Natural Remedies and Treatments for the Health of Your Spine

Why is the health of your spine so important? Because we carry a lot of toxins, bacteria, stresses, chemicals and germs in our central nervous system. The spinal column holds your central nervous system, which supplies and controls your entire body. That why when the spin and nerves has issues, your entire mind, body and spirit can be affected; and severely affected. Many viruses and imbalances are harbored in the spine.

How to prevent, correct and heal your spine and nerves? There are many ways including:

Get massages on a regular basis and make sure your massage therapist uses 100% therapeutic natural essential oils and drops them along the spine and massages them in. This is often called The Raindrop Method. Find a massage therapist who knows how to do this and works with oils. The benefits of this massage style include stimulating energy impules and to deliver the health benefits from the essential oils by dispersing them along the spine and nervous system which then delivers healing throughout the entire body. From six inches above the spine, your masseuse should drop the oils on the spine and using different hand-to-body methods, he/she should massage the plant oils in. A one-hour massage therapy session using natural oils this way can offer healing benefits that last a week.

Some excellent essential oils for the health of your spine and nerves (via massage, inhaling, rubbing directly on to skin, infusing and ingesting) include:

Thyme- One of the most antiseptic essential oils. It contains thymol, which has been studied for its effect on gingivitis and plaque causeing organisms in the mouth. It may be beneficial in helping to overcome fatigue and exhaustion. This essential oil can easily penetrate the body, and may help kill any bacteria that may be present. It has been shown to supply energy during times of stress and physical weakness.

Oregano- Works similarly to thyme but is more aggressive and may help stimulate the immune system, balance metabolism and strengthen the vital centers of the body.

Peppermint- One of the oldest and most highly regarded herbs for soothing digestion. Peppermint has been found to improve mental accuracy and sooth the respiratory system. Jean Valnet M.D., studied peppermint's effect on the liver and respiratory systems. Other scientists have also researchedpeppermint's role in how it may affect impaired taste and smell when inhaled. Dr. William N. Dember (University of Cincinnati) studied peppermint's ability to directly affect the brain's satiety center, which triggers a sense of fullness after meals.

Basil- This essential oil may relax muscles, including smooth muscles (those not subject to our voluntary control, such as the heart and digestive system). It may also be used to soothe insect bites when applied topically. Beneficial for mental fatigue and may help stimulate and sharpen the sense of smell. Marjoram- This is used for calming the respiratory system, assist in relieving spasms and help relax the muscles. It also assists in calming the nerves and is considered an antiseptic.

Even if you don't have spinal problems and nervous system issues now, be sure to take care of those areas that control everything about you. Contact us for additional information and with any questions you may have.