Friday, June 25, 2010
Plants Can Improve Your Health
Studies indicate that just being in a plant rich environment can improve your health. Theories vary as to why this occurs. Reduced blood pressure, decreased muscle tension, reduction of headaches and other pains have all been studied . Two very interesting findings are quicker recovery times after exposure to stress and need for less pain medication after surgery. In the words of Larry Dossey (2001) " Perhaps it is the sacredness we sense in plants that accounts for their ability to summon us to greater health when we are in their presence"