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Published: 30 Jun 2021

Green prescribing 

A summary of relevant research on addressing chronic health conditions by using the environment via “green prescriptions” which shows the physiological and psychological benefits for patients, such as: Gardening can provide relief from acute stress and being in an arboretum for 50 minutes provides cognitive and affective benefits.

By the University of Essex and NERC (Natural Environment Research Council).

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Also on the topic of green prescribing: Let Nature Be Thy Medicine: A Socioecological Exploration of Green Prescribing in the UK