The Healing Power of Hugs by April Thompson Hugs don’t just feel good; they do good. A simple embrace can boost our health and mood, connect us spiritually and even help mend society. Hugs and other types of affectionate touching can provide numerous benefits in the face of threats or stress, according to Michael Murphy, Ph.D.,
Indian Herb’s Healing Properties Tulsi (Ocimum sanctum), an Indian herb also known as holy basil, has been proven effective in studies in reducing stress, lowering blood sugar and healing wounds. Now, research from India’s Rishiraj College of Dental Sciences has found that tulsi essential oil, used as a disinfectant, significantly reduced infection levels following root canals of primary molars in a study of 40 children. Although a triple antibiotic cream had better antibiotic properties, the researchers recommended tulsi for longstanding infections and to avoid antibiotic reactions and overuse.
Paradise Academy of Massage, in Mauldin, South Carolina, has announced that it is accepting new students in its training program to become a massage therapist. The course will be held Monday through Thursday from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. over a five-month period and will prepare students to become certified as massage therapists.
Life Chiropractic Clinic specializes in Gonstead certified nutrition response testing and allergy elimination relief. Their facility is equipped with a professional staff, aqua thermassage and lifestyle advice. They are located in Greenville, SC, and serve the surrounding communities of Five Forks and Mauldin. http://dredwardschiro.com – Call Life Chiropractic at (864) 288-2136.
by Roberta Bolduc Doug Allen, a licensed massage therapist, qigong practitioner and CranioSacral Therapist, is the owner of Harmony and Fusion, LLC, in Greer, South Carolina. QiGong, as described by the National QiGong Association, is a mind-body-spirit practice that improves one’s mental and physical health by integrating posture, movement, breathing technique, self-massage, sound and focused intent.
There has been a lot of press lately regarding the many positive effects of hemp oil, otherwise known as CBD oil. Comments from Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Sanjay Gupta as well as information from various online medical sources such as NetDoctor.co.uk (NetDoctor.co.uk/medicines/a23099460/cbd-oil-benefits-and-risks/), along with personal testimonials, herald the improvements seen with several common health challenges.
The second annual Whole Health Nation (WHN) festival will be held on Saturday, January 19, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Zen Greenville, who is sponsoring the event. Whole Health Nation is an interactive dialogue where participants will learn and experience the principles of holistic living as well as current science.
How to Reduce Electromagnetic Radiation at Home by Emily Courtney Americans are attached to their gadgets, and the tech industry is all too happy to deliver the latest innovations to consumers that clamor for convenience, connection and unlimited mobility. Meanwhile, telecom companies are busy installing fifth-generation (5G) infrastructure designed to take the nation’s communications revolution to a new level.