It’s a common question from those new to alternative healing. ‘How does acupuncture work?’ Great question! Let’s answer it. What is acupuncture treatment like? Acupuncture means needles. Most of us don’t like them! But don’t worry. Acupuncture needles are extremely fine. So they don’t hurt. A few people get tiny twinges. That’s good! It means the needle released a blockage.
Why do acupuncturists look at your tongue? Acupuncture and Chinese medicine began thousands of years ago. The early practitioners had no x-rays, no blood tests, no easy way to find out what was going on inside the body. But they did have the tongue. Your tongue is in your mouth
In a recent post about natural treatments for depression, I mentioned frankincense. That sparked some interest. People are more familiar with flower-based essential oils like rose or lavender, but they don’t know so much about the benefits of frankincense. So today I’m going to look at frankincense in more detail.
A lot of people who haven’t had acupuncture are scared about the side effects. If that’s you, there’s no need to worry. Acupuncture side effects exist, but they are very minor. Read the list and you’ll see what I mean. Pain People often associate acupuncture and needles with the doctor’s hypodermic. So
It’s that day of the week we’ve all been waiting for. You probably have a few plans for the weekend already. But there you are – exhausted & stressed to the max!!! Stress and anxiety are two of the most common mental health issues we all suffer from. They give
What is the Difference Between Aromatherapy and Flower Essences? Answer to Frequently Asked Alternative Healing Therapies Question
Flower Essences Flower essences are not about smell. Nor do they contain any physical part of a flower. They are infusions which capture the energy imprint of each flower. They treat the emotional part of you. Edward Bach is often seen as the father of flower essences. In the 1930s
One of the most frequently asked questions from those who are new to acupuncture treatments is about pain. Since an acupuncture treatment involves the use of acupuncture needles, people frequently ask the question, “Do Acupuncture reatments hurt? The answer to the question about whether acupuncture treatments hurt is… Acupuncture treatments
Zinc: The New Antidepressant? Serum zinc levels have been found low in patients with major depression. Treatment with zinc appears to have an antidepressant effect. Human trials found that zinc supplementation augmented the effects of antidepressant drugs by over fifty percent. Levenson, CW, Zinc: The New Antidepressant? Nutr. Rev. 64,1,