Increasingly science agrees with the poetry of direct human experience: we are more than the atoms and molecules that make up our bodies, but beings of light as well. Biophotons are emitted by the human body, can be released through mental intention, Continue reading
One of the few essential oils most people can identify by smell alone; eucalyptus is very popular because of its effectiveness and range of uses. Originally from Australia, where it was first used by the aborigines, the locals started distilling and using the oil in the 1780s. The eucalyptus is one of the world’s tallest, deciduous trees, with some varieties growing as high as 465 feet. Making up about 75 percent of Australia’s flora, Continue reading
A remarkable study published in the journal Molecular Pharmacology in 2006, found that this long vilified plant contains a compound with not one, but two therapeutic properties ideal for addressing both the surface symptom (memory problems) and root cause (brain plaque) of Alzheimer’s disease.[i] This is an ironic finding, considering that the prevailing stereotype is Continue reading
One of surprising benefits of meditation is the connection between emotions and health which is supported by every major health research institution in the country. Even the U.S. Centers Continue reading
… that fenugreek can help build muscles, burn body fat and protect against type 2 diabetes and heart disease?
Fenugreek is more than just a flavorful spice to add to chicken, curries and salads. It’s been a century-old favorite among ayurvedic practitioners and herbalists for treating ailments from Continue reading
The market for the powers of ancient Chinese medicine has been growing. Now, more than ever, it seems that people are looking for alternatives to the traditional Western method of treatment involving pharmaceuticals and surgery. To many, it represents a natural, holistic response to an ailing body that has worked for generations. In fact, almost 20% of Americans have reported Continue reading
Lots of us may like to use a little honey as a sweetener for our morning coffee, toast or tea, but there are several uses for this tasty little treat – in its pure, raw, non-pasteurized form, it can do more than just bring a smile to our face.
Manuka honey as the new ‘superfood.’ What is Manuka honey, Continue reading
- A record 4.02 billion prescriptions were written in the United States in 2011, showing Americans are taking more drugs than ever before and putting their health in the hands of some of the top corporate criminals in the world
- Drug company settlements continue to be commonplace Continue reading
Imagine feeling a typical bout of dizziness, the kind we all get from time to time. It lasts a minute or so. Now picture that feeling lasting for hours. Then imagine it lasting for days. This is what vertigo can do. And here are six great homeopathic remedies to bring calm to your body.
1. Conium Continue reading
Jin Shin Jyutsu (JSJ) is an incredibly unique form of touch therapy that—unlike other touch therapy—involves no manipulation of muscles or tissues.
This highly subtle healing modality uses only minimal pressure, and yet is powerful enough to relieve some of the most intense suffering, Continue reading
Homeopathy is a specific form of alternative (holistic) medicine which was developed by Samuel Hahnemann, M.D., a German physician, in the late eighteenth century. At that time, people were being treated with poisonous substances to get the “bad humours” out of them by making them vomit, have diarrhea, sweat, salivate, and bleed. Many patients died from these treatments which included Continue reading
The emotional state of the brain can explain why different individuals do not respond the same way to similar injuries, say scientists. Continue reading
Our minds hold a vast reservoir of power to create perfect health. Jose Silva, Continue reading
Although many conventional doctors doubt the effectiveness of acupuncture, this venerated medical technique produces profound benefits. Research at Duke University, for example, shows that acupuncture sessions can lead to significant pain relief. And the wonderful results of acupuncture are much more desirable than what you get from pain relief drugs and their troubling side effects.
For thousands of years, the Chinese have been using a unique method of health maintenance called acupuncture. Today, acupuncture is a household word and part of America’s out-of-pocket healthcare toolbox. But this ancient needle-and-channel therapy remains an outlier when it comes to acceptance in the mainstream medical establishment. However, a pair of studies coming out of Duke University that shed positive light on the benefits of acupuncture over drugs for pain relief represents an important step toward giving acupuncture more Western credibility.
In one report, researchers at Duke performed a meta-analysis of 31 clinical studies involving some 4,000 patients on the effects of acupuncture for headache relief compared to treatment with medication. Their findings: “Acupuncture is more effective than medication in reducing the severity Continue reading
We face an epidemic of autoimmune diseases, medical conditions that cause the body to attack itself and destroy its own tissues. Everyone who lives in today’s polluted world — exposed to toxins at home, outside and just about everywhere in the environment — is at risk. But you can take natural steps to regulate your immune system and help it ward off disease, not cause it.
While your body is designed to defend against a host of environmental invaders, it cannot completely withstand the adverse effects of poor diet, chronic stress and toxic buildup. These common factors can contribute to a group of serious health problems of epidemic proportions, including autoimmune (AI) disease, which is on the rise.
AI diseases comprise more than 100 unique types, including lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, Continue reading