Ayurveda: age-old wisdom for balanced health

Ayurveda, an ancient science of life originating in India, transcends time to offer a holistic vision of health. Based on principles dating back thousands of years, this unique discipline encompasses physical, mental and spiritual well-being. The term “Ayurveda” itself combines the Sanskrit words “Ayur” (life) and “Veda” (knowledge). They reflect its very essence as the … Read more

Traditional Japanese medicine: from ancient practices to modern innovations

In 2002, Honso USA introduced itsKampo herbal formulations to healthcare professionals in the United States. These products have a long history of being prescribed by Japanese doctors over several decades. Researchers undertook clinical studies to evaluate the efficacy of Kampo herbal formulations. A study was conducted on Honso Sho-saiko-to (H09) to treat hepatitis C at … Read more

Traditional Chinese Medicine: an in-depth look at a thousand-year-old practice

Chinese herbal medicine is the central branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the predominant practice in this field. It is based on the use of natural elements, mainly plants and minerals. The Chinese pharmacopoeia lists over 8,000 ingredients, of which 800 are commonly used and 400 are used on a daily basis. The fundamental work … Read more

Massage to care for babies

Massage is in fact a very relaxing and special tactile exchange that has many benefits. Both for ourselves and for babies. As far as babies are concerned, massage helps them to gain weight, reduces stress, stimulates blood circulation and contributes to the quality of their sleep… What’s more, massage is an additional opportunity for your … Read more

The benefits of dry brushing

Dry brushing is a technique derived from Ayurvedic medicine. A genuine beauty ritual, dry brushing offers numerous benefits, particularly for the skin and blood and lymph circulation. What is dry brushing? Dry brushing exfoliates the skin. Dry-brushers use a brush with stiff bristles and preferably a fairly long handle so that they can reach ‘difficult’ … Read more

The 10 essential oils to perform your anti-scar massages

Hippocrates said that “if Man gets sick, he finds the solution in nature, if he knows how to look at it”. Indeed, Mother Nature provides Man with everything he needs to meet his health needs. In his book “Aromatherapy: healing yourself with essential oils”, Dominique Baudoux indeed offers many formulas based on essential oils which … Read more