ARNICA ~ Yes Arnica! Known for its remarkable healing properties, Arnica montana has been used for centuries to treat the effects of accidents and injuries. The name refers to the genus and species of the yellow flowering plant, which is endemic to the mountains of Central Europe. This plant is sometimes referred to as Leopard’s […]

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Salve (Be healthy!) or Tibi Jupiter adsit (May Jupiter preserve you!)

SNEEZING ISN’T ALWAYS PLEEZING…seems gregorian to me The custom of saying “God bless you” after a sneeze was begun literally as a blessing. Pope Gregory the Great (540-604 AD) ascended to the Papacy just in time for the start of the plague (his successor succumbed to it). Gregory (who also invented the ever-popular Gregorian chant) […]

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Catch the Cranial Wave and Your Sitting on Top of the World

Craniosacral Therapy ~ The First Wave Craniosacral Therapy is probably as old as humanity: as old as the laying on of hands, as old as the urge to rub a sore spot. We rub, in part, to get the cranial wave moving again. The earliest written reference to the “movement of the spinal nerves” and […]

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