About Aromatherapy and Hydrotherapy

Our sense of smell is the strongest compared to all the others. We associate certain smells to things we like and also to those we do not. The primary response humans have towards pleasant smells has been studied by researchers in the field of Alternative Medicine. Alternative Medicine uses beyond-the-conventional methods to cure several diseases among people. This science has the advantage of having less or no side effects during the treatment of an individual as there are any uses of drugs.

Alternative Medicine has developed remedies to almost all ailments based on simple and surprising substances. Who could have thought that merely smelling a scent can cure us of our illness? This branch of Alternative medicine is called Aroma Therapy. Just as unusual as this, is the Hydrotherapy. Yes, as the name suggests, Hydrotherapy uses water to rid the body of undesired agents and disease causing microbes.

Both Aromatherapy and Hydrotherapy are techniques based on Mind-Body Intervention methods. Both of them are very effective in what they do. Not many of us know much about these two relatively newly developed techniques,

A description in brief is provided here to make you familiar with them:

Aromatherapy uses volatile plant materials, called essential oils, for the purpose of altering a person’s mood, or health. Essential oils, the pure essence of a plant, have the quality to provide both physical & psychological benefits when used correctly. Essential oils are highly concentrated and should not be used directly. They are blended together to make a ‘synergy’.
In addition to essential oils, aromatherapy also uses other natural ingredients including cold pressed vegetable oils, herbs, milk powders, sea salts, clays and mud.

Aromatherapy can be carried out in two modes: By direct inhalation of the aroma or by topical application in the form of baths, massages, compresses etc.

Inhaling directly is the best mode as it efficiently relieves the body of all respiratory tract problems. It affects the nervous system as the aroma triggers a reaction in the brain which results in alleviating psychological moods. Topical applications are applied to the skin and are absorbed into the bloodstream. Massage blends constitute of aromatic oils which help reduce muscular aches, pains and migraines. Having an aromatic bath will accelerate healing of skin disorders; reduce stress levels and increase blood circulation and flow. Using compresses to apply aromatic salts to the body will also benefit the affected area. This method is used to treat muscular aches, varicose veins, sprains, menstrual cramps and respiratory congestion.

We are made of 80% water and based on this fact studies have revealed that water can be effectively used to heal the human body off several diseases.

As drinking water is a universal solvent so it helps significantly in the elimination of waste products which gets accumulated in the human body under certain circumstances causing definite injury.

Hydrotherapy is used as physiotherapy for treating people having grave injuries and muscle wastage. Hydrotherapy is also used for individuals suffering from joint problems or severe physical disabilities. Read the rest of this entry »

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100% Healing With Alternative Medicine

Alternative medicine is a part of our major cultural systems or the cultural heritages and is one of the oldest medical systems which are still in use worldwide. It has gained a lot of reputation among many of the different countries with different cultures. These medicines were originated in the eastern countries and were according to their tradition like Ayurveda. But in many of the western countries it was only limited to the herbal therapy. Because of the lack of the knowledge many of the doctors still use the regular medicines they think that these alternative therapies have no basic idea to cure the disease.

This medicine related the specific parts of the human body like its soul, emotion, mind, feelings and spirit. It has many self curing powers and is having the good results without any of the side effects. These medicines are only designed to promote good health of an individual, heals the body and improves overall well being. Our body is filled with quite a good number of the energy centres that help our body to function properly.

These medicines have the different approach to the different healing processes. It has been looked up as a promising effect to all the patients suffering from various types of the ailments. It is one of the powerful and the strong medicinal systems with the utmost respect for all of its cases round the world. It covers the entire major and the minor aspects of the health i.e. from nutrition to all the surgical methods that are been performed while the patient is suffering from any kind of the disease. These medicines make an equal balance between the mind and the body. It not only passes the time over any type of the disease but totally eradicate it from its roots. All the preparations for these types of the medicines have been taken orally.

The foundation of these medicines were quite complex and today after seeing the results one can say that it’s just the fruit for the hard work and that has been achieved. Everything is possible in this universe with the help of these types of medicines. Alternative medicine is always and everywhere appreciated that these type of medicines help one to glow and grow from inside i.e. from within. Even various types of ailments like high cholesterol, high blood pressure, ache in the knees, and feelingness of difficulty in walking can all be eradicated properly. The diseases first can be perfect fully examined and then can be cured properly with the use of these medicines. It provides safety to all of the parts that are related to the body and also gives the 100 percent efficiency to the same parts so that they can function and work properly according to the need. Many of the machines have also been discovered and some are invented by many scientists and the researchers for the best healing property of these alternative medicine. Read the rest of this entry »

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