Acupuncture originates in China where it is part of the traditional medicine system. It is used to balance the universal energy that can be found internally in all of us. They achieve this through the application of fine and sharp needles into predetermined parts of the body. Yin and yang are what the body is mean to be made up from and these opposing forces are balanced through the application of the needles. When balance has been achieved then the health issue will be dealt with.
The feet, like every aspect of the human body an amazing invention but there comes a time when we need foot pain relief. Fortunately, there are some simple steps we can implement to stop the foot pain and prevent it becoming anything more troublesome. If you have circulation problems like diabetes, then you require extra care and should seek medical advice before attempting any of these suggestions.
These days we can buy supercritical carbon dioxide extract of tropical Hibiscus seeds grown in Ecuador, or certified organic combined fractions of Ylang Ylang essential oil — so Lemon essential oil is just not that interesting anymore! But the practitioner interested in therapeutic activity should never forget how amazing Lemon really is. It has a very diverse set of effects, which comes down to it being a great “pick me up” any way you look at it. Here’s a review of these effects, and how you can very easily make use of them every day.
Essential oils make excellent skin and body care ingredients. They’re easily absorbed by the skin, are compatible with our physiology, and have scientifically-backed therapeutic activities. In recent years, new distillation methods have changed vastly increased the number of oils available for skin care products. These new oils may even have more potent therapeutic properties for this particular aroma-therapeutic application. Here’s a look at these oils, and what they can do for your skin…
Scented candles are not just used to mask the regular smoke scent emitted by regular candles. Rather, these scents are being used for a wide variety of use such as relieving stress and even alleviating some symptoms of certain illnesses. Just like acupuncture, aromatherapy is widely used to complement the medical procedures and healing of a patient. Even on a daily basis, aromatherapy is used by regular people who just simply want to feel better.
Practitioners of yoga asana, of any style, are likely to be tuned into the world of alternative medicine. While many may have heard of aromatherapy and essential oils however, few are aware of what a fantastic healing synergy the oils have for the yogi’s body and mind. From relieving superficial soreness and healing deeper injuries, to boosting immune system function and warding off illness, to more esoteric actions of releasing emotional blocks and even stimulating the “third eye” — essential oils truly have much to offer the yogi of the West. In this first of a two part series, we’ll look at effectively managing pain and injuries to the soft tissues of the body.
The beautiful reddish-orange liquid of Rosehip seed oil is becoming well-known as useful skin and beauty product around the world, as scientific study has recently validated it’s positive effects on many types of skin conditions. The pure oil has produced miraculous results for some, useful for a great myriad of conditions from premature aging and over-exposure to the sun, to lessening the appearance of many types of scarring. Where does this luscious oil come from, how does it work, and perhaps of greatest interest, can it work for you?
One of the most well-known and ubiquitous features of essential oils is their antiseptic nature. Many people use an essential oil for the first time in their lives for this application. They’ll be handed a bottle of tea tree for a small cut, and they’re using an essential oil as an antiseptic. Essential oils can be highly effective for the treatment of acne — perhaps better than many pharmaceutical preparations — because of their complex antiseptic chemistry. In addition to being antiseptic, they offer both anti-inflammatory and sebum/hormone balancing effects, along with general healing properties for the skin. Here’s a look at using essential oils for the treatment of both teenage and adult acne, including which oils to use and how to blend them.
In aromatherapy blending, its generally the essential oils that get all the press. But certain carrier oils have very profound therapeutic activity for healing all sorts of skin conditions, as well as for daily beauty care treatment. It seems that some of the carrier oils from faraway places have the most dramatic therapeutic potential. Here’s three great carrier oils from faraway places you can use alone or blend together in your skin recipes that are sure to give you the healing effects you’re looking for.
Why are we living? What have we come here for? Every day we hear questions about the aim and purpose of our lives. And most of us continuously search for answers. How can we find happiness? That is one more question forcing us to search for its answer every day. What if the answer to those questions is straightforward? What if all those questions are just about ONE thing? Relationship. The secret of happiness is elucidated in the clear and inspiring voice of Masami Sato in the following excerpt of her book, ONE.