Saturday, October 13, 2007

A-Z of Alternative Healing

Posted by Kero at Saturday, October 13, 2007
During one of our feature writing class back in college, we had a lecture on holistic healing and homeopathy. My husband too is among the people who believes in natural healing process and would rather change his diet than take medicine or food supplement.These tickled my interest in the alternative therapies. Join me as I share with you from time to time, some clippings and websites defining some of the more popular alternatives of healing.

A is for Acupuncture
This ancient Chinese therapy uses fine needles to treat th body holistically. The needles break the skin in some areas where a specific energy channels are believed to flow and are thought to restore the harmony of the qi (energy). Acupuncture is used to treat many illnesses and complaints, from persistent hiccups to arthritis and hyperthermia. Find out more:

and Aromatherapy
Taking essential oils from plants, diluting them and using them in massage, baths or inhalation is a practice known as aromatherapy. Essential oils are often used in the treatment of stress and can also be effective in treating burns and other skin problems. Find out more:

and Ayuverdic Medicine
Thought to be the oldest formal medical system in the world, this Indian practice divides patients into different personality types and treats them accordingly. Medicines are herb - andmineral-based and they are used alongside meditation, diet changes and yoga to heal the body holistically. Find out more:

We'll have more on my next entry so do come back. Have a great weekend everyone and hope you get to spend it with your loved ones.

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