Plants Have Healing Powers

Plants Have Healing Powers

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How do you feel when you receive flowers? If you are like most, your entire attitude changes.

A recent study that was published in Hort Technology, showed that patients recovered quicker from their surgeries when flowers or potted plants were in their hospital rooms. Strange but true.

Everyone knows how sterile and uncomfortable hospitals can be, but adding some greenery changes the entire atmosphere.

The use of drugs for pain control were used less and the fatigue was also lessened when flowers or plants were present in a patients room.

Want to bring a bit of sunshine to a loved one or friend in the hospital? Consider bringing them a potted plant or flowers and watch their entire face light up.

Posted by Dr. Mommy Health Tips on Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 11:14 pm Filed under Featured, Healthy Tidbits · Tagged with Atmosphere, Attitude, Dr. Mommy, Dr. Mommy Health Tips, Drugs, Face Light, fatigue, Flowers Plants, Greenery, Healing Powers, Hospital Rooms, Hospitals, Potted Plant, Potted Plants, Sunshine, Surgeries

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