The use of alternative treatments for mental illness is growing in popularity due to concern over the side effects of some medications and a general mistrust for pharmaceutical companies. Let’s look at some of the natural ways people are treating disorders like depression, anxiety and schizophrenia.
Acupuncture points of the head. All the meridian points are listed if you click through this link. Listed below are the twelve primary energy meridians, their time periods and the main emotions linked with them:
East vs West Medicine- The East and West have been looking at medicine from different angles for years. Eastern and Western medicine had different perceptions of the human body and treated health issues differently. This infographic by Health Exec News shows some of the differences between the eastern and western medicine philosophies: #infographic
Reduce anxiety, depression and irritability—in only two to three minutes. Location: On the inner side of the forearm, three finger widths up (toward the elbow) from the center of the wrist crease, in between two thick tendons. What to do: Place your thumb on this point and your fingers directly behind the outside of the forearm between the two bones. Squeeze this slowly and firmly, hold for two to three minutes, while breathing deeply. Repeat on the other arm for the same amount of time.
Holy Basil is great for reducing depression, stress and anxiety. It promotes health and wellbeing and protects the mind and body in very positive ways. A Pin Now, Read Later Article. For Optimum Health. #health #medicinalplant #holybasil