Forest bathing adjusts to indoor and outdoor adaptations anywhere in the world there are actual trees or their approximations even though shinrin-yoku first appeared in Japan as human and tree health-friendly therapy.
Dr. Qing Li, Japanese Society for Forest Medicine chairman, broaches standard practices and variations in Forest Bathing: How Trees Can Help You Find Health and Happiness. The term comes from Tomohide Akiyama's campaign as Director General of the Agency of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan to conserve forests and curtail stress. Maps before and after the four-chapter, 301-page text, with 111 illustrations, designate 10 of Japan's 62 forest therapy bases and 40 "beautiful forests across the world."
Collective, organized forest therapy and customized, individualized forest bathing expedite healthy anti-cancer proteins, blood pressure, blood-sugar, concentration, immunity-enhancing natural killer cells, memory, metabolism, moods and weight.