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Feb 9, 2020

Antidepressant Microbes In Soil: How Soil Makes Your Brain Happy

Posted by in categories: biological, food, neuroscience, sustainability

Antidepressant-soil.


Soil microbes have been found to have similar effects on the brain as prozac, without the negative side effects and potential for chemical dependency and withdrawal.

It turns out getting in the garden and getting dirty is a natural antidepressant due to unique microbes in healthy organic soil. Working and playing in soil can actually make you happier and healthier.

What gardeners and farmers have talked about for millennia is now verifiable by science. Feeling like your garden or farm is your happy place is no coincidence!

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