Health care professionals and hospital administrators need to consider the use of plants and flowers to enhance healing environments for patients.
Park and Mattison, 2009
Research on plants and immunity
In the wake of Covid-19, we're all thinking about ways to boost our immune health. Along with regular exercise, stress-management and a good diet, adding plants to your environment can help you stay on track.
Plants support the immune system in three key ways: improving respiratory health, speeding up recovery times and increasing NK (natural killer cells) in the body.