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and energy balancing, which are employed to improve the   Bulbus: Refers to the bulb or an underground bud
        structure and functions of the human body. Bodywork in   (specialized stem structure) of a plant, from which both a
        all its forms helps to reduce pain, soothe injured muscles,   shoot and roots may extend.
        stimulate blood and lymphatic circulation, and promote
        deep relaxation and enable the body to rally its own    Buteyko method: The Buteyko method or Buteyko
        recuperative powers.                                    Breathing Technique is a form of complementary or
                                                                alternative physical therapy that proposes the use of
        Botanical medicine: The use of certain herbs/plants to   breathing exercises primarily as a treatment for asthma and
        treat disease and help promote health by helping to correct   other respiratory conditions. The method takes its name
        hormone imbalances, acting as antioxidants, correcting a   from Ukrainian doctor Konstantin Pavlovich Buteyko, who
        deficiency of a substance, and/or supporting the immune   first formulated its principles during the 1950s.
        system or digestive tract. Also sometimes known as herbal
        medicine, herbal supplements, or dietary supplements.

        Bowen therapy: A series of gentle, simple non-invasive                          C
        moves performed across muscle fibers and connective
        tissue, in a succession with waiting periods, incorporated
        into the session.  The resting time allows the brain to
        assimilate, correlated and create a positive response to the
        area being treated. All body systems are accessed allowing   Cardiotonic: Increases strength and tone (normal tension
        muscle and nerve tissue to relax, toxins shed, circulation   or response to stimuli) of the heart.
                                                                Carminative: Causing the release of stomach or intestinal
        Breathwork: This general term describes a variety       gas.
        of techniques that use patterned breathing to promote
        physical, mental, and spiritual well-being. Some techniques   Catarrhal: Pertaining to the inflammation of mucous
        use the breath in a calm, peaceful way to induce relaxation   membranes of the head and throat.
        or manage pain, whereas others use stronger breathing to   Cathartic: An active purgative, producing bowel
        stimulate emotions and emotional release.               movements.

        Breema: Is a type of bodywork that supports the body’s   Cellular therapy: Also called live cell therapy, cellular
        instinctive healing energy and guides it towards a natural   suspensions, glandular therapy, fresh cell therapy, siccacell
        state of balance.  Breema favors rhythmic movements and   therapy, embryonic cell therapy, and organotherapy, which
        tension-relieving stretches.  Instead of using force, it uses   refers to various procedures in which processed tissue from
        the relaxed weight of the practitioner to provide firm-but-  animal embryos, foetuses or organs, is injected or taken
        gentle support.                                         orally. Products are obtained from specific organs or tissues
                                                                said to correspond with the unhealthy organs or tissues
        Brennan Healing Science (BHS): BHS practitioners        of the recipient. Proponents claim that the recipient’s
        charge, clear and repair the human energy field which is   body automatically transports the injected cells to the
        the foundation of physical, emotional, and spiritual health.   target organs, where they supposedly strengthen them and
        It was developed by former NASA scientist, Barbara      regenerate their structure. The organs and glands used in
        Brennan, author of Hands of Light and Light Emerging.
                                                                cell treatment include brain, pituitary, thyroid, adrenals,
        Buddhism: Buddhism dates back 2,500 years to the        thymus, liver, kidney, pancreas, spleen, heart, ovary,
        teachings of Siddhartha Gautama — commonly referred     testis, and parotid. Several different types of cell or cell
        to as “the Buddha”. After living as an entitled Indian   extract can be given simultaneously and some practitioners
        prince, at 29, Gautama decided to give away his worldly   routinely give up to 20 or more at once.
        items and live a humble life. Gautama experienced a
        spiritual awakening at 35-years-old, underneath a Bodhi   Chair massage: A combination of Swedish massage,
        Tree. Gautama came up with Buddhist principles, which   Shiatsu, and Acupressure performed in a specially-
        focus on achieving internal, sustained peace (Nirvana)   designed, portable chair, without oil, usually on-site. The
        through meditation and through following the “Middle    client remains clothed throughout the session, which is
        Way” between abstaining from worldly desires and        usually shorter than a table massage session.
        overindulgence in them.                                 Chakras: The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates to

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