Everything that happens to us is a reflection of who we are.— Deepak Chopra
Unique Alternative Medicine quotations
If you want to be happy, make someone else happy.
If you want to find the right person in your life, be the right person. If you want to see change in the world, become the change you want to see.
Medicine is intention. Those who are proficient at using intention are good doctors.
An osteopath is only a human engineer, who should understand all the laws governing his engine and thereby master disease.
A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession.
You know what they call alternative medicine that's been proved to work? - Medicine.
First, modify the patient's diet and lifestyle and only then, if these do not effect a cure, treat with medicinals and acupuncture.
You know the expression, "It's not personal;
it's business." We sneer at such rot. All business is personal, all the time.
The treatments themselves do not 'cure' the condition, they simply restore the body's self-healing ability.
The only person who is a worse liar than a faith healer is his patient.
A man may esteem himself happy when that which is his food is also his medicine.
If insurance companies paid for lifestyle-management classes, they would save huge sums of money. We need to see that alternative medicine is now mainstream.
The first question an Ayurvedic physician asks is not 'What disease does my patient have?' but 'Who is my patient?' By 'who,' the physician does not mean your name, but how you are constituted.
[Alternative medicine is defined as] that set of practices that cannot be tested, refuse to be tested or consistently fail tests.
If any remedy is tested under controlled scientific conditions and proved to be effective, it will cease to be alternative and will simply become medicine. So-called alternative medicine either hasn't been tested or it has failed its tests.
If a healing technique is demonstrated to have curative properties in properly controlled double-blind trials, it ceases to be alternative. It simply, as Diamond explains, becomes medicine.
Only desperation can account for what the Chinese do in the name of 'medicine.
' That's something you might remind your New Age friends who've gone gaga over 'holistic medicine' and 'alternative Chinese cures.
I believe that you can, by taking some simple and inexpensive measures, extend your life and your years of well-being. My most important recommendation is that you take vitamins every day in optimun amounts, to supplement the vitamins you receive in your food.
Alternative medicine people call themselves "holistic" and say it's the "whole" approach. Well, if it's the whole approach, let it be the mind as well. Use logic, use sense, use the incredible five wits you were given by creation.
There are plenty of quacks in the field.
Fewer than you'd expect, though still plenty (in alternative medicine).
Growing the mycelium of the Chaga mushroom under laboratory conditions provides an ecologically friendly alternative supply of this unique medicinal mushroom.
Unlike much of orthodox medicine, alternative approaches to healing typically honor the wisdom and capability of the human body. Their goal is often to support and strengthen the powerful healing forces already at work within us.
The next major advance in the health of the American people will be determined by what the individual is willing to do for himself.
You see that the people who are drawn to alternative medicine are often fairly healthy and they go to alternative medicine for what I call the 'symptoms of life.' Fatigue, joint pains, inability to concentrate, perhaps, the kinds of things that anyone over twenty-five gets at some point.
Alternative medicine plays into this exaggerated notion that you can prevent disease simply by doing the right thing.
I think everything everything about my lifestyle is fairly alternative.
I gather my own spring water from mountains every month. I go to a farm to get my food. I make everything from my own toothpaste to my own body lotions and face oils. I could go on for hours. I make my own medicines; I don’t get those from doctors. I make my own cheese and forage wild foods and identify wild plants. It’s an entire lifestyle. It’s appealing to my soul.
Over the course of four rough, ego-shattering hours, the ayahuasca shows me that opening myself to love of Zoe and all others is the sure way to tap my deepest and most vital energetic reserves. The lesson is vivid, technicolor, indelibly imprinted on my psyche.
You need to understand plant chemistry, be inured to discomfort and awesomely flexible. When something breaks down-the plane, the boat, you just have to roll with it.
Only a system in which all parts flourish is holistic.
While there are a great many agents in nature which boost libido and enhance sexual function, chocolate alone actually promotes the brain chemistry of being in love.
If you or I want to be healthy (whether it's our digestion, our reproduction, our skin, or anything) we have to assume greater responsibility for our wellness. One of the best ways to do that is to be familiar with and to use on a regular basis, plant medicines.
You don't have to do something exotic to enjoy the benefits of natural healing agents. So many things in your kitchen - common spices, common herbs and foods - have powerful healing agents as well.
Maca boosts sex drive like crazy. And if there's any side effect, some people just have to stop taking it because they get so sexually stimulated... Kind of makes you feel a little like a superhero.
I feel badly for the people who suffer from the side effects and consequences of hazardous pharmaceuticals. It's antithetical to the Hippocratic Oath. I want to see people use safe, practical medicines.
Anything that's popular gets made into a diet.
Acai is no more of a diet than the eraser on your No. 2 pencil.
A man doesn't need a study to know if he's feeling amorous.
There is no such thing as a placebo erection.
For a product to really be sustainable, it's really got to deliver the goods for the end user. That drives the whole rest of the equation.
As state and local laws mutate and change in favor of greater tolerance, perhaps cannabis will find it's proper place in the home medicine chest.
On the other side of the spirit veil, I spend more than a little bit of time researching the hallucinogens. I personally believe ayahuasca is also the greatest natural healing agent, period.
In other parts of the world where I go, people are worried about, Jeez, you know, I really wanted to buy my kids shoes this year.
Hot Plants enhance sexual experience.
They increase sensitivity and make sex more urgent. Men get better erections. Women benefit, too. Your orgasms are like Chinese New Year fireworks.
Every herbalist has their favorite plant. Mine is Rhodiola rosea.
People in the U.S. are more cranked up on pharmaceutical drugs than any other culture in the world today. I want people using safer medicine. And that means plant medicine.
I love the Amazon. I just wanna to cry every time I go there both for the majestic beauty and for the fact that it's going to be a museum exhibit in a couple of decades if we don't stop the deforestation.
Chocolate just may be the healthiest thing you can put in your mouth.