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Medicinal Herbs: Some Tips On Using Them Safely For Your Family

Medicinal Herbs: Some Tips On Using Them Safely For Your Family

Cost of prescription medicines is soaring, many people are questioning the increasing amounts of chemicals and artificial substances we are putting in our bodies and others just want to return to a simpler answer for their problems. For all these reasons, and more, increasing numbers are turning to herbal preparations and medicinal herbs for the […]

What You Need To Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine?

What You Need To Know About Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is part of the alternative systems of medicine in the West, but is the standard of medicine in about half the world. TCM has within it practices like the well known (acupuncture and herbal medicine) and the less known like dietary therapy, tui na massage, qigong, and moxibustion (the burning of […]

Acupuncture Side Effects: Are There Any I Need To Worry About?

Acupuncture Side Effects: Are There Any I Need To Worry About?

Most acupuncturists will tell you that the only acupuncture side effects are good ones. They will stress the benefits of the practice. It seems that many of the adverse side effects reported have come from a treatment by an inexperienced practitioner. Despite reports of infections from non-sterilized needles, broken or “forgotten’ needles and internal organs […]

Massage Therapy Techniques For Advanced Cancer

Massage Therapy Techniques For Advanced Cancer

Advanced cancer brings with it a completely new way of living. You have probably had to make many changes since you have been ill. Everything that you are going through is bound to take an emotional toll on your body. You may be in a lot of pain, and are having to deal with that. […]

The Therapeutic Basis Of Acupuncture In Traditional Chinese Medicine

The Therapeutic Basis Of Acupuncture In Traditional Chinese Medicine

The technique of acupuncture has long been definitive in traditional Chinese medicine, and that is right as far as it goes. However, this technique based on inserting very fine needles into the skin is but one facet of the whole of traditional Chinese medicine. Acupuncture has many therapeutic uses, of which the most commonly known […]

How To Use Healing Colors For A Healthier Life?

How To Use Healing Colors For A Healthier Life?

Many healing practitioners use color, as a healing therapy. They paint their office in these colors, to help facilitate your speedy recovery. This type of therapy, known as chromo therapy, has been around for a very long time. Healing colors are every color of the rainbow, and they each have their own healing properties. If […]

Using Reflexology For Relief From Chemotherapy

Using Reflexology For Relief From Chemotherapy

Having cancer is not something that you thought would ever happen to you. Cancer may not be in your families’ genetic pool, so having cancer probably came as quite a surprise. Your physician has prescribed chemotherapy treatment to help put your cancer into remission. This chemotherapy treatment may be leaving you feeling weak. You may […]

Benefits Of Using Coconut Oil

Benefits Of Using Coconut Oil

Coconut oil was once very popular cooking oil in America, but the Japanese occupation of the Philippines stopped the export of this oil. Companies began the push to hydrogenate the oils we had here in America, to make them more shelf stable, but unfortunately, that also made them less and less healthy. But new research […]