By Tova Navarra
This can be a complete resource of definitions, causes, case reports and views on homeopathic cures from precedent days to the current day. together with greater than four hundred entries it's written for the final reader yet can also be authoritative adequate for the pro.
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Agni Ayurvedic term referring to the element of fire, the central bodily fire, the digestive fire, or the pitta temperament. See also AYURVEDA. ahara rasa The “nutrient plasma” that contains nutrition for all the dhatus (basic vital bodily structures) in Ayurvedic medicine. See also AYURVEDA. ” Also referred to at times as posture training, the Alexander Technique involves a process of mind-body connection and of reeducation of what Alexander determined to be the body’s innate poise and grace in order to control posture, balance, and action.
Banerjee, P. N. Author of Chronic Disease: Its Cause and Cure, 4th edition (Banerjee & Company, Gidni, India, 1971). This book was originally published in 1931. Barral visceral manipulation A system of bodywork that is geared to releasing restrictions and tension by manipulating the body’s organs and connective tissues, developed by the French osteopathic physician Jean Pierre Barral. This therapy is reported to enhance the entire body’s functioning, including organ mobility and activity, circulation, hormonal secretions, immune system activity, and muscle function.
The cups are warmed and placed top-down on an acupoint or any flat area such as the back, abdomen, or legs. The vacuum created by the cups “sucks” the skin so that blood rushes to the point and rebalances the flow of energy. Cupping is said to be most effective for treating bronchitis, colds, and arthritis. Moxibustion, a term derived from the Japanese word mokusa, or “burning herb,” is a technique of acupuncture that employs needles to which the heat of a dried herb (moxa) is attached. A tiny stick, roll, or cone-shaped amount of moxa, from the herb mugwort, burns on the head of the needle to send warmth to the acupoint.