A study followed 44 subjects diagnosed with ischemic stroke who received either acupuncture or sham acupuncture, at a point indicated for upper limb paralysis and numbness as well as head and sensory organ disorders. MRI scans were then performed to asses the brain function.
The BBC are filming a documentary series, following people with insomnia to see how they respond to various treatments. The program is to be aired on BBC Wales and BBC 2. Do you wish to take part or know anyone who may?
In the iris the colarette appears as a visible band of a slightly different colour that encircles the pupil. Also known as the Autonomic Nervous Wreath, this band provides information about the nervous system.
Researchers from three independent studies have concluded that acupuncture and herbal medicine significantly relieve rashes and pain associated with shingles. The combination of these two treatments outperformed the standard treatment of antiviral and anti-inflammatory medications.
Over the course of time iridology has been studied and practiced throughout the world with many different iridology charts being developed independent of one another. At the annual iridology symposium of the Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists Dr. Emil Bewö-Lundblad presented his findings from his PhD study.
Researchers testing the effectiveness of combined acupuncture and herbal medicine on children with autism have found the treatment to be more effective than standard rehabilitation. They concluded that acupuncture improves communication, language, physical movement, and sensory perception. In addition, the children in the study demonstrated improvements in self-care.
The eyes inform our every moment, even while we sleep. Before we wake, information from the eyes is being received by the hypothalamus in the brain, sensing light levels and regulating our circadian rhythm. Of our five senses vision is generally our dominant sense
The Guild of Naturopathic Iridologists International is the leading professional body for qualified Iridologists in the UK. The GNI are currently exploring the herb lectures by Dr John Christopher, an American Naturopath and Herbalist who developed over 50 formulas used worldwide and founded the School of Natural Healing in Utah.
Insomnia is a common Parkinson’s disease complication, with between 70% and 95% of Parkinson’s sufferers affected. In this study a combination scalp acupuncture and herbal medicine were used to treat Parkinson's related insomnia. A total of 50 patients were recruited.
Studying the iris, the coloured part of the eye, dates as far back as 1400 BC. More recently, in 1867, a Hungarian doctor and scientist named Ignatz von Peczely published research in his book ‘Discoveries in the Realms of Nature and the Art of Healing’.
Recent work summarised research from several publications across the USA, as well as from several different countries, where authors explain differing opinions about Iridology. This present paper summarises evidence that supports Iridology. The data is obtained from abstracts and official publications from medical journals.
On Sunday 23rd September, Jody James, a qualified herbalist will be running a further practical workshop near Pontardawe. After a walk around the Riverside Centre meeting the various plants and learning safe identification and practical use, attendees will make a Hawthorn tincture to take home.