The National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine writes that massage therapy has a long history in cultures around the world. Today, people use many different types of massage therapy for a variety of health-related purposes, “including to relieve pain, rehabilitate sports injuries, reduce stress, increase relaxation, address anxiety and depression, and aid general wellness.” […]
A controversial theory that the way we smell involves a quantum physics effect has received a boost, following experiments with human subjects. It challenges the notion that our sense of smell depends only on the shapes of molecules we sniff in the air.
I absolutely love little tips that show you easy ways you can use essential oils to improve the quality of daily life. So when I came across this great little article about making your own natural car air-freshener using essential oils and a piece of felt I just had to share it with you all.
Aromatherapists have known for years that treatments with essential oils can help bring relief to many forms depression, and recent research has confirmed that this form of complementary therapy support our convictions, at least for postpartum depression.
As happened here in the United Kingdom some 20 years ago, aromatherapy is finally gaining recognition in certain areas of mainstream medicine in the United States, according to a recent article on USnews.com. Groups as diverse as the American Cancer Society and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs are now offering aromatherapy alongisde traditional health […]
A deadly strain of a hospital superbug has become resistant to a last-line antibiotic used to treat infections, scientists have warned. Although it has not spread so far, doctors said ‘the risk that Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA) could eventually overwhelm even our last-line drugs is a very serious one’, branding it ‘a dangerous organism […]
Reliable conclusions about the causes of Alzheimer’s disease remain elusive, and effective drugs to treat the disease remain equally scarce. An actual pharmaceutical cure seems as close to becoming reality as a cure for cancer (i.e. nowhere in sight). Yet a Florida doctor was actually able to reverse her husband’s Alzheimer’s disease just by giving […]
For roughly two thousand years, Chinese herbalists have treated Malaria using a root extract, commonly known as Chang Shan, from a type of hydrangea that grows in Tibet and Nepal. More recent studies suggest that halofuginone, a compound derived from this extract’s bioactive ingredient, could be used to treat many autoimmune disorders as well. Now, […]
Although some people already use the popular herb rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) for seasoning their meat, this combination may become more common in the near future as food manufacturers respond to consumer demand for more natural products.