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Water Features Calming Effects

If you have ever been near a small waterfall with a babbling brook you already know what a relaxing calming feeling comes over you. As a matter of fact researchers have found that waterfalls and fountains create negative ions which clean the air. So the more time you spend near a water feature, the more health benefits you receive.

Research has also shown that water features can increase serotonin levels in your body. This can relieve stress and depression symptoms, as well as increase energy and alertness. They may even help prevent migraine headaches!

One of the main principles of (Feng Shui) the ancient art of environmental principles for the promotion of health happiness and harmoney strongly recommends water falls or fountains in every garden or patio. The Chinese believe that the sound of running water also strengthens good fortune and wards off bad luck.

To learn more about water features call Allscape today.