February 2009

Like most of us, you probably haven’t  given much thought to just how many methods of color therapy you currently use on a daily basis.  In fact, you may not have known you were practicing color therapy at all.  I know I never did until recently.  We live in a society that asks us to […]

Our chakra centers are taken from an ancient system of yoga.  The word chakra is derived from Sanskrit and literally means “wheel” or plate, but it actually refers to energy centers or “wheels” in our bodies.  They are connected a to our nervous system along the spine, our endocrine system or hormonal system and all […]

For many years now, research involving stem cells has been all over the news headlines … for a good reason. According to the U.S. government’s National Institutes for Health (NIH), “Stem cells have the remarkable potential to develop into many different cell types in the body. Serving as a sort of repair system for the […]

The third main chakra center of our body is the Solar Plexus Chakra and resonates to the color YELLOW.  This powerful energy center is located (as you may have guessed!) in the upper abdominal region above the navel and under the rib cage.  It is the center of your mental vitality, clarity, wisdom, knowledge and […]

The second main chakra of the body is located in the pelvic region and is known as the Sacral chakra. This energy center is associated with our sexual nature, our emotions and the water in our body and resonates to the color ORANGE. It is also associated with our sense of taste and our ability […]

Thanks to a recent revival of an ancient healing modality, just about everyone is familiar these days with Aromatherapy.  Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils from plant materials that contain chemical properties that aid in balancing the body’s chemistry and helps us to obtain emotional release or  stability.  The aromas of essential oils are […]

What is a Chakra?  The word chakra literally means “wheel”.  The word was taken from an ancient system of yoga and implies an energy wheel.  We all have seven main chakras in our body that correspond to the seven main colors of the rainbow.  They begin at the base of the spine and continue to […]

It has always been said that sleep is refreshing and good for health, but new studies show that perhaps  it is not always the case. According to research conducted by the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, postmenopausal women who sleep too much may increase the risk of stroke. But how much is […]

The benefits of chamomile tea A recent study suggests that taking several cups of chamomile tea during the day can help to prevent health complications related to diabetes, as kidney and vision problems, and damagein the nerves. British and Japanese researchers added chamomile extract to the diet of laboratory rats with diabetes for 21 days. […]

A powerful way to fight breast cancer is to consume more cruciferous vegetables such as turnip, watercress, cabbage, broccoli and cauliflower. Researchers at the Cancer Center of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, found that women with a high genetic risk of contracting this disease, may reduce it by 50 percent, when they bear a diet […]

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