Category: Alternative Health

Media Reviews for July 2015

These are the Media Reviews for the Jul/Aug/Sept 2015 Issue of Lotus Guide Lotus Guide has become one of Amazon’s Top Reviewers because our Media Reviews are trusted over time Way of the Bushman: Spiritual Teachings and Practices of the Kalahari Ju/’hoansi By Bradford Keeney, PhD, and Hillary Keeney, PhD ISBN-13: 978-1-59143-205-0 (Bear & Company,… Read more »

Herbal Allies for the Immune System

By Juliet Blankespoor  ~ Most folks who use natural medicine have favorite remedies they turn to when warding off a cold. That first sneeze or throat tickle might have them reaching for elderberry syrup, echinacea tincture, garlic honey, or a zinc lozenge. But what about tonic herbs that can help support the immune system every… Read more »

NAET-Don’t be Sick and Tired?

By Mark Light, MD Don’t give up, there is hope-NAET We are lucky to have many healing modalities today to help us in our journey to health. Each modality works in a different way. Some focus on emotions, some on the body itself, some to detox, and so on. Herbal and homeopathic medicines are known… Read more »

2015: The Current State of Integrative Medicine in the United States

Heavenly Herbs and Acupuncture, Paradise, CA By Sheryl Sanchez, L.Ac. Integrative Health at the Federal Level In December 2014, the leading federal agency on research in integrative medicine, the National Institute of Health’s (NIH) National Center of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (NCCAM), was renamed the National Center of Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH).[1] In 1998,… Read more »

Reiki Healing

By Tim Gannon   I served for 20 years in the United States Air Force. I was the guy in the barracks who listened to everyone’s woes. I listened compassionately and empathetically but was frustrated because I had nothing to offer in return except my attention. In hindsight, I recognize that these people were searching… Read more »

Is Your Gut Bacteria Making You Fat?

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By Dr. Patrick Giammarise, DC, IHS We all know that bacteria can make us sick but did you know that bacteria might also make us fat? Researchers have discovered that thin people have different bacteria in their guts than overweight people do. How could that be possible? Scientists theorized two factors could be responsible. First,… Read more »

NAET: A Different Way of Viewing Disease

By Mark Light, MD I graduated from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in medicine and became board certified in emergency medicine. I worked as an emergency physician for 30 years and then as a primary care physician for about 12 years. I was not taught about the meridian (energy) system of the body… Read more »

Free Your Body from Stuck Emotions

By Anasuya Basil, NC, Dipl. ABT, CST We all do it: We stuff our feelings after a fight with our partner so that we can function at our jobs. Or we smother the grief of a relationship loss once our friends have heard enough. Ideally we journal it out later or dance the feelings away.… Read more »

How the Moxa Stick Came to America

By Michael Turk One of the least invasive but most effective means of relieving chronic pain is heat. Anyone can feel the healing, soothing effects by holding the hot end of a moxa stick over a sore spot. With repeated application, the lasting benefits outweigh the short time it takes to learn this Asian therapy… Read more »

Aquatic Therapy Comes of Age

By Skip Phairas People have a special relationship with water. Born in water, we remain linked to it forever. Whether an individual uses water for recreation or for exercise, water can do amazing things for the body. Not only can it help keep you in shape, but it can also be used as a beneficial… Read more »