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ancient art of chinese massage

The Ancient Art Of Chinese Massage And Its Benefits

Chinese massage, also known as Tui Na, is a form of massage therapy that dates back 2,000 years in China. During the Chinese massage, traditional medicine and massage techniques are applied to help the body freely flow the Qi. It is based on Chinese medical theories that just like a globe, the body has meridians […]

fengshui diet tips

Feng Shui Diet Tips

Feng Shui is so conceived that it can have a powerful impact on the subconscious mind and even help in losing weight. Here is how: Eat off square dishes. They represent contentment, whereas round dishes stand for curiosity. You may end up eating less. If you want to avoid overeating, decorate the kitchen and dining […]

foot bath

What’s a Detox Foot Bath Good For?

It is known as an Ionic Foot bath; a foot bath to facilitate the process of detoxification of the body by way of the feet. While many are skeptical of the whole process, others do claim that it helps detoxify the body. Toxic build up of heavy metals in the body which can lead to […]

black rice

Black Rice – The New Superfood

Few of us have probably heard of Black Rice, which according to Chinese legend was only for emperors to eat, so nutritious, tasty and rare was it. But now this rare grain, with its health giving properties is likely to make its appearance in grocery stores nearby. Like blackberries, and blueberries, black rice contains anthocyanin […]

facial exercises

Facial Yoga To Help You Stay Young

We have all tried the ‘miracle creams’ and the ‘smoothing lotions’ and any number of other products that promise to help you become years younger. But how about using nothing but your face to make it appear younger, with smoother, more toned skin? Apparently, facial yoga can help with this. Being all natural, it uses […]

organic soaps

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Try Organic Soap

Organic soap is made out of 100% natural ingredients that don’t cause harm to your skin. This has become the preferred soap for more and more people because over the years, ingredients in generic soap have been revealed to have bad side effects. Regular mass-produced soap often have harmful ingredients such as sodium lauryl sulfate, […]

herbal therapy

Deal With Ailments Effectively Through Complementary Alternative Medicine

There are a lot of therapies that help people relieve themselves from ailments and illnesses. However, some of these methods may not be conventional to most people. Instead, they are integrative and have come a long way from ancient methods. People still undergo this kind of medicine simply because modern medicine has become too advanced […]

herbal formulations

What Is Panchakarma Therapy?

An alternative therapy developed in India that seeks to get rid of toxins and ‘doshas’ from the body, the Panchakarma Therapy or Panchkarma Therapy, which is in Sanskrit for five (panch) actions (karma). Here is a brief look at the therapy which involves five purification procedures for the body to cleanse it of problems and […]