Foot Massage

Foot massage or foot reflexology has a Chinese origin. It dates back to more than 3,000 years ago and is used in the prevention and cure of many health ailments. Some in fact say, foot massage dates back to ancient Eygyptian times due to archaeological findings in cave drawings in Egypt. The principle of foot massage rests in the premise that the meridian network connects all tissues, organs and cells in our body. Each organ in the body is connected to a specific reflex point on the foot through the intermediary of 300 nerves. A trained foot reflexologist can put pressure on different meridians or energy lines on the sole and side of the feet to determine the cause of …

Aromatherapy Essential Oils: Seven Things You Should Know

Aromatherapy uses essential oils to treat medical conditions, to alleviate psychological ailments, for cosmetic purposes, and to reduce stress. The essential oils of aromatherapy have the power to enhance both your physical and mental state. Essential oils are extracted from living plants and trees. When essential oils are used appropriately, most can be used at home safely, enjoyably, and with beneficial effects. Keep the following seven things in mind if you want to try aromatherapy at home. (1) Most essential oils should never be applied directly without diluting them. Only lavender and tea tree oil are exceptions to this rule. (2) Essential oils are flammable, so use extreme caution around flames and heat sources. If you use a burner to …

Aromatherapy as an Relaxing Treatment

Aromatherapy has been alive for centuries. It is known as a therapeutic natural practice that is commonly performed to energize, relax, and advance the beauty, health, as well as a sense of ease. It is highly considered as an energizing and relaxing treatment as it generally works to unite or balance the body, the mind, and the spirit of those who are taking it, leaving the person calm and active. The aromatherapy as an energizing and relaxing treatment is in the first place a healing practice that involves the use of pure essential oils with a number of ways that include bathing, inhalation, and massage. Its nature is actually derived two words: Aroma, which means scent and Therapy, means treatment. …

Laxatives You Find In The Drugstore

A laxative is defined as, A substance that is used to promote a bowel movement when you are constipated. Laxatives work by starting and stimulating peristaltic action. Peristaltic action is a wave like movement that occurs throughout your gastrointestinal tract – esophagus, stomach, small intestine, colon – that helps move your food into your stomach, through your intestines, through your colon, and out your rectum. There are drugstore products, natural occurring foods, special nutrients, liquid preparations, herbal substances, and homeopathic liquids that have laxative effects. I do not recommend using drugstore laxatives or any other form of drugs to clear a constipation problem. All my recommendations are for using natural foods, minerals, special nutrients, or herbal products. And some of …

Moving Back To The Nature Through Aromatherapy Skin Care

In the mid east, there is the custom of wearing hijaab among women. It is a kind of veil that covers the entire face. Though it has taken many a connotations with time (largely controversial), the very basic purpose of it was to protect the facial skin from the sun. Skin care, as can be seen, has been accorded wide importance at all times. In addition, it has been an ubiquitous phenomenon as no part of the world is unaffected with the concern for their skin. Skin care with herbs and plant extracts is finding growing popularity in recent years. This is termed as aromatherapy skin care. Aromatherapy skin care is not a recent concept. Only that we were so …

Modern magnetic therapy

Magnetic therapy is a form of therapy that has been used for many years for a variety of different purposes, including pain relief, prevention of aging and the relief of a range of symptoms from a range of ailments. The problems that the therapy helped to alleviate are still present in the modern world, therefore it is logical that the method used to ease these problems before can still be used today. There are many products available today which can perform this magnetic therapy. Each group of products has a different design and can help with diverse problems, normally in the area around the place where the product is worn. Magnetic therapy has general benefits that most products will provide …

Massage Therapy: Beyond Touch

Massage therapy is a type of therapy that incorporates the use of massage in helping to heal the body in one form or another. In many cases, the simple applying of pressure to certain areas of the body will relieve aching muscles and help the individual to relax. It can help to minimize stress as well as to improve the overall health in many areas of the body. This type of therapy is one that is enjoyable and can be a treat for a person or can be part of their normal exercise regime. In massage, there are several areas of the body that are targeted including the muscles, the joints, the tendons, the ligaments, and connective tissues. By applying …

Magnetic Mattress Pads – Therapy While You Sleep

Imagine being able to have physical therapy whenever you want, even when you’re asleep? This is possible and not just for those people who have large amounts of money. This is possible if you have a magnetic mattress pad. These pads are new innovations that will provide you with the magnetic therapy that will benefit you in so many ways. These mattress pads will lie on top of your mattress and never need to be charged and they don’t ever need maintenance. You may ask how something that doesn’t require you to do a lot of upkeep work can give you so many benefits and how these mattress pads can be distributed for such reasonable prices when they are so …

