Riki


Riki The first is an actual copy of Hawayo Takata’s calligraphy and the other is the style commonly used by the Reiki Alliance (another international organization of (Reiki). Both are Japanese calligraphy for Reiki.’Rei’ is defined as Universal life giving and, like the rays of the sun, it gives life to living things. It is all-knowing; a spiritual consciousness.’Ki’ is defined as energy:this energy or life force flows through all things that are alive.’Ki’ is also known as Light, Prana, Chi, Cosmic Energy, or Universal Radiant Energy.

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Naturopathy


Naturopathy Nature cure is a constructive method of treatment which aims at removing the basic cause of disease through the rational use of the elements freely available in nature. It is not only a system of healing, but also a way of life, in tune with the internal vital forces or natural elements comprising the human body. It is a complete revolution in the art and science of living. Fasting refers to complete abstinence from food for a short or long ...

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Homoeopathy


Homoeopathy The basis of homoeopathy is a basic natural principle. In Latin this principle is stated as similia similibus curentur (’Let likes be treated by likes’) first propounded by Hippocrates. That is to say, that to cure any disease a drug must be found which is capable of producing similar symptoms when tested on healthy humans. Or in other words, a drug can only cure that which it can produce. The common person understands ...

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Ayurveda


Ayurveda According to Ayurveda, body is composed of three fundamental elements called doshas, dhatus, malas. The doshas governs the physciologcal activities of the body, while the dhatus enter into the formation of a basic structure of a body cell, thereby performing some specific actions. The malas are substances which are partly utilised in the body and partly excreted in a modified form after serving their physiological functions. These three elements are ...

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Hepatitis B


Hepatitis B Most of those who get hepatitis B will suffer from an inflammation of the liver, called acute hepatitis. Many people with hepatitis B mistake the symptoms for other illnesses, such as the flu, while others are more seriously affected and may miss school or work for months. Other common symptoms include skin rashes and arthritis, nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, malaise, abdominal pain, and jaundice (yellowing of the eyes and skin). There is no cure for hepatitis B...

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Nonspecific Urethritis (NSU) or Nongonoccal Urethritis (NGU)


Nonspecific Urethritis (NSU) or Nongonoccal Urethritis (NGU) Chlamydia trachomatous, T. mycoplasma, ureaplasma urealyticum, mycolasma hominis. An estimated quarter of cases are allergic reactions to latex or spermicide. Similar to gonorrhea but usually milder. Urethral discharge is generally thin and clear. Planned Parenthood estimates that half of the women with one of these diseases doesn’t know it. NSU/NGU in women can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease and sterility. Penicillin is generally not effective ...

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Crabs, Pubic Lice


Crabs, Pubic Lice Pubic lice are just that, lice that has infested your public hair. The most common symptom is intense itching, usually felt mostly at night. Some victims have no symptoms, others may develop an allergic rash. Various shampoos and lotions exist to kill lice, but the best solution is simply to shave off the pubic and hair and shower vigorously afterwards. Nominally through sexual contact, however they may be picked up through use of sheets, towels or ...

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Genital Herpes, HSV


Genital Herpes, HSV Herpes Simplex Virus I and Herpes Simplex Virus II. HSV-I is most often associated with cold sores or fever blisters about the mouth and lips, while HSV-II is associated with sores around the gential area. Herpes is marked by clusters of small, painful blisters on the genitals. After a few days, the blisters burst, leaving small ulcers. In men, the blisters usually appear on the penis, but can appear in the urethra or rectum. In women, they usually ...

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Gential Warts and Human Papilloma Virus


Gential Warts and Human Papilloma Virus Most of the people infected with HPV do not show any symptoms. When symptoms are present, they are small, visible warts appearing at the tip of the penis or at the opening of vagina. In women, HPV also causes cervical lesions. Warts can occur anywhere on the shaft of penis or the scrotum in men, and anywhere around the labial area or inside the vagina in women. In women, an abnormal Pap smear may indicate cervical lesions, but a coloscopy ...

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Syphilis


Syphilis Initial Stage: A chancre sore develops at the site of infection from two to four weeks after infection has occurred. The chancre is painless . The chancre starts as a dull red spot, turns into a pimple, which ulcerates, forming a round or oval sore with a red rim. The sore heals in 3-6 weeks - however, the infection is still present. The chancre is usually found on the genitals or anus, but can appear on any part of the skin. One week to six months after the chancre heals ...

