Category: Massage and Physical Practices

On Aromatherapy Awareness Week, Lets Look at the Anti-Viral Properties of Essential Oils

Aromatherapy Awareness Week is taking place between 8th-14th June, and this year the theme is all about the anti-viral properties of essential oils. Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils and plant extracts to treat a variety of different conditions. It can be used to bring harmony to a persons mind, body and soul. The Read more…

Join us in June for Mens Health Month and Follow our Top Tips to Stay Healthy

June is Mens Health Month and we’ve put together a series of top tips to keeping your mind and body healthy. The purpose of Men’s Health Month is to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems and encourage early detection and treatment of disease among men and boys. This month gives us an opportunity to Read more…

Aromatherapy – Harnessing the Natural Healing Powers of Plants

Aromatherapy is the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils for healing and wellbeing purposes. Each essential oil used in aromatherapy is said to have different properties. For example, some calm and make you feel relaxed while others are energising and refreshing. Here are some widely used essential oils and their properties: Calming: chamomile, Read more…

Hopi Ear Candles – A Relaxing and Non-Invasive Ear Treatment

Have you ever tried Hopi Ear Candles? Read on to find out more about this wonderful and relaxing treatment What are Hopi Ear Candles? Otherwise known as thermal auricular therapy, thermo-auricular therapy, or ear candling, Hopi Ear Candles are a complementary treatment which can be used to treat many sinus and ear related problems. The Read more…

Holistic Health – A Short Introduction

What is Holistic Health? Here at the Holistic List, we’re always talking about holistic health, and holistic practices. But its not always clear to the outside world exactly what holistic health is. So here’s a quick introduction to give you an idea. Treating the whole person: body, mind, emotion and spirit Holistic Health is an Read more…

Learn about the ancient practice of Acupressure

Have you ever tried the ancient practice of acupressure? Acupressure has been used for thousands of years in China and follows the same principles as acupuncture to promote relaxation and wellness and to help treat disease. Similarly, shiatsu is a Japanese form of acupressure. Some medical studies have suggested that acupressure may be effective at Read more…

Ever tried Chinese Cupping Therapy?

An ancient therapy Cupping has been around for thousands of years, but is recently seeing a huge rise in popularity. It is particularly used in sports massage but can also be used to treat blood disorders, skin problems and anxiety, and much more. What is cupping? Cupping therapy is a popular therapy now, but it Read more…