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Could having plants in your office get you a promotion?

7th May 2014

Scientists from the University of Exeter found that plants at work increase productivity, aid concentration and boost staff wellbeing by 47%. These latest results add to their previous findings indicating that plants increase psychological comfort and business performance.

 Plants in the workplace have many benefits

Other studies have been conducted over a variety of workplaces.

The benefits of plants at work:- according to the TNO Quality of Life Study plants are proven to aid concentration, productivity and reduce the number of sick days.

The benefits of plants in hospitals:-research carried out at Kansas University showed that Hospital patients with plants in their room have less pain, anxiety, and fatigue, take significantly less pain medication, have lower blood pressure and heart rates, and are happier with their recovery rooms than patients without plants.

The benefits of plants in schools:-the Royal College of Agriculture reports that having plants in a classroom can boost the learning potential for students.

The benefits of plants for the environment:-researchers at NASA said that houseplants can remove up to 87 per cent of air toxins in 24 hours.

The benefits of plants for our health:- scientists at the University of Agriculture in Norway found that Indoor plants can reduce fatigue, coughs, sore throats and other cold-related illnesses by more than 30 per cent

The benefits of plants in our homes:- the Stennis Space Centre in Mississippi report that - plant-filled rooms contain 50-60 per cent fewer airborne moulds and bacteria than rooms without plants.  They literally suck out chemicals in the air that could be linked to colds, breathing problems and even cancer.

Source; Daily Mail article http://dailym.ai/1bqC0rC

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