the floating particles and smoke in the air.

Conducive to sleep

Lilac, jasmine, rose, violet, field chrysanthemum, mint, these herb gardening plants are relaxing and conducive to sleep.

Negative effects

In addition, too thick and colourful acrid have peculiar smell or indoor herb gardening with too thick fragrance, unfavorable if placed indoors. Such as Phlox, phlox, phlox (Mandala). These herb gardening plants are poisonous and harmful to human health.

Noctilucent aroma of indoor herb gardening has stronger stimulation to the person's sense of smell. At night it will also emit a lot of waste gas, and adverse to the human body.

Evergreen stems and leaves of indoor herb gardening contain dumb bar enzyme and calcium oxalate, if touching the skin will produce a strange itch. Eating it by accident will also cause poisoning.

Other herb gardening plants, such as tulips, contain poisonous alkali. Mimosa, often contact will cause hair loss. Daffodils, touching the leaves and SAP of flowers may cause redness and swelling of the skin.
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