Have you heard about the physiological effects of nature therapy? Don’t be astonished to hear this as there are an array of research studies showcasing the therapeutic effects of nature therapy on various parameters of the human body which boosts the overall immunity system. And the Forest Bathing in the Himalayas in Uttarakhand helps you accomplish just that. Interacting with the people who discover respite in the healing assets of forests. Our environment enhances our immunity and for all the nature enthusiasts, India commenced its first forest healing centre in the heart of Uttarakhand.

Forest Bathing In The Himalayas: A Rejuvenating Experience In Uttarakhand

Time to rejuvenate in the fresh air in Uttarakhand

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

How can India go untouched by the concept of forest bathing in the Himalayas? The establishment of the first forest healing centre is indeed a great milestone as on Sunday the centre got inaugurated near Ranikhet in Uttarakhand. The perception of the healing centre was aimed to make people healthy by bringing them in close proximity to nature.

You will witness signboards at the entrance advising you to hug trees or walk barefoot on the grass, have a gaze at swaying trees or maybe just lying on your back and soothe your senses. The natural ambience is just amazing and the tree platforms will give you a sneak peek into the environment. The healing centre has been established after doing a comprehensive study about the revitalizing impact of forests on human health by the research wing of the Uttarakhand Forest Department. The spur had come from the Japanese concept of forest bathing known as Shinrin-Yoku. The inauguration of the healing centre spread across an area of 13 ac, was done by a well-known environmentalist named Ranikhet Joginder Bisht.

Suggested Read: 15 Best Places To Visit In Uttarakhand In December 2022 For A Refreshing Escape!

A sneak peek into the healing properties of forests

A sneak peek into the healing properties of forests

Image Source: Wikimedia Commons

Analysis has found that the concept of tree-hugging has an optimistic impact on enriching humans with the level of feel-good hormones in the body such as serotonin, oxytocin, and dopamine. Chief Conservator of Forest Sanjiv Chaturvedi was enthusiastic about the forest bathing in the Himalayas and stated the reasons behind the establishment of the healing centre. The launching of a healing centre in a pine-dominated forest was due to the fact that pine trees emit certain oil compounds, called phytoncides, to defend themselves from various pathogens and microbes which aids the human body in fighting against infections and enhancing overall immunity.

Further Read: Khirsu Village: An Offbeat Gem In Uttarakhand That’s Winning Hearts With Its Captivating Beauty

People will surely find this experience as an energizing one, and will have enjoy the calming effect on by experience forest bathing in the Himalayas by visiting the first forest healing center established in Uttarakhand. So plan a refreshing trip to Uttarakhand for a memorable vacation. Once you are amidst nature you will forget all your worries and aches thereby heightening your senses.

People Also Read:

Category: Japan, News, Trending, Uttarakhand

Best Places To Visit In India By Month

Best Places To Visit Outside India By Month