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Healing Health Benefits of Ear Candling

Ear Candling was used by ancient cultures including the Egyptians, Chinese and Greeks. This is a non-invasive therapy used to draw out wax as well as any latent funguses that may be present. Ear candling helps the immune system become stronger and also stimulates healthy blood circulation. Ear candling therapy is also recommended before meditation and trance sessions to bring about inner balance and harmony. What is Ear Candling? Ear candling therapy involves gently inserting a hollow candle specially coated with beeswax in order to suction out impurities from the ear. On the other hand, ear syringing (which is another method of draw Read More

How to Prevent and Treat Colds the Natural Way

We have all experienced getting a cold at some time. Colds are extremely common (which is why it is referred to as the common cold) but this does not change the fact that they can cause extreme physical discomfort. A cold can prevent you from doing your work at office and can also reduce your sense of smell. Colds are typically characterized by sneezing, blocked or runny noses as well as sore throats and cough. You may also experience a dull headache due to a cold. While there are plenty of over the counter medications for colds, natural therapies help prevent and treat colds effectively. Why do we get Colds? Colds are typically c Read More

5 Important Reasons to Eat Organic Food

What is Organic Food? Organic food is food grown without the use of artificial or synthetic fertilizers herbicides etc. In addition, organic foods are not genetically modified to introduce new strains and do not contain any chemical solvents or products. Inorganic food is often deficient in nutrients compared to organic foods and the production process is harmful to the environment. For example, chemical fertilizers seep into the soil and cause a reduction in fertility. The biggest reason for the production of inorganic food lies in the cost-effective methods. Organic foods are invariably higher priced than inorganic food products. R Read More

Health Benefits of Acupressure Therapy

Acupressure originated in China hundreds of years ago and works by stimulating the passage of ‘chi’ or universal life force. Acupressure therapy in Japan is called ‘shiatsu. Acupressure practitioners believe that there is a continuous flow of energy in our bodies through channels known as meridians. When the flow of energy is blocked, we develop mental and physical health conditions. Energy blockages can lead to a host of repercussions including emotional problems, depression and anxiety. Acupressure does not involve the oils or external stimulants; there are key healing points in the body that the practitioner stimulates to allow Read More

The Ayurvedic Approach to Treating Diabetes

Diabetes is caused due to excessive levels of sugar in the blood. The pancreas is the organ that produces an important hormone called ‘insulin’; insulin is responsible for allowing cells to use sugar (glucose). We need glucose in the cells for energy and going about our daily activities. Blood sugar levels rise either due to the fact that the pancreas does not produce insulin or produces inadequate levels of insulin. While there are conventional medications, insulin injections etc for diabetes, Ayurveda helps treat diabetes with the help of herbs and a balanced lifestyle. Prolonged use of conventional medication has been associated wit Read More

Notice Dark Circles under your Eyes? Tips to get Rid of Dark Circles

Do you suffer from puffy eyes every morning when you wake up? Are dark circles under your eyes detracting from your appearance? It’s common to find dark circles under your eyes even if you’ve been sleeping well. Contrary to popular opinion, fatigue and sleeplessness are not the only reasons for dark circles under the eyes. As one ages, the shadow of baggy or swollen eyelids can appear as dark circles. According to Valerie Goldburt, MD, NYU, before deciding on the mode of treatment, it’s important to learn the cause behind the dark circles before deciding on the right treatment. There are several ways to treat dark circles and b Read More

Notice Dark Circles under your Eyes? Tips to get Rid of Dark Circles

Do you suffer from puffy eyes every morning when you wake up? Are dark circles under your eyes detracting from your appearance?It’s common to find dark circles under your eyes even if you’ve been sleeping well. Contrary to popular opinion, fatigue and sleeplessness are not the only reasons for dark circles under the eyes. As one ages, the shadow of baggy or swollen eyelids can appear as dark circles. According to Valerie Goldburt, MD, NYU, before deciding on the mode of treatment, it’s important to learn the cause behind the dark circles before deciding on the right treatment.There are several ways to treat dark circles and bagginess Read More

Suffering from Dairy Intolerance? Acupuncture can help Provide Relief

Do you experience stomach cramps every time you drink milk or eat cheese? In all likelihood, you could be suffering from a medical health condition called ‘dairy intolerance’. The main reason behind lactose intolerance is the body’s inability to digest sugars known as ‘lactose’ found in milk and dairy products. The symptoms of dairy or lactose intolerance usually manifest themselves within a short time of consuming a dairy product. The extent of the condition varies across individuals. For example, some people may be able to have a small glass of milk daily without experiencing adverse effects while others may react violently Read More

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder: How Cognitive Behavior Therapy can help

  It’s normal to double-check to see if you have locked your house or if you’ve left a window open. However, there is a line between normal anxiety and compulsive urges. When compulsions and obsessive thoughts threaten to take over your behavior, you might want to seek professional intervention. The brain gets stuck in certain self-repeating patterns that you feel compelled to carry out – even when you are conscious that what you are doing is wrong. Obsessive Compulsive Disorder is a mental health condition that might require treatment on multiple levels. The condition is characterized by frequent and involuntary compulsions Read More

Feeling Listless, Drained and Tired? Herbal Medicines can help Relieve Symptoms of Anemia

If you have been feeling excessively tired and experiencing low stamina levels, you could be suffering from anemia. Anemia can be treated with medications, diet interventions and also through herbal medicine. Other natural treatments for anemia include acupuncture and homeopathy. What is anemia? Our body cells receive their supply of oxygen through red blood cells. When the body does not have an adequate number of red blood cells, our body cells do not get the oxygen that they require for optimum efficiency. This health condition is referred to as anemia. What are the signs and symptoms of anemia? Weakness and pale skin, especiall Read More