Japan has officially declared that hugging trees is beneficial for treating many health problems, including mental illness.
The Japanese say that hugging trees by absorbing energy from them helps the human body deal with diseases, including mental problems. They also believe that hugging trees helps fight feelings of depression.
Forest bathing is a natural way to relieve stress among Japanese people, which can bring many benefits to the mental and physical condition of a person.
This meditation method, which involves walking in nature and hugging trees, was recognized by the Japanese government in 1982 and approved by the Japanese Forestry Organization as a way to improve the quality of life.
Blood tests done before and after this trip in nature showed a significant increase in natural killer cells, which play a vital role in the body’s immune system’s ability to fight diseases.