But we’re in danger of missing the point. Whilst it’s being sold as a relaxing mindfulness exercise, really it’s a straight-up case of biological survival.
I’ll tell you why…it’s improving your immune system in response to the essential oils (phytoncides) pumped out by the trees.
I hope you’ve enjoyed this quick primer on Forrest Bathing. My previous post was a quick lowdown on sunbathing and my next post I’ll be discussing why I’ve invented my own form of bathing – Winter Bathing.