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In Chinese herbalism, magnolia bark, hou po, is associated with the stomach, lungs, spleen, and large intestine. It is used to treat menstrual cramps, abdominal pain, abdominal bloating and gas, nausea , diarrhea, and indigestion . Injections of magnolia bark extract are said to cause muscle relaxation. It is also used in formulas to treat […]

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Definition Magnetic therapy is the use of magnets to relieve pain in various areas of the body. Origins Magnetic therapy dates as far back as the ancient Egyptians. Magnets have long been believed to have healing powers associated with muscle pain and stiffness. Chinese healers as early as 200 B.C. were said to use magnetic […]

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Description Mercurius vivus is the Latin name for a homeopathic remedy made from elemental mercury. The English word quicksilver is a literal translation of the Latin. Although Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathic medicine, also formulated a soluble preparation of mercury that he called Mercurius solubilis, most contemporary American homeopaths regard them as essentially the […]

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Definition The McDougall diet provides the structure of a low-fat, starch-based diet to promote a broad range of such health benefits as weight loss and the reversal of such serious health conditions as heart disease , without the use of drugs. Origins The McDougall diet began as a challenge to Dr. John McDougall by one […]

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[frontpage_news widget=”455″ name=”You may also like”]  Massage therapy is the scientific manipulation of the soft tissues of the body for the purpose of normalizing those tissues and consists of a group of manual techniques that include applying fixed or movable pressure, holding, and/or causing movement of or to the body. These techniques affect the muscular, […]

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[frontpage_news widget=”455″ name=”You may also like”] The primary food in the standard macrobiotic diet is whole cereal grains, including brown rice, barley, millet, rolled oats, wheat, corn, rye, and buckwheat. A small amount of whole grain pasta and breads is allowed. Grains should comprise about 50% of the food consumed. Fresh vegetables should account for […]

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[frontpage_news widget=”455″ name=”You may also like”]   A macrobiotic diet is part of a philosophy of life that incorporates the ancient Oriental concept or theory of yin and yang. The diet itself consists mainly of brown rice, other whole grains, and vegetables. It requires foods to be cooked over a flame, rather than by electricity […]

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[frontpage_news widget=”455″ name=”You may also like”] Acupunctura este o tehnică medicală chineză tradiţională de deblocare a chi-ului prin inserţia de ace în anumite puncte de pe corp pentru a echilibra forţele antagoniste yin şi yang. Chi-ul este o energie care se presupune că trece prin toate corpurile. Se consideră că această energie curge prin corp […]

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Produsele albinei s-au inscris de la inceputul preistoriei in randul elementelor naturale folosite pentru completarea si ameliorarea hranei si apoi pentru combaterea si prevenirea durerii si a suferintelor omului. Practica traditională a apiterapiei datează din vremurile imemoriale ale istoriei umane. Primele comunităti mai dense de oameni au apărut pe valea Indului, cam prin jurul anului […]

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