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What exactly is cannabidiol (CBD)? There are 400 components of the cannabis plant that are commonly found in other species of plants. Which is why marijuana can smell like pine trees or taste like fresh lemons. Of those 400 compounds, more than 60 of them are specific to the plant type- Cannabis. Scientists call these special compounds “cannabinoids.” However, not all cannabinoids are created equal. One of them, cannabidiol, or CBD, holds the key to
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by Morgan Drummond While you are in between your regular facial appointments, it’s important to have your own at-home regimen to keep your skin fresh and vibrant. Check out 5 tips from our aesthetician, Amanda, on how you can maintain healthy glowing skin! 1. Tone your skin! “Toning your skin can get oil, dirt and debris that is left behind by your face wash and help restore your skin’s pH balance.” It is very important
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The Amethyst Bio Mat Far Infrared therapy harnesses the power of Far Infrared Rays, Amethyst Crystals, and Negative Ions to aid pain relief, relaxation, and increase circulation. The Bio Mat uses a combination of fabrics and Amethyst stones to generate far infrared rays which is then transferred to the body as heat. Different from ordinary light beams, long wave infrared rays penetrate deeply, warming the body from the inside out. The result is an increase
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November 14, 2016

15 Fun Facts About Massage Therapy

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Isn’t it always fun hearing new and interesting facts about something you never knew before? Well get ready to have some fun because we are giving you 15 fun facts about Massage Therapy that you probably never knew! For the very first time massage therapy was officially offered as a medical service in the 1966 Olympics. Massage is the oldest form of health care; we can see paintings of massage being performed in Egyptian tombs
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Throw away that over the counter medicine and fill your cabinet with a variety of essentials oils. Used for an array of symptoms, Aromatherapy has become more and more popular for a natural alternative to name brand medicines. Essentials oils are the natural oils extracted from many different plants to enrich the physical and physiological well-being of a person. With an abundance of oils to choose from, it can be overwhelming to decide which oil
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Peer-reviewed medical research has shown that the benefits of massage include pain relief, reduced trait anxiety and depression, and temporarily reduced blood pressure, heart rate, and state of anxiety. Additional testing has shown an immediate increase and expedited recovery periods for muscle performance. Theories behind what massage might do include blocking pain, activating the parasympathetic nervous system, which may stimulate the release of endorphins and serotonin, preventing fibrosis or scar tissue, increasing the flow of lymph,
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by Jillian Reilly Yoga and massage complement each other in the best way possible to maintain a wholesome and healthy lifestyle. Yoga is very similar to massage because you’re massaging muscles by bending and breathing space into areas that are tight. Yoga and massage offer a plethora of benefits including stress relief, increased circulation, and improved flexibility. Everyone endures stress and it’s a part of everyday life. If you are not able to balance your
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