Displaying items by tag: ACUPOINTS - Planet Herbs http://www.planetherbs.com Tue, 23 May 2017 12:42:52 +0000 Joomla! - Open Source Content Management en-gb Two Acupoints for the Price of One: GB 20 and Krikatika Marma for Allergies, Headache and More http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/two-acupoints-for-the-price-of-one-gb-20-and-krikatika-marma-for-allergies-headache-and-more.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/two-acupoints-for-the-price-of-one-gb-20-and-krikatika-marma-for-allergies-headache-and-more.html Acupressure applied to Gall Bladder 20. According to the World Health Organization (WHO) there are 361 charted acupuncture points on the body. Acupuncturists generally recognize any active point on the body that is particularly sensitive as an acupuncture point, so understood in this way, the number of actual points are limitless. Within the medical tradition of Indian Ayurvedic medicine, there is a comparable number of points on the body that can be treated called marmas. Like Chinese acupuncture the science of marmani developed in India about 5,000 years ago in Vedic times. Ayurvedic texts describe 117 major marma points. Located…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Sun, 21 Aug 2016 01:14:21 +0000 Calm Your Mind, Silence your thoughts with Bindi Tapping http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/calm-your-mind-silence-your-thoughts-with-bindi-tapping.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/calm-your-mind-silence-your-thoughts-with-bindi-tapping.html Wouldn’t it be nice if we all had a little spot on our head that we could tap to clear our mind of troublesome thoughts, fears, anxieties or mental garbage whenever we needed? Or how about another spot to foster higher consciousness? In fact, such spots do exist. These used to be part of a ritual that enlightened masters performed with and on their disciples as part of “opening the third eye.” The third eye is located on your forehead directly between your eyes. In yoga it is known as Ajna chakra, one of the most important points for concentration,…
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mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Sun, 03 Jan 2016 17:05:41 +0000
East West Free Clinic Update: Bleeding and cupping treatment for severe back pain http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/east-west-free-clinic-update-bleeding-and-cupping-treatment-for-severe-back-pain.html http://www.planetherbs.com/michaels-blog/east-west-free-clinic-update-bleeding-and-cupping-treatment-for-severe-back-pain.html Michael Tierra applies cups to a patient with severe back pain at the East West Free Clinic in Santa Cruz. We have encountered many extreme acute chronic conditions among the homeless population that we’ve treated. The most common involve pain due to trauma or metabolic imbalance. Naturally enough, other common conditions perhaps just as prevalent are depression, anxiety and manic, bipolar disturbance. Rheumatic and arthritic conditions are described in Traditional Chinese Medicine as Bi Zheng disease which includes a wide variety of back and joint pains. While diet and herbal therapy provide nutrients and healing at a deep level and…]]> mtierra@planetherbs.com (Michael Tierra) Michaels Blog Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:52:47 +0000