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Acupressure: The Benefits of Acupuncture Without the Needles

Acupressure: The Benefits of Acupuncture Without the Needles

What is acupressure?

Acupressure is a type of acupuncture, rooted in ancient Chinese medicine theory that has been around for over 2000 years. It’s a great option for those who are interested in the benefits of acupuncture without the use of a needle. Chinese medicine theory states that the body is made up of meridians.


Meridians flow throughout the entire body and are connected to all organs and tissues. Within these meridians, there are acupoints, which reside at the surface of the skin. When a particular acupoint is stimulated by applying pressure, it can promote wellness and alleviate symptoms....


5 Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

5 Essential Oils for Aromatherapy

What is aromatherapy?

So, you have probably heard that aromatherapy is great for healing, promoting relaxation and overall wellness, but what is it exactly? Aromatherapy oils can be used to relieve headaches, cure cuts and burns, and relax muscles. The oils are extracted from various parts of plants after they go through a steam distillation process. Candles, essential oils, and incense are all great options to incorporate aromatherapy into your wellness routine!


EUCALYPTUS

Eucalyptus is traditionally used for its purifying, immune-boosting, antiseptic and clarifying properties. It can be used directly on the skin or for aromatherapy. It’s invigorating scent...