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Acupressure a Chinese Alternative Medicine

One of the popular techniques that come from traditional Chinese medicine that is considered to be a bodywork technique and is gaining popularity in America is acupressure. It is very much like acupuncture in that it involves different points of the surface of the body but unlike using needles as is done in acupuncture, acupressure […]

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Reflexology Massage

Reflexology is an ancient art in which pressure is placed over the foot and hand using the fingers and thumbs. The reflexologist uses no oil or lotion and places pressure on the hand or foot based on a system of zones and reflex areas that reportedly represents other major organ systems to effect a physical […]

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What Is Aromatherapy?

What is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy, sometimes also referred to as aromatic or scent medicine, is the art of healing the body using naturally distilled essences from different parts of plant to improve and enhance your everyday emotional, physical, and spiritual well-being. These essences are known as essential oils. What are essential oils? These oils are the […]

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Useful Measurements

Alcohol Tincture………………4 oz herb……………..1 pint alcohol Decoction……………………..4 oz herb………………1 pint water Infusion………………………..4 oz herb……………..1 pint water Cup infusion/decoction…….1 teas. dried herb……1 cup water ………………………………….4 teas. fresh herb…..1 cup water Ointment……………………..2 teas herb……………7 oz. Free PDF Health Ebook…Remedies4.com!

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Balancing Body Energy

The energy of your body will not be balanced and free flowing if you do not have good emotional balance, good physical health, and good relationships with your surroundings and yourself. Almost no one is ever perfectly balanced. If you could do this, you would be able to rise from the dead, have a body […]

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Crystal Reflexology

First select a quartz crystal which has a very good polished/smooth single-terminated point. Then remove socks, tights and/or footwear. Instructions below are for someone giving a crystal reflexology treatment to a ‘client’ – but this method is just as easily administered and just as effective if you are treating yourself. Also keep in mind that […]

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Green Tea Extract Increases Metabolism, May Aid in Weight Loss

There are two ways to lose weight — either reduce energy intake, or increase energy expenditure. Because hypothyroidism — even after treatment — may reduce energy expenditure in some people, patients naturally are looking for options that can help safely help raise the metabolism. In a study reported on in the American Journal of Clinical […]

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Glossary of Definitions

Abortificant causes induced or spontaneous abortion Alterative helps to restore normal health, cleanses and purifies the blood, gradually restores normal bodily functions Analgesic relieves pain Anaphrodisiac reduces the sexual appetites Anthelmintic helps kill and get rid of parasites in the body Antibacterial destroys or stops the growth of bacteria Antibiotic destroys or stops the growth […]

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Best Herbs for Tea

Getting Started ….. Once I began blending and testing herb teas to sell under my “Mossie Rocks” country store label, I knew what I didn’t want. An herb tea should never be flat and flavorless. Whether it’s fruity or spicy, soothing or lively, simple or sophisticated, it needs taste and personality. I found my homegrown […]

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Crystal Properties

Amber It is fossilized resin. Amber absorbs and changes negative energy into positive energy. It calms, purifies, increases motivation and creativity. Amber is a powerful amulet when worn for protection. Amethyst This type of quartz has the power to control all types of harmful behavior. It has the power to heal and balance physical, emotional […]

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