This year's pantone color of the year is greenery. Why green you ask? Well let me tell ya. We all know that plants are important part for us to breath it's all part of the eco system. But green is not just that, it restores, revives, and renews. From Pantones Executive Director said, “Greenery bursts forth in 2017 to provide us with the hope we collectively yearn for amid a complex social and political landscape. Satisfying our growing desire to rejuvenate, revitalize and unite, Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose.”
The importance of plants is crazy how much it is part of us.
Healing Boost - From "Ornamental indoor plants in hospital rooms enhanced health outcomes of patients recovering" study and Texas A&M University talks about the healing process for patients in the hospital when receiving plants. It's not just a thing we do, it actually benefits the patient in lower systolic blood pressure, and lower ratings of pain, anxiety, and fatigue. Also taking care of plants help recovery.
Winter Blues - During the winter we are spending more of our time indoors which leads to a lack of clean air. With bringing plants into your home you are reducing levels of pollutants, airborne dust levels, and keeping air allergies.
Lavender reduces stress and helps sleep, Rosemary helps improve memory, Aloe Vera improves air quality, Ivy helps reduce mold, Snake plants prevents headaches, and the list keeps on continuing.
Businesses also have flowers in there workplace to help productivity within a work place.
From flowers to herbs, plants have found an important rule in our day to day life. So the next time you are feeling down, or need something to give to someone buy some flowers. You can never go wrong in being part of the reconnection we are seeking with one another and this world.