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Gonorrhea


Gonorrhea Yellowish discharge from the penis. Painful, frequent urination. Symptoms develop from two to thirty days after infection. Later stages of the infection may move into the prostate, seminal vesicles, and epididymis, causing severe pain and fever. Rare cases can lead to septic arthritis. Untreated, gonorrhea can lead to sterility. Under half of women with gonorrhea show no symptoms, or symptoms so mild they are commonly ignored. Early symptoms ...

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AIDS/HIV


AIDS/HIV Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome/Human Immuno Virus. It is important to distinguish between the two. HIV is the virus that ultimately causes AIDS. AIDS is a syndrome, a collection of symptoms associated with HIV infection. People infected with HIV may have no symptoms for up to ten years. During this time, they are capable of infecting anyone they have sex with or donate blood to. Initial symptoms of HIV infection include inexplicable ...

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Std / Hiv


Std / Hiv Sexually Transmitted Diseases are ailments caused by various kinds of sexual conducts. This may include Vaginal intercourse, Oral sex, kissing of the genitals etc. These diseases may occur due to improper physical hygiene. Though each STD is unique, many share similar symptoms. They can be painful, irritating, debilitating or, if untreated, fatal. Others may have few identifiable symptoms, and the victims may be unaware that they are infected. Many infected persons resist seeking treatment for their STDs because of ignorance or guilt.

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Drugs & Herbs


Drugs & Herbs Herbs are plants usually found in tropical and semi tropical climate. Herbs are known for their medicinial quality. In countries like India and China, herbs are used to manufacture extremely effective medicines. These herbs are used as Home remedy for common ailments. for example: Turmeric is a natural antiseptic, ginger juice is used to cure common cold and cough etc. These herbs contain organic and inorganic compounds which can stimulate body organs.

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Peppermint(Mentha x piperita)


Peppermint(Mentha x piperita) Peppermint is a fragrant herb that grows wild throughout Europe and North America. If you’ve ever grown peppermint in your garden, you know that it has a tendency to spread and take over. People often confuse peppermint with spearmint, a similar plant that is widely used for its refreshing flavor. But what sets peppermint apart are its unique healing ingredients

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Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus)


Chaste Tree (Vitex agnus-castus) Chaste tree is a small shrub that produces berries that have a peppery taste. Since the days of ancient Greece, people have dried and used these berries as medicine to treat health problems related to menstruation. According to folklore, chaste tree (also known as chasteberry) got its common name centuries ago because it helped keep people ‘chaste’

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Kava-Kava (Piper methysticum)


Kava-Kava (Piper methysticum) Kava-kava (most people just call it kava) is an herb with an exotic history. For centuries it has been used in the islands of the South Pacific. The root of this herb is made into a bitter, mouth-numbing beverage that people drink at social gatherings, religious ceremonies, and as a way to welcome important guests. (Even Pope John Paul II sampled kava on a visit to Fiji.) In the cultures of the South Pacific, kava has long been used to promote relaxation, as well as ...

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Chamomile (Matricaria recutita)


Chamomile (Matricaria recutita) Commonly called German chamomile, this daisylike flower is one of the world’s safest and most widely used herbs. (Even Peter Rabbit’s mother gave chamomile tea to her famous offspring at the end of a bad day to help him relax.) The ancient Anglo-Saxons believed that chamomile was one of nine sacred herbs given to humans by the god Woden. Today, many people call on chamomile to soothe their stomachs and much more.

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Ginger (Zingiber officinale)


Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Originally from Southeast Asia, ginger has taken root all over the world as both a zingy spice and a healing medicine. The ancient Greeks wrapped their bread in gingerroot, making the first gingerbread. Grown today in many tropical areas, the ginger plant reaches up to four feet tall

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Calendula (Calendula officinalis)


Calendula (Calendula officinalis) Also called ‘pot marigold,’ calendula is an ornamental plant with bright orange-yellow flowers. (The name calendula comes from its tendency to bloom at regular intervals on the calendar.) Calendula’s bright orange blooms have been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years. Herbal experts use calendula to help heal skin wounds and prevent them from getting infected. It reduces redness and swelling and may fight germs. Today some people ...

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