Indoor water features a rapidly becoming more and more popular amongst consumers over the last few years. Having a water feature inside your home as a posed to in your garden has its benefits. Other than being pleasing to the eye or creating a focal point in a room, an indoor water feature actually has health benefits. These benefits are certainly more evident during the cold and drab winter months.
An indoor water features such as the Orb Indoor Water Feature actually increase the levels of humidity inside your home which in turn humidifies the air making the air inside the more breathable. Many people suffer from a condition in which is aggravated by dry air. Breathing dry air is a potential health hazard which can cause such respiratory ailments as asthma, bronchitis, sinusitis, and nosebleeds, or general dehydration. The flowing and aspirated water from the water feature can also capture pollutants and allergens from the air to make it easier to breathe.
Generally, we are all aware that the sound of flowing water is often recognised as relaxing. Well adding an indoor water feature adds a calming influence on us both psychologically and symbolically, tapping into our sub conscious minds and providing us with a relaxing background to the sound free flowing water. Trickling water can help calm the mind, this is why we often see water features present in relaxing spas, massage therapy and waiting rooms.
For those with tinnitus, or ringing of the ears, the sound of flowing water can provide just the right level of background white noise to relieve some or all of the ringing in the ears.