Forest Medicine — The Science Behind How I Cope With Depression

Shinrin-Yoku

  • Physical factors (air temperature, humidity, sounds, etc.);
  • Chemical factors (volatile organic compounds);
  • Psychological factors (subjective evaluation of the forest environment).
Uenomura, Gunma — Japan Forest Therapy Base

Preventative Medicine Against Lifestyle-related Diseases

  • Lowers the stress hormones cortisol and adrenaline;
  • Suppresses the sympathetic or “fight or flight” system;
  • Enhances the parasympathetic or “rest and recover” system;
  • Lowers blood pressure and increases heart-rate variability.
  • Help you sleep better;
  • Improve your mood;
  • Make you less aggressive and hostile;
  • Boost your immune system.
Tara Tiger Brown — INFOM — Pre-Forest Bathing Medical Check

Frequency Of Practice For Optimal Benefits

Tara Tiger Brown and Dr. Qing Li

Opening Up Your Senses

  1. Sight
  2. Hearing
  3. Taste
  4. Smell
  5. Touch
  6. State of Mind (may also be referred to as extrasensory perception or an anomalous experience)

Forest Medicine Certification

Tara Tiger Brown — INFOM Forest Medicine Certificate

Transparent and Open Forest Environmental Monitoring

More Trees Please

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