Cupping is making a comeback thanks to olympic athletes' interest in the subject

Cupping Makes a Comeback

August 11, 2016 purposelywell 0

Cupping is making a comeback, thanks to the interest of swimmers at the Rio Olympic games. It’s a holistic form of healing in which cups are heated to produce vacuum effects on the body, loosening muscle tissue. A branch of Traditional Chinese Medicine, it’s often contrasted with acupuncture and acupressure […]

Could Herbal Teas Help Your Memory?

April 30, 2016 purposelywell 1

Tea drinking and aromatherapy may be back in the forefront of public attention after a new study from Northumbria University. Across multiple experiments, including lavender scented rooms and teatime testing, researchers examined 330 people’s attention and memory after exposure to different stimulus. In the first portion, 180 people were given […]

Three Medical Uses of Aromatherapy

March 27, 2016 purposelywell 1

Traditional medicine has long held[1] aromatherapy as useful for hygiene, therapy and spiritual purposes. We’ve previously done articles on some of the excellent health benefits it can provide. As alternative medicines gain more mainstream acceptance, more evidence has arisen about the potential benefits of including them in your life. 1. […]