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6 Plants Which Give Out Oxygen Even During The Night

Like any living thing, plants survive through respiration, inhaling oxygen and exhaling carbon dioxide. During the day, carbon dioxide emissions by the plant are almost negated because of photosynthesis, which is the complete opposite of respiration. But in the night, plants lack sunlight to carry out photosynthesis and instead, their carbon dioxide output gets amplified.

While the amount of carbon dioxide emitted by the plants won’t exactly suffocate you in your sleep, an abundance of oxygen can have a calming effect, reducing anxiety and insomnia. Assuming you can keep them alive; the following plants emit plenty of oxygen even in the night and will help you have a better sleep.

1. Snake Plant


Snake Plants/’Mother-In-Law’s Tongue’ is the plant that you definitely needed around your h...

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Intelligent Trees

A forester and scientist have been studying communication between trees for decades; their incredible observations can be seen in the new documentary, ‘Intelligent Trees.’
 
 
 
 
‘Trees can form bonds like an old couple and look after each other. ‘
‘Trees have feelings. They can feel pain, but can also have emotions, such as fear.’
‘Trees like to stand close together and cuddle.’
‘There is in fact friendship among trees.’

These are just a few of the wonderful observations made by tree whisperer, Peter Wohlleben, the German forester extraordinaire and best-selling author of “The Hidden Life of Trees.”
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Amazing Trees around the World

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The Loneliest Tree in the World

Tucked away in a corner of London’s Royal Botanic Gardens, there is a very peculiar plant.
At first glance, it resembles a stumpy palm tree, but this ancient specimen is incredibly rare. It is, in fact, the very last of its kind on Earth. Encephalartos Woodii is a cycad, a type of plant that once dominated the planet during the Jurassic Period. Over the millennia, the age of the cycad came to an end. And in the case of Encephalartos Woodii, we may have been left with only one—a single male specimen.
This tree is the loneliest bachelor on Earth.

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12 interesting Facts about Rainforest

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7 Tropical Mosquitoes repel plants

Clove (Syzygium aromaticum)
This is a natural mosquito repellent plant you can use as a planting around your garden or use the oil from the clove to repel mosquitoes quickly.

Geranium (Pelargonium Graveolens)
With the citrus smell of its leaves, the geranium plant has the very practical and useful ability to repel mosquitoes. It is suitable to be placed in bedrooms and gives off a slight fragrance in the air.

Pitcher Plant (Nepenthes alata)
it is actually a carnivorous plant. Except this little beauty gobbles up mosquitoes. Just plant this in your yard and watch it work.

Basil (Ocimum americanum)
has essential oils that can be extracted and used as a spray to repel mosquitoes. It has also been an effective repellent when grown nearby.

Lemon Balm (Melissa officinalis)
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12 Amazingly Beautiful Trees around the World

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Yellow autumn in Central Park, New York. Photo by: Christopher Schoenbohm

Sagano bamboo forest, Kyoto, Japan. Photo by: Ingeun Nam

Sagano bamboo forest, Kyoto, Japan. Photo by: Ingeun Nam

Beautiful cherry blossom road. Photo by: unknown

Beautiful cherry blossom road. Photo by: unknown

Jacaranda trees in bloom, South Africa. Photo by: Falke

Jacaranda trees in bloom, South Africa. Photo by: Falke

The Portland Japanese Garden is a traditional Japanese garden occupying 5.5 acres (22,000 m²), located within Washington Park in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. Photo by: unknown

The Portland Japanese Garden is a traditional Japanese garden occupying 5.5 acres (22,000 m²), located within Washington Park in the west hills of Portland, Oregon, USA. Photo by: unknown

Kiss under a cherry blossom tree. Photo by: Korri Crowley

Kiss under a cherry blossom tree. Photo by: Korri Crowley

Most beautiful wisteria tree in the world. Photo by: Brian Young

Most beautiful wisteria tree in the world. Photo by: Brian Young

Amazing angel oak tree, Charleston. Photo by: Mark Requidan

Amazing angel oak tree, Charleston. Photo by: Mark Requidan

This is not a painting, dead trees park, Namibia. Photo by: Frank Krahmer

This is not a painting, dead trees park, Namibia. Photo by: Frank Krahmer

Natural tree tunnel, Portugal. Photo by: unknown

Natural tree tunnel, Portugal. Photo by: unknown

Huge 750 years old sequoia tree, California. Photo by: Michael Nichols

Huge 750 years old sequoia tree, California...

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How are trees good for us? ‘Sentinels Landscape’ may have the answer

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5 Amazing Facts About Plants

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