Reiki is a Japanese technique for relaxation and stress reduction that promotes balance in the body. It is an energy healing practice which is simple to learn. Reiki can be done anytime and anywhere because it is administered through light non-invasive touch or no touch at all. Reiki is a safe practice that does not interfere with any medical treatment or drug regimen prescribed by a doctor whether conventional or holistic. Reiki has been classified as vibrational medicine by the National Institute of Health and has been practiced successfully since the mid 1920’s.
Reiki can benefit anyone in any state of health. If you are healthy, Reiki helps you stay healthy! Reiki works on all levels; physical, mental, emotional and spiritual. The National Institute of Health hopes to see Reiki integrated into every part of conventional medicine. Millions of people around the world incorporate Reiki practice into their daily lives to improve their overall health and wellbeing.
Reiki does not treat specific conditions or diseases. Reiki treats the person as a whole. The most commonly reported benefits of Reiki supported by hard data are: reduced pain, reduced anxiety, improved well-being and enhanced quality of life. People have also noted the following changes:
· Improved heart rate
· Improved blood pressure
· Reduction in depression symptoms
· Improvement with digestion
· Better sleep patterns
· Improved focus and memory
· Reduction in fatigue
It is not known exactly how Reiki works, but there is much research currently being done. What we do know is Reiki provides a benefit and does not cause any harm while being used in conjunction with other therapies.