can-plants-improve-your-health_webWhile eating a plant-based diet may reap health dividends it’s also thought that surrounding oneself with plants may improve health. No need to turn your home into the Amazon rainforest. Positioning plants throughout your home or office, however, may help improve health in small, yet significant ways.

So how can a humble houseplant help improve health? Plants improve air quality by removing toxins in the air and adding oxygen. Some plants are also considered to be effective in absorbing electromagnetic radiation from computers.

Feeling under the weather? Indoor plants may help diminish coughs, sore throats and other illnesses related to the common cold. The reason? Plants help to increase humidity levels. Looking to subtract stress from your environment? Plants may help provide a soothing, calmer atmosphere and boost mood too.

Just as plants may contribute to a healthier environment, regular chiropractic checkups may help your body stay healthy.