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15 Cards in this Set

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method of activating and balancing life force energy. Light hand placement techniques on the body channel energy to organs and glands to promote healing
Reiki therapy
A medicinal herb used to treat asthma, poor circulation, memory loss, and Alzheimer's
A person practicing ______ moves his/her body in slow, relaxed, and graceful movements while concentrating on breathing and meditation
Tai Chi
Vata, Pitta, and Kapha are examples of _______
Deep tissue massage
An area of complementary and alternative medicine that is controversial and debatable, largely because many key concepts do not follow the lines of science
An approach that relieves symptoms, modifies contributing factors, and enhances the patient's life system to optimize future well being
Holistic health care
Initially used to treat lead poisoning, ______ therapy is used by a growing number of practitioners to treat and reverse the process of arteriosclerosis
Chelation therapy
An electronic device used to regulate normally unconscious bodily functions to improve overall health. (Examples: control asthma attacks, reduce stress, and relieve pain)
An herbal remedy shown to be effective for menopausal symptoms, especially hot flashes
Black cohosh
A comprehensive system of medicine, developed in India, that puts emphasis on the body, mind, and spirit
A trancelike state in which the subject is highly susceptible to suggestions
Method of massage to feet (or hands) in which pressure is applied to reflex points
The study of the use of needles for therapeutic purposes
This medicinal herb for insomnia and anxiety has a potential risk of causing severe liver injury