Gardening is not just fun anymore, but a valid therapeutic modality. There is solid evidence proving that garden therapy can have a profound beneficial impact in stress-related conditions, improve sleep quality, elevate mood, reduce pain and medication.
Consider the simple pimple, sunburn or mosquito bite. Minor events such as these produce inflammation. So do larger events like a sprained or broken ankle. Experts now believe chronic inflammation in the body may be linked to various forms of cancer as well as other major diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, and heart conditions.
While millions practice yoga daily because they claim to experience tangible health benefits from it, skeptic holdouts claim only scientific evidence can separate out the placebo effect from reality. So, what does the Science say?