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Plant Healer 5th Anniversary Issue

PLANT HEALER 5th ANNIVERSARY ISSUE A Sneak-Peek at the Largest-Ever Plant Healer Magazine Issue 360 pages of information, inspiration, & a fond look back… Plant Healer’s quarterly issues are released the first Monday of every month, with your Winter issue being available for download Dec. 7th.  If you aren’t a subscribing member yet, you can be sure of [...]

The Various Points of Comparison Between Acupressure and Reflexology

Reflexology and acupressure are both pressure point bodywork modalities but are different from one another. They are both ancient practices that were used by our ancestors as body touch forms of healing but are still widely used in many...Show More Summary

The Nature of the Healing Process

This post is designed to help you understand the healing process. It’s a little difficult to put healing in a box because it’s so wide-ranging. At the same time, it’s worth the effort so that misconceptions can be cleared up and details can be given on the ins and outs of healing. Show More Summary

The Yijing in Chinese Medicine Clinical Practice – Part 15

This is part 15 of a series about the use of the Yijing in clinical practice of Chinese medicine. Read : Part 1 / Part 2 / Part 3 / Part 4 / Part 5 / Part 6  / Part 7 / Part 8/ Part 9 / Part 10 / Part 11 / Part 12/ Part 13/ Part […]

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 2

Japanese Meridian Therapy (JMT) This new system of acupuncture, distilled from the classics, restored the emphasis on the meridians in Japanese acupuncture and filled a gap for many practitioners who never before had a practical method to guide them in the selection of acupuncture points. -Shudo Denmai on Japanese Meridian Therapy The Origin of JMT […]

Herbal Clinician: 620 pages of How-To And Case Studies

Now Available to Order, the New Plant Healer Book: HERBAL CLINICIAN Herbal Actions & Treatments, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, & Clinical Skills Edited by Jesse Wolf Hardin & Kiva Rose Hardin 620 pages • 8.5×11” • Over 1,000 Illustrations • $45 B&W Softcover One of the primary missions of Plant Healer Magazine is to provide the skills and [...]

A Brief History of Acupuncture in Japan Prior to World War II – Part 1

Beginning in 1603, a new shogunate came to power and the Edo government was formed, thus beginning a period of economic growth, strict social policies, and isolation from foreign exchange for almost 300 years therefore allowing for a style of Japanese acupuncture to form.  -Akiko Kobayashi et al., in History and Progress of Japanese Acupuncture […]

November Herbaria – Free Ezine for Herbalists

November Herbaria – Free Ezine for Herbalists A Sneak Peek: The free November issue of the Plant Healer’s Herbaria Monthly will be mailed out Nov. 10th.  To be certain of receiving a download link, be certain you are subscribed before then.  Simply go to our Plant Healer website splash-page and fill in your name and email address in the [...]

Plant Healer Wearables –– Shirts for Herbalists

Introducing a line of Plant Healer Wearables – Shirts, Hoodies, Aprons and more for the herbalist and plant enthusiast… in time for your Holiday gift giving. Hope you enjoy them!   (Share Freely… Thank you)

Effective Homeopathy Remedies for Shingles

Shingles, popularly known as Herpes zoster is a painful viral infection which is followed by blistering rash that generally appears on one side of the body. Though it usually affects adults but the younger people can also be affected by this infection. Show More Summary

5 Important Feng Shui Tips to Follow For Good Health

Feng Shui, the Chinese philosophical system that aims to harmonize lives with the natural environment in metaphoric expressions like “invisible forces” is now being believed and used widely all across the globe. People have found faith, realism and positive effects by following Feng Shui tips for work, love, life, career and even health. Show More Summary

The Differences Between Complementary Medicine and Alternative Medicine

Complementary and alternative medicines are those treatments that are explicitly used for medical intervention, disease prevention or health promotion. This is a category of medicine that includes a wide range of approach for treating problems that falls well outside the scope of conventional medicine. Show More Summary

2016 TWHC Teachers Confirmed!

We are pleased to announce the selection of teachers and classes for our 2016 TWH conference and celebration atop New Mexico’s mind-blowing Sky-Island. It’s been harder and harder to make selections each year, as we struggle to balance our championing of new voices with our desire to bring back a core group of vital teachers that just [...]

Chiropractic vs Physiotherapy – Which One is Suitable for you?

Whenever anyone experience severe skeletal or muscular pain, they tend to visit professionals who are able to provide appropriate solution to release the pain. Now the question arises whom to visit? Whether one should go to a chiropractor or a physiotherapist? The aim of both these professions is more or less similar. Show More Summary

Chinese Medicines and Herbs used to Treat Bronchitis

The airway passages in your lungs are called Bronchi and when they get affected with viral and bacterial infections, along with associated symptoms of a common cold or flu; the pathogen starts breeding on the bronchi – this acute infection is known as bronchitis. Show More Summary

More testosterone does not necessarily mean better sexual function

We all know that testosterone level is closely related with a man's erectile function, but it is not the only factor that contributes to impotence. The normal range of testosterone level is very wide: from 300 to 1000 pg/mL. You would...Show More Summary

What Does It Mean To Tonify Qi and Blood? Part 3

Founder’s note: Here is an article in three parts from two third year students in the classical Chinese medicine program at NCNM. They wrote this paper, and the accompanying presentation, as part of their Chinese herbal training. Read: Part 1/ Part 2 / Part 3 — The Limits of Tonification Indiscriminate application of tonifying formulas fails […]

How to Clear Your Foggy Mind in 2 Minutes

Simple Exercise to Switch on Your Mind Are you bent on finishing a report or project but don’t have the focus to do so? You are not alone. A foggy mind is a common condition. It’s caused by stress, dehydration and lack of sleep. There...Show More Summary

How Reiki Relieves Emotional Stress

What is Reiki and How Does It Work? Reiki is an alternative healing technique that’s gaining momentum in pop culture and is even endorsed by Dr. Oz. Reiki is of Japanese origin which means, higher power (rei) and life energy (ki). How...Show More Summary

How to Treat Sunburn

Heal a Sunburn in 24 Hours Getting too much sun is inevitable even when you lather your skin with sunscreen beforehand. A good tan will definitely make you look vibrant. However, staying under the sun for too long could get you a sunburn. Show More Summary

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