Oil pulling

Our mouths are a fairly busy part of our physiology… the CEO of tremendous daily responsibilities. In Ayurvedic medicine, the mouth is considered a reflection on the general health of our entire body. Also, it’sconsidered a kind of gateway to treat and maintain wellness. Home to billions of microorganisms, according to Ayurvedic medicine our mouths […]

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Pet Health: Holistic Approaches

“What I see commonly in dogs and cats is arthritis. So, increasing blood flow is really beneficial for the circulation and with that brings anti-inflammatory properties – and pain relief.” Sharlene McInnes is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) consultant and veterinary acupuncturist, based in Wellington, New Zealand. She specializes in the field of holistic animal […]

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Hot stone massage

The practice of massage with hot stones is an ancient and revered treatment. Indigenous cultures have applied magnesium and iron-rich basalt stones to the back, arms, chest and stomach to assist with pain and disease for hundreds of years. Currently a popular and blissfully effective treatment – used in almost all spas and clinics – […]

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Shiatsu Therapy

The first thing they observe is a quiet and calm feeling. They normally go home with a ‘floating sensation’ and positive lightness. For sure, if it was pain that brought them to a session – by the end of the treatment, it is gone.” Gemma Sachiko is a Shiatsuteacher and practitioner, based in Spain. Shiatsu […]

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