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October 2008—Ginger (Zingiber officinalis)

Ginger is a spice which is used in cooking, most commonly in Asian cooking, in the form of peeled and sliced portions of the root of the Ginger plant.  The Essiantial Oil used in aromatherapy is steam distilled from unpeeled, … Continue reading

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Major Body Systems

There are 11 major body systems in the human body.  All designed around a common function of the human body. Let’s review them and they are: Circulatory Organs include heart, blood, blood vessels Lymphatic Lymph Lymph nodes, Lymph vessels Digestive … Continue reading

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Massage and the circulatory system

Massage in any form will affect the circulatory system both in the quantity of blood moved through the circulatory system and the quality of the blood.  With massage applied correctly it will cause hyperemia or an increase of blood flow … Continue reading

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Effects of Massage on Autonomic Nervous System

Massage on the autonomic system sounds funky, yet we can influence our breathing by exercise or meditation. So with continuous strokes long an flowing you could quite or stimulate the parasympathetic nervous system.  Then by adding stimulating strokes such as … Continue reading

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Effects of massage on the muscular system

Massage benefits the muscular system in development by stimulating the circulatory system, stimulating the nervous system sensory neurons, and stimulating cell activity. Regular massage in a standard interval will tone, firm and make muscles more flexible. Massage is also effective … Continue reading

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