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Sandalwood

Sandalwood is a small evergreen tree that has a brown trunk with slender branches and pinkish flowers. The essential oil from sandalwood can not be extracted until the tree matures which takes approximately thirty years. It is sought after for its aphrodisiac, relaxing and purifying characteristics.The sandalwood tree can be …

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The health benefits of Mustard Essential Oil

The health benefits of Mustard Essential Oil can be attributed to its properties like stimulant, irritant, appetizer, anti bacterial, anti fungal, insect repellant, hair vitalizer, cordial, diaphoretic, anti rheumatic and tonic. Mustard Oil has contrary reputations in different parts of the world. It is very-very popular oil in the Indian …

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ortopedic massage

Orthopedic Massage vs. Medical Massage: Are We Using the Correct Terminology?By James Waslaski Several weeks ago, after discussing my mother’s “medical” condition with her surgeon, I realized how vital it is for our profession to establish the differences between medical and orthopedic massage. My mother had a critical medical condition …

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back pain And massage

Back pain is one of the most frequent complaints by massage therapists and their clients. In fact, 15 percent to 20 percent of Americans report back pain yearly, and 80 percent will suffer from at least one episode of back pain during their lifetime.2 A number of risk factors have …

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massage and Simultaneous Disc and Ligament Injuries

Simultaneous Disc and Ligament Injuries Question: If someone has a low-back disc injury but also shows signs of ligament injuries, can we treat them with friction therapy? And will the treatment help? Answer: It’s fairly common for a person with a disc injury in the low back to also have …

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back pain as a common medical problems

If you’ve ever groaned, “Oh, my aching back!”, you are not alone. Back pain is one of the most common medical problems, affecting 8 out of 10 people at some point during their lives. Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain. Acute back …

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Grey Hair

Grey Hair is a symptom of improper protein synthesis. Hair grows white when the colour pigment (melanin) ceases to be produced in the hair follicle and small air spaces take its place. Pigment cells located at the base of each hair follicle produce the natural dominant colour of our youth. …

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