distant healing


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distant healing

any of a variety of nonphysical efforts at healing, generally directed at a third person, with or without actual physical contact with the patient.

absent healing

A non-medical term for:
(1) Prayer for the sick, see there.
(2) The alleged treatment of a patient through techniques—e.g., meditation, prayer, magic, spirit mediums or doctors, or telepathy—which allegedly transmitted to a distantly located patient; it is a type of faith healing, in which the healer projects “positive healing energy”.
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Empirical exploration of prayer, distant healing, and remote mental influence.
The efficacy of distant healing A systematic review of randomized trials.
I use Reiki distant healing, but it is necessary for the person to want the healing, to accept it.
Distant healing - in its many forms - is an ancient tradition and I'm aware that there's a reference to it in the New Testament.
Reiki- A form of touch therapy, originally from Japan, in which the therapist uses both the laying on of hands and distant healing techniques.
The breadth of subjects covered by the work of the Department reflects the diversity of complementary medicine and apart from clinical trials and systematic reviews on herbal medicine, acupuncture and homeopathy also included studies on distant healing, aromatherapy, reflexology as well as the controversial areas of publication bias and patient consultations via the internet.
In order to test these hypotheses in a highly controlled context, distant healing was operationalized as retardation of the hemolysis of red blood cells, following an earlier experiment by Braud (1990).
In addition to defining and explaining esoteric healing, Hopking writes with a practical emphasis enhanced with a profusion of illustrative diagrams, describes more than 40 circuit triangles, reveals a new understanding of disease (including how to approach cancer and other major planetary influences), shows how to heal from the soul level and work within the subtle bodies, covers the therapeutics and "pneumapharmacology" of esoteric healing, informatively discusses distant healing and self-healing, group meditation and healing mantrams.
mental influences, distant healing correction) may often remain beyond limits of sensitivity of the standard apparatus.
Although this experiment did not deal with naturally occurring conception, it suggests nonetheless that human fertility may respond to PK in the form of distant healing intentions and prayer.
She was known more widely for her work as an editorial board member of Alternative Therapies journal, a contributing columnist for Spirituality and Health magazine, a research associate of the Institute of Noetic Sciences, and an "out of the box" scientist whose research made distant healing a respected field of medicine.
It may also have important implications for other types of research on distant healing.