Paua represents the tides of emotion; an easy flow of feelings and sensitivities to others; harmony in relationships; and the variety of colours represent change as the beauty of existence.
Definition:from the Greek words homoios (similar) and pathos (suffering). A therapy based on the concept that illness can be treated with remedies (in minute doses) thought capable of producing the same symptoms in healthy people as the illness itself.
Homeopathy is a natural healing process. Remedies are prescribed to help stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself. The focus is on the patient as a whole rather than solely the symptoms of the disease.
The main principle of homeopathy that 'like cures like' has been used by physicians since the time of ancient Greece. Homeopathy practiced as it is today is over 200 years old, created by Dr. Samuel Hahnemann a German physician who believed that medicine should be safe, gentle and effective.
Homeopathic remedies are:
- a safe and effective alternative to conventional medicine and can also be used alongside current medication;
- prepared from pure and natural sources;
- effective for the whole family, including pregnant women, babies and small children.
Homeopathy can be beneficial for a wide range of ailments including:
- Hormonal and pregnancy problems
- Skin complaints
- Digestive disorders
- Childhood illnesses
- Fevers, sore throats, ear ache, toothache
- Headaches and migraines
About craniosacral therapy
Definition: A therapy that uses gentle manual pressure applied to the skull, spine, and membranes to restore rhythmic flow to the craniosacral system, which includes the brain, spinal cord, cerebrospinal fluid, and surrounding membranes.
Craniosacral therapy is also a natural healing process which promotes the body's natural ability to heal itself. This is done by the practitioner making light contact on the body and tuning in to what is happening to the whole person.
Initially it will provide a deep sense of relaxation and through continual treatment release of tension and restriction will occur to restore optimum health and wellbeing.
Craniosacral therapy is gentle and safe for everyone, particularly babies, children, the elderly and people suffering from severe pain.
Craniosacral therapy can be beneficial for a wide range of ailments including:
- Birth trauma
- Menstrual pain
- Physical injuries
- Problems during and after pregnancy
- Chronic Fatigue