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Forest bathing: The latest health craze in Japan

Many of us will try anything to de-stress and unwind. Yoga, Pilates, meditation. But what about “forest bathing”? It's taking off in Japan as a surprisingly simple way to stay healthy.

by Scott Heidler

Many of us will try anything to de-stress and unwind. Yoga, Pilates, meditation. But what about "forest bathing"?

It's taking off in Japan as a surprisingly simple way to stay healthy.

One doctor even says he has scientific evidence that it could prevent illness.

Al Jazeera's Scott Heidler reports from Nagano.


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