Natural health is a holistic approach to addressing illness and improving health using natural therapies. Therapists working from this perspective often consider how we eat, how we take care of our bodies and minds, how we support our psychological health and wellbeing and how we take time to rest, relax and recharge our systems. Therapists at the Abingdon Natural Health and Therapy Centre use both complementary approaches (where the therapy is an adjunct to and complements conventional medical care) and alternative approaches (where the natural health approach is used on its own).
Holistic and Complementary Therapies
Complementary therapies are designed to treat the whole person and can be used to support and promote wellness as well as providing some much-deserved pampering. We offer a range of therapies including massage therapy, reflexology , aromatherapy, naturopathy, relaxation, reiki and the Bowen Technique.
In addition to their impact on general wellbeing, complementary and holistic therapies such as massage therapy, aromatherapy and relaxation can be beneficial in treating some symptoms associated with some cancers and long term illness. Naturopathy can also help to support the bodies own natural healing processes embracing a holistic approach to the mind and body.
To find our more about our complementary therapies, please browse our pages or contact us for more details.
The uses of essential oils are vast and present a well-documented model for improving overall health, for both the novice user and the educated expert. Widespread acceptance of essential oils has led many to choose this more natural approach to maintaining health for all the family.
There is evidence that pleasant aromas can improve your mood and sense of well-being. The comforting nature of certified pure therapeutic grade essential oils is easily accessed through their beautiful and powerful fragrances as your sense of smell is closely tied to the area of your brain that deals with emotions.
If you have enjoyed the gift of a rose, a walk by a field of lavender, fresh cut mint, or the sweet aroma of citrus, you have experienced, in part, the fragrant qualities of pure essential oils. Inhaling the aroma of an essential oil is one of the most powerful ways to effect emotions.
Whether you want to use essential oils for pain relief, digestion, relaxation, personal hygiene, or supporting a healthier mind, rest assured you will be in capable hands when discussing your health needs with me.
Did you know?
- Grapefruit can stimulate fat breakdown
- Orange is a natural anti-depressant
- Peppermint boosts energy levels
- Clary Sage decreases cortisol
- Rosemary increases memory
- Lemon decreases nausea
- Neuroli decreases pain and takes the stress out of your cells
Remedial Therapy, Massage and Exercise
Whether you are struggling to recover fully from a sports or exercise related injury or need help with an acute or chronic physical condition, remedial therapy can benefit you. Remedial therapy can help in the treatment of acute and chronic illness, repetitive strain injuries, muscle and joint pain, stress headaches, migraines, fatigue and insomnia. Do contact us if you would like to arrange a consultation to see how remedial therapy can benefit you.