How plants give life!

There is no doubt that plants are essential for human and animal life. They give us the air that we breathe!  With out plants, we would not be able to survive.

Although, producing oxygen is debatably the most important, it is not the only life-giving aspect of plants. Plants have a huge impact on our health and over all well-being. Here are a few of those benefits!

Impacts on Mental Health

  • Helps concentration
  • Improves moods
  • Promotes relaxation
  • Makes people feel secure
  • Reduces stress
  • Therapeutic effects
  • Soothing

Impacts on Physical Health

  • Reduces stress
  • Correlates with physical activity such as gardening and sports
  • Accelerates healing
  • Provides food
  • Provides medicine
  • Pleasing to the eye, beautiful
  • Provides shelter and supplies

Now, doesn’t that “sprout” a desire to bring home some house plants!

The list can go on and on! Next time your stressed, consider: going outside, starting a garden, eating a salad or picking some flowers. Capitalize on those opportunities! Just make sure the plant you choose is not poisonous or something you are allergic to. If not, you might get the opposite effect!