Lowering blood pressure with the help of acupuncture

Doctors and scientists from the Irvine university of California have recently discovered a new method of lowering blood pressure. This method is based on electroacupuncture, which seems to have a significant effect in lowering blood pressure. The method has been tested on rats, by inducing low electric stimulation at the front of their legs, and their blood’s pressure after the treatment was 40 percent lower than before(their blood pressure had been artificially increased before). This opens new doors for hypertension treatment, maybe it will even replace the traditional medical treatments with this ancient method. These are all the methods that were tested : Needles were inserted into: -pericardium 5-6, and they were rotated every 10 to thirty minutes. While this …

Lemons for Asthma Attacks and Other Illnesses

Lemons, they are one of the best fruits to use if you are sick or have asthma. Learn why and how you need to use them if you have asthma Most people shy away from lemons because they are sour. Or, they make lemon juice and then kill their beneficial effects by adding Well, here is what your are missing if you don’t drink fresh natural lemon aid every morning. For asthma, lemon juice is great because it, It is antiseptic – kills germs that hide in your mucus It destroys bad bacteria that lives in your mouth, stomach, and intestines It helps to dissolve mucus so when you have a cold or cough you recover quicker. The combination of …

Learn about this new way to recuperate quickly from surgery interventions

Learn about this new way to recuperate quickly from surgery interventions Passing through a knee surgery or any kind of surgery requires many care actions prior to and after the surgical intervention occurs . Indeed, the post surgery care is a determining issue for the eventual success of the surgery and your recovery. The surgery intervention is only half of the entire curing process, and the other half must be accomplished by the patient at home without the facilities and services that a hospital or a clinic can bring. But, health providers regularly recommend their patients to maintain the legs comfortable, this way, promoting a quicker recovery which can be done by maintaining a healthy sleep posture , using medicines, …

Learn about this new way to recuperate in short time from surgery interventions

Learn about this new way to recuperate in short time from surgery interventions Experiencing a knee surgery or any kind of surgery involves many care procedures prior to and after the surgical intervention takes place . Indeed, the post surgery care is the most important issue for the eventual success of the surgery and your recovery. The surgery intervention is just half of the entire recuperative process, and the other half must be accomplished by the patient at home which lacks of the facilities and services that a hospital or a clinic can However, health providers regularly recommend their patients to maintain the legs comfortable, thus, promoting a quicker recovery which can be done by correcting a healthy sleeping position …

Learn about this new way to recover in short time from surgery interventions

Experiencing a knee surgery or any kind of surgery needs many care procedures prior to and after the surgical intervention is performed. Indeed, the post surgery care is a very decisive factor for the eventual success of the surgery and your recovery. The surgery intervention is just half of the entire recuperative process, and the other half must be accomplished by the patient at home without the facilities and services that a hospital or a clinic can bring. Nonetheless, health providers regularly recommend their patients to maintain the legs comfortable, so, promoting a quicker recovery which can be accomplished by maintaining a healthy sleep posture , using medicines, exercising and using a special leg or knee wedge pillow. How to …

Learn About Alternative Medicine

There is so much to be learned about health and medicine, sometimes it is easy to get overwhelmed. Most people I know do not really take the time to think about the ways they are taking care of their body and the effects of their choices on their short and long term health. I have been learning a lot about various types of alternative medicine and I have become convinced that more people need to be informed that there are options for your health and fitness needs. Basically, alternative medicine deals with a wide variety of non-traditional medicines and methods of treatment for all of the medical situations people can find themselves in. People have begun to be more concerned …

How Lemon Juice Power Gives You Asthma Relief

If you just found out you have asthma or are a long time asthma sufferer, here’s step one to start off on your natural remedy lifestyle to reducing and controlling your asthma. Use of lemon juice has been found to have tremendous benefits in the body and of course for stopping and controlling asthma attacks. So, step one is to use lemon juice every morning. Forget about the idea that lemon juice is acid and is bad for you if you have arthritis. Yes, lemon juice can cut into and breakup oil. But, when it enters the body as an acid, it ends up as alkaline residue after your cells use it up. Besides if you aren’t eating enough oils …

How Can a Colon Cleanser Keep Your Colon Clean?

If you have suffered from constipation, you know how miserable it can be. You feel sluggish, tired, and depressed, not to mention the discomfort in your abdomen. Of course, laxatives abound on the market, but they offer a temporary solution at best. In addition, they can create a dependency. Enemas are unpleasant. Surely there is a better way to get your colon clean and keep it that way. Adding insoluble fiber to the diet can help, but it basically only works to scrape out the material through the center of your clogged colon. It is not really a colon cleanser, because it does not clear out the old impacted fecal matter. It cannot really get your colon clean. It only …