Monthly Archives: January 2014

First thing in the morning

Easy health tip: First thing in the morning- drink a room temperature glass of water to help your body with detoxification, metabolism and glucose levels. Do not use cold water. This daily routine will help with many health benefits including detoxification, constipation, weight loss, diabetes, anti-aging and more.

Crystal therapy

Alternatives for Healing offers an easy way to find either Crystal Therapy practitioners, stores- for walk in stores in your area, or online shopping which is located in our products menu. We also have sections to find classes or books if you want to learn more about the subject.


Grapefruit has pectin fiber that binds to cholesterol to cleanse the blood and binds to heavy metals to detoxify the body. It also has antiviral compounds that cleanse harmful viruses out of the body. Grapefruit is an excellent intestinal and liver detoxifier.


Qigong integrates slow movements, physical postures, breathing techniques and focused intention. Some styles increase the energy “Qi”, others circulate it, use it to cleanse and heal the body, store it, or emit Qi to help heal others. Qigong is helpful for those have chronic pain or low energy. To find a Qigong practitioner or school visit


Fennel contains powerful antioxidants and is a very good source of fiber, folate, potassium and Vitamin C. Fennel helps stimulate digestive and gastric juices, while reducing inflammation of the stomach and intestines, thereby helping with indigestion, flatulence, constipation, colic, and diarrhea. It has also been shown to help with respiratory disorders, and prevent bone loss.

Animal Communicators

Animal Communicators help the animal and the client have a better understanding of each other and bond at a greater level. They can help with behavioral problems, abandonment issues, health issues- such as where the pain is located, or other important information to help with possible treatment options. Visit to find an Animal Communicator practitioner in your area.

pet dental cleaning

Avoid costly and dangerous anesthesia with pet dental cleaning – products are now available that clean teeth naturally and pain-free. Animal dental health products are now available for our pets that can be easily and safely used at home. They are made from natural ingredients and are easy on the wallet too. Visit and go to Animal Health


Onions contain sulfur compounds that help your liver detoxify, particularly the fat soluble toxins. They are also high in antioxidants, vitamins, folic acid and dietary fiber. Onions are the richest dietary source of quercetin, a potent antioxidant. The quercetin is more concentrated on or near the skin area. Antioxidants are compounds that help slow the oxidative damage to cells of the body.

Apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar offers many health benefits including help digestion, lower blood pressure, lower bad cholesterol, and alleviate gout. Apple cider vinegar is full of vitamins, minerals, fiber and antioxidants. It helps combat yeast and bacteria in the body, which helps the digestive system stay healthy. It has powerful antiseptic and antibiotic properties too.

Get a degree, certification, or continuing education credits

Get a degree, certification, or continuing education credits in a holistic therapy. Or just take a class for fun. Local campuses or distance learning options. Check out our classes section which has school listings by therapy. Other online classes and local workshops are also available.