4 Types of Holistic Therapy for Relieving Stress

Chronic stress can lead to serious health problems such as diabetes, heart disease, and mental disorders. In our world today, it has become hard to block stress triggers.

Stress is a natural and physiological reaction of the brain, which we have to keep at bay. According to several studies, there are varieties of CAM (complementary and alternative medicine) that can help us handle mental wellness better. One of which is Holistic Therapy.

Holistic Therapy is used to treat the underlying cause of a patient’s illness. It considers the current emotional, physical, mental, social and spiritual state of the patient.

We have put together 4 types of holistic therapy, you can use to relieve stress


The biological mechanism in acupuncture has the ability to manage stress. Acupuncture therapy involves the acupuncturist examining the patient. After which he/she inserts fine needles into certain acupoints that correspond with some organs in the body. Studies have revealed that acupuncture therapy releases natural painkillers such as endorphins.


Aromatherapy is gotten from plants and made into essential oils. It work through inhalation or skin absorption. As the oil is being breathe in, the smell receptor is activated. This then sends messages to your brain and stimulates the limbic system and the hypothalamus.

Aromatherapy is a convenient way to relieve stress. It can be done anywhere. All you need is to learn how to do it right. You can learn different holistic therapy courses in London, UK  at Reiki by Rekha.


Reiki is a spiritual practice which originated from Japan. It involves placing hands on the body of an individual to maintain overall balance. Stress is caused by negative energy, and this therapy works to balance such energy.

When a hand is placed on you by a Reiki master, energy is being sent into your body.  You will gradually feel your heart discharging every form stress and burden. Thus, renewing stale energy and clearing blockages. This holistic therapy also has 5 principles that help to eliminate stress triggers.


One major principle of yoga is alignment. This holistic therapy helps to sync your body and mind by training your parasympathetic nervous system to be balance. Yoga practitioners often affirm that yoga helps them relieve stress


Holistic therapy is not a hype. No matter the type you engage in, you are sure of getting the peace and overall well-being you need.

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