Forest therapy, nature contributes to mental and physical health
With the growing interest in physical and mental health, people have begun to actively seek out information about the benefits of nature.
In this regard, scientific research has long pointed out that “Forest Therapy” has a great effect from the standpoint of stress reduction and is said to have a positive impact on the psychological state of mind.
In fact, “forest baths” activate the immune system, reduce stress hormones, improve sleep quality, and have effects on depression and blood pressure.
This practice, long known and officially recognized in Japan, is called “shinrin-yoku” or also Forest Therapy, a research-based healing practice through forest immersion with the aim of promoting mental and physical health, improving disease prevention and at the same time being able to enjoy and appreciate the surrounding nature.