Eczema

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Eczema is inflammation of the skin characterized by dry, itchy, red, vesicular and crusting patches. It is usually localized and can lead to bleeding if scratched excessively. Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema. This skin condition is non-contagious....

Tibetan Medicine

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Origin, benefits, efficacy, and methodology Tibetan medicine is a complex medicine system with a prolonged history of active treatment. Since this system of medicine is now spreading worldwide similar to Indian Ayurveda, Chinese, and other traditional healing systems,...

Naturopathy

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Origin, benefits, efficacy, and methodology Complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is a varied group comprising of health care practices and products which do not form a part of conventional medicine. Naturopathy is a part of CAM.1 The popularity of CAM has been...

Cupping Therapy

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Cupping Therapy What is cupping therapy and where did it originate? Cupping Therapy is an ancient Chinese method of therapeutic healing. The method dates back to the 4th century, when the renowned herbalist named Ge Hong, first wrote about the therapy in his book a...

Aromatherapy

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Aromatherapy – Origin, benefits, efficacy, and methodology Other than the soothing oils and candles available in the market, massage aromatherapy is an essence of Ayurvedic therapy. It dates back to about 3500-5000 years and is one of the oldest systems of medicine....

Acupressure

Wed, Oct 1st 2014

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Origin and History Acupressure, unlike acupuncture, does not make the use of needles. Instead, it focuses on applying pressures at certain specified body parts so as to restore health and life balance. Acupressure mostly involves the use of palms, fingers, elbows or...

Eucalyptus

Tue, Sep 30th 2014

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Botanical source: Eucalyptus globulus Family: Myrtaceae Common name: Stringy bark tree, Sugandhapatra, Nilgiri Description: Different species of eucalyptus are found growing all over the world as a small shrub or a large tree. The oil distilled from the leaves of the...

Sesame

Tue, Sep 30th 2014

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Botanical source: Sesamum indicum Family: Pedaliaceae Common name: Gingelly, til Description: Sesame is a seed that varies in color from white to black and has a nutty flavor. The sesame plant is widely grown in Africa, South America, China and India. Besides its...
Yoga Pose Guide: Backbends & Core Strength Poses

Yoga Pose Guide: Backbends & Core Strength Poses

Tue, Sep 30th 2014

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Hero pose This basic pose stretches your feet, ankles, knees, thighs, hips and lower back. Directions: Start with your hands and knees on the floor. Keep your knees hip-width apart so that your thighs are parallel. Point your feet directly backward, not turning in or...

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