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  • One cannot imagine life without water.
  • Our body tissue also consists of 2/3rd of water.
  • It posses many medicinal and life giving properties. It is needed for every purpose.
  • Water itself is capable of preventing and curing many diseases. Its therapeutic value is valued since thousands of years.
  • Water treatment is useful for increasing the tonicity of muscles of the body and also for relaxing the muscles of the body.
  • Water is available everywhere in the homes of the poorest or the richest. It remains one of the most powerful and harmless therapeutic agent.
  • It has a unique power of instantly reliving the pain and curing many chronic diseases in which other treatments have completely failed.
  • It can be used internally as well as externally.

Internally:-

  • Drinking hot water in constipation and acidity.
  • Hot and cold enemas for purification of bowels.

Externally:-

  • Its benefits can be obtained by hot or cold packs with baths such as Jet spray massage.
  • Sometimes it is used with many other additives. Such as in some diseases vinegar is added to it and in some diseases Epson salt is added to it.
  • Ice application is also best for relieving pain and inflammation.

Generalised effect of cold water application on skin

  • The skin has two types of receptor:

(1)   Cold sensing receptor- for Feeling cold

(2)   Warm sensing receptor-for feeling warm

These receptors are nets of nerve tissue which develops action currents to brain. As the number of cold sensing receptors is more, so the action current developed by them is much stronger.

This action current reaches the hypothalamus.

When this cold water application is done to the skin which is warm and well supplied with blood, the cold current along with cold blood reaches the hypothalamus.

Body gears its nervous system for defence mechanism.

Body tries to stop any further cooling in the following ways:

→the skin gets tightened up to reduce the surface.

→Arterio-Venous anastomosis is closed, to reduce the blood supply.

→the blood vessels get constricted further thus reducing the blood supply.

Important points for hydrotherapy:

(1)   Effusion should be taken in empty stomach only.

(2)   Body should be covered immediately after bath.

(3)   During treatment one should be completely silent.

(4)   One should not smoke before or after the treatment, as it hinders the benefits of the treatment.

(5)   The treatment should be repeated only after 2-4 hours of previous application.

(6)   During menses application should be carry out on the upper part of the body only.

(7)   Body should be warmed up immediately after treatment.

For patients who are sensitive to excess cold/heat, Alternate hot and cold application should be used.

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Following is a very Basic/Crisp info on Color Therapy
  • Colour therapy or chromo therapy is based on the principle that our life is full of colour and so our health and mood are greatly influenced by it.
  • Bright colours in the surroundings can make us feel joyful, happy etc…
  • Dark colours in the surroundings will have depressive effect on the person.
  • In this therapy different colours are used according to body and disease requirement.
    • Like for insomnia patient sky blue colour lights are used.
    • In asthma patient is placed under the blue or violet light and red colour water is given to drink every 15min until the attack subsides.
    • In constipation yellow colour is used in any form.

EFFECTS OF THE DIFFERENT COLOURS:

  • Sky blue- mild sedative effect
  • Red – excitement and energetic
  • Orange– joyful
  • Yellow- positivity in mood
  • Green – king of colour
  • In this therapy colours are introduced in the body in the form of fruits and vegetables also.
  • METHOD FOR PREPARING COLOUR WATER:
    • Water is filled in air tight colour bottle and kept in sunlight for charging.
  • Patients are placed in the glass cabin made up of coloured glass and colours are allowed to pass from the open window on the body as per the requirement.
  • Various oils can also be charged like water and are used for the massage.
  • SOME EXAMPLES OF CHROMOTHERAPY:
    • Abdominal pain – warm blue water every 15min
    • Baldness and hair falling – wash the head with blue water. After drying apply blue oil to the scalp. Exposure of scalp to sunlight through blue colour glasses.

Burns – apply blue water compresses as it has antiseptic property.

Our body Chakras are also made of vivid colors . Each and every Chakra has a specific color. Will be posting soon , an article on Chakra’s/Its Colors and much more…

“For Reiki Therapy and Alternative Medicine Counselling, contact me on dr.tarafakhri@gmail.com. Wishing you a Healthy life forever.”

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