Most of the people effected with some minor health problems with urban pollution. And insufficient intake of vitamins in their food. Moreover lack of sleep problem is everyone’s trouble in their lives. Now people in United States started participating high in number involving in forest bathing therapy.
The forest therapy already known from decades considered as old Japanese tradition Known as shinrin-yoku. People catching on here as Forest Bathing. This therapy possess many proved scientific reasons that show good health benefits decreasing stress level hormone cortisol. Lowering blood pressure increases immunity in your body.
Breathing Phytoncide present in the forest air improves immune system
Japanese officials spent about dollars studying the physiological and psychological effects of forest bathing, conducted trails based on the results. Research organized at Nippon Medical School in Tokyo by Qing Li, a professor measured natural killer (NK) cells in participants before and after exposure to the woods.
Therapy includes process for ages. Also for people effected with normal behavior disabilities, autism and depression issues and people in wheelchairs. Plants in the forests possess fresh air and also essential oils, called phytoncide, found in wood, plants emit to defend from germs and insects. By breathing phytoncide present in the air actually improves immune system. Aromatic things produced by trees linked to brain-protective benefits. Forest bathing makes natural killer cells, similar to white blood cells present in the body increases its ability to fight. The study proves men take two-hour walks in the woods once a day for two days had a 50% increase in the activity of natural killer cells.
According to Japanese researchers, overall participants are 280 men and women involved in both urban and forest environments then compared the responses. The results showed during the comparison found that better health among the participants in forest environments
Forest bathing has a healthy effect with heart rate variability, and the balance between the two sympathetic nervous systems and also the recovery system that lowers blood pressure and heart rate.
The two systems should be equally balanced. Forest bathing improves thinking ability, problem solving, and makes people always stay happy, other studies find.