Alternative Health

5 Anti-ageing benefits of Reiki

Posted by on Apr 15, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

5 Anti-ageing benefits of Reiki

Originating in Japan, Reiki represents the channeling of the universal life energy. Many of you will be aware of how positive thoughts engender positive results; Reiki works in a similar fashion. Therapists place their hands on or hovering just above the skin and the principle is that the therapist can then channel energy into the patient. Let’s take a look at how Reiki can be beneficial in slowing down the aging process. Increase energy Reiki helps to reset the energy in your body. When the universal life energy is applied to your body, it encourages your own natural healing abilities. By...

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What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Posted by on Mar 19, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

What is Traditional Chinese Medicine?

Traditional Chinese Medicine, commonly referred to as TCM, is a holistic health care method dating back 2 500 years. The practitioners of this ancient form of treatment view the entire body as an intricate arrangement of interconnected parts (known as Qi), rather than separate organs and systems. A TCM practitioner will take into account all aspects of the patient’s life, rather than just diagnose the obvious symptoms present. The concept of Qi Traditional Chinese Medicine focuses on maintaining the balance of Qi (pronounced “chee”) in the body. Qi is the “circulating life force” present in...

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6 unusual benefits of acupuncture

Posted by on Feb 10, 2017 in Alternative Health | 0 comments

6 unusual benefits of acupuncture

Falling under the scope of Traditional Chinese Medicine, acupuncture is the positioning of thin, sterile needles into the body. These are then stimulated by hand or electrically, to restore the body’s natural energy (Qi) flow. Acupuncture is generally used to treat chronic pain and headaches. It can also be used in the treatment of many other conditions as well. Let’s take a look at some unusual benefits of this type of alternative treatment. Treatment for depression According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, depression is a problem with the energy (Qi) flow around the body. The liver,...

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