Plants to the rescue

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Here are seven ways plants can elevate your health and boost your spirits.

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April 6, 2021

Plants have the power to elevate our mental health and boost our spirits. Using data collected from Charlie Hall and Melinda Knuth at Texas A&M University and published in the Journal of Environmental Horticulture, PsychologyToday.com summarized the findings from the study and shared some of the biggest benefits of plants. Here are seven ways plants can enhance your mood and lift your spirits.
SOURCES: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/cravings/201909/11-ways-plants-enhance-your-mental-and-emotional-health Hall C and Knuth M. An update of the literature supporting the well being benefits of plants: A review of the emotional and mental health benefits of plants. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. March 2019; 37(1). Salingaros, Nikos. Biophilia & Healing Environments. Healthy Principles for Designing the Built World. (Terrapin, Bright Green LLC. 2015.) https://www.terrapinbrightgreen.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/10/Biophilia-Healing-Environments-Salingaros-p.pdf
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