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Plants are now being prescribed to help people with anxiety and depression

22 days ago   |   By Metro

Plants are being prescribed to help people with mental health problems
We love houseplants and know they have lots of benefits - from air purifying to just making your rented flat feel a little more homely.
And now GP practice in Manchester is prescribing plants to help people with anxiety, depression and loneliness.
The idea is that patients get herbs, veg and pot plants to care for and they then bring it back to the surgery to transfer it to the communal garden.
The new scheme - believed to be a first in the country - gives patients a chance to join in with further gardening and social...
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