Everything that happens to us is a reflection of who we are.— Deepak Chopra
Unique Alternative Medicine quotations
Before you heal someone, ask him if he's willing to give up the things that made him sick.
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.
An osteopath is only a human engineer, who should understand all the laws governing his engine and thereby master disease.
Gratitude is the best medicine. It heals your mind, you body and your spirit. And attracts more things to be grateful for.
Medicine is intention. Those who are proficient at using intention are good doctors.
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.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheap medicine.
The treatments themselves do not 'cure' the condition, they simply restore the body's self-healing ability.
You know the expression, "It's not personal;
it's business." We sneer at such rot. All business is personal, all the time.
A wise man ought to realize that health is his most valuable possession.
The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well.
According to Ayurvedic principles, by understanding oneself, by identifying one's own constitution, and by recognizing sources of doshic aggravation, one can not only follow the proper guidelines to cleanse, purify, and prevent disease, but also uplift oneself into a realm of awareness previously unknown.
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.
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.
Always laugh when you can. It is cheaper than medicine.
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.
We are destroying the world's greatest pharmacy.
It is very important that we protect the rainforest in everything that we do.
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.
God heals, and the doctor takes the fees.
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.
A man may esteem himself happy when that which is his food is also his medicine.
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.
If you believe that TYLENOL is medicine and MARIJUANA isn't, you might not know that one hundred people will die this year from using TYLENOL, whereas no one has ever died from CANNABIS. End prohibition and save lives.
[Alternative medicine is defined as] that set of practices that cannot be tested, refuse to be tested or consistently fail tests.
Fire walking is an act of faith. I don't know why it works. I don't know why people don't die doing it. I found it very exhilarating.
The next major advance in the health of the American people will be determined by what the individual is willing to do for himself.
If forgiveness is medicine for the soul, then gratitude is vitamins.
A man doesn't need a study to know if he's feeling amorous.
There is no such thing as a placebo erection.
Satvajaya can decondition the mind so we can see things fresh, like with the eyes of a child. Satvajaya techniques rid us of negative emotions, thought patterns, and prejudices that may weigh us down like undigested food.
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.
Electric power is everywhere present in unlimited quantities and can drive the world's machinery without the need of coal, oil, gas or any other of the common fuels.
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.
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.
Every herbalist has their favorite plant. Mine is Rhodiola rosea.
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.
If we practiced medicine like we practice education, we'd look for the liver on the right side and left side in alternate years.
The only person who is a worse liar than a faith healer is his patient.
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.
In some aspects of alternative medicine we are fighting an almost medieval belief in magic but debunking such beliefs is like telling people that the tooth fairy is sniffing glue.
Alternative therapists don't kill many people, but they do make a great teaching tool for the basics of evidence-based medicine, because their efforts to distort science are so extreme.
There is no better example of the weakness of our dominant medicine than its clearly ineffective War On Cancer. By the same token, there is no better example of the superiority of complementary, alternative medicine than its management of this dread disease. We are equally concerned about whether mainstream medicine's demand for proof works to maintain it at its current level of ineptitude.