Practice and Benefits of Yoga Therapy

Yoga therapy is practiced in a wide range of formats. Physical therapists, for example, often implement yoga techniques in their delivery of massage and other treatments. Yoga therapy practice can resemble physical therapy, rehabilitative therapy, and/or psychotherapy. Unlike a standard yoga class, yoga therapy sessions are typically conducted in one-on-one or small group settings. Yoga Read more about Practice and Benefits of Yoga Therapy[…]

Salvia scalerea and Lavender: Effects on Blood Pressure?

Researchers from Korea University, Seoul, and from Eulji University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea have looked at the effects both Sage (Salvia sclarea) and Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia) can have on blood pressure. Salvia sclarea, (sage) has been used in medicine for much of recorded history and its use can be traced back to around 400 BC Read more about Salvia scalerea and Lavender: Effects on Blood Pressure?[…]

TCM – Herbs: Value of Seeds Grown in Outer Space?

Researchers in China have experimented with breeding seeds for Traditional Chinese Medicinal herbs (TCM) in space. The researchers report that the growth cycle of the seeds for the two, high demand (and scarce), plant species they selected, could be shortened after being bred in space. The company behind this experiment, the Chengde Jingfukang Pharmaceutical Group Read more about TCM – Herbs: Value of Seeds Grown in Outer Space?[…]