8 Plants to keep in your bedroom for better sleep

3. Gardenia

Gardenia - MauricioMercadente

Gardenia – MauricioMercadente

Gardenia jamsinoides, often referred to as Cape jasmine, apparently has the ability to induce sleep as much as prescribed sleeping tablets. A German study revealed that after testing on mice, these flowers had the same effects as valium on a neurotransmitter known as GABA. The mice that were kept in a cage with high purity of the fragrance were less active and sat relaxed in the corner. This could yield the same results on humans and help you drift off to wonderland.

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