February 2014

History of Reflexology

Reflexology (which is a treatment that consists of manipulation of the reflexes of the feet and hands) has been around since long before recorded history. There is evidence of it […]

History of Acupuncture

   We can’t talk about the histories of various alternative therapies, without mentioning acupuncture. It is one of the oldest known medical treatments. In fact, according to many, the only […]

History of Chiropractic Medicine

Chiropractic (taken from the Greek “cheiros”, meaning “hand”, and “praktos”, meaning  “done by”– was coined in the late 1800’s or early 1900’s) medicine has been around for literally ages, although […]

History of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is one of those super popular alternative treatments right now. It is right in the mainstream of several disciplines, including both the health and the beauty industry. Naturally, there […]

Chinese Herbal Medicine

With the natural remedies craze that is happening all over the world now, Traditional Chinese Medicine has taken a proud seat, front and center, in the quest for useful alternative […]

Western Herbalism

The first leg in our tour of herbal medicine will be Western herbalism (also known as Western phytotherapy). That is the tradition that I practice and is the tradition that […]