“Trees are sanctuaries. Whoever knows how to speak to them, whoever knows how to listen to them, can learn the truth.’’
― Herman Hesse
One cannot deny the biological magnanimity of trees. On one hand, they provide the oxygen to living beings and habitat for a number of animals. On the other hand, they are also a great source of energy to human beings and can be used for Tree Therapy.
In this article, we will look at what Tree Therapy is; the healing power of trees; how to connect with tree’s energy and practice tree hugging.
Do trees have healing power?
Yes! Trees have healing power. Trees can help in healing not only through traditional medicinal ways but also through energetic transfer. Tree’s healing power is such that doctors in many countries have started recommending Tree Therapy to some patients now, especially for those who suffer from stress related conditions.
The healing power of trees
Trees can help you relax, reenergize, and get rid of energetic blocks in your chakra system. They can help you if you are going through a difficult time and have the need to become more grounded. The healing power of trees is at everyone’s disposal, as long as you believe in it and are willing to learn how to tap into it.
Do trees give you energy?
Yes, trees provide energy to human beings in many ways. First of all, they provide fruits and nourishment. Secondly, trees like all other living beings, have their own energy frequency, vibrations, and an aura. Check out the Hawkins Scale to learn more about your energetic frequency. If you learn how to connect to a tree, you can tap into a tree’s energy and benefit from their immense healing powers.
Is it good to hug a tree?
Yes, hugging a tree is great and can have many benefits. There is actually a scientific logic behind hugging trees. When one hugs the tree, their oxytocin levels increase. This oxytocin release makes one feel calm and gives them the feeling of emotional bonding. Serotonin and dopamine are also released which provide the sense of happiness when someone hugs a tree.
What is Tree Therapy?
In Japan, there is actually a term known as “forest bathing” for tree therapy. Japanese consider that it helps in soothing the human body. Inhaling in the forest and hugging trees can lower the heartbeat and blood pressure.
This therapy also helps in lowering stress, boosting the feelings of happiness, and creating an atmosphere that is pleasant to the human senses.
One of the important parts of tree therapy is hugging the tree. It is believed that the trees have two-pronged healing powers -biological and psychological. Biological healing occurs through pharmaceutical sources like medicines. When it comes to psychological effects, the therapy is regarded as eco-psychology. It involves the concept that our connection with nature and especially trees and plants helps in lowering tensions and keeping our body and mind relaxed.
Connecting with the tree energy – Tree energy transfer
Connecting with the tree energy is the focus in tree therapy. How to connect with the tree energy? Just simply hugging a tree is not enough. To transfer a tree’s energy, you need to get acquainted with the trees and there are a few steps that should be followed.
How do you hug a tree?
Firstly, get around the trees either in the park or in the forest. The greenery soothes the eyes so just appreciate how beautiful they are. Then move closer and touch the tree to feel its trunk and observe the branches around. This will make you feel more comfortable and help getting aligned with the tree’s energy as well.
Eventually there comes a moment when you feel it’s time to hug the tree and let the energies exchange. Now there are multiples ways of hugging a tree and feel its energies, for instance, it could be vertical hugging or full body-hugging. Choose what feels more comfortable to you. You need to be in a very receptive state in order to feel the tree’s energy.
The bonding between the hugger and the tree will then build up, the energies will start flowing and exchanging. You will feel the healing happening through their soothing power of enchanting beauty, and through the provision of serenity.
Feel the pure love from the tree.
Love and light x