Coulture Spring/Summer 2018

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The holistic way to rejuvenate your health Written by Carly Christensen Designed by Heather Grace


hat’s the first thing you do when you get sick? Most people scrounge through the medicine cabinet looking for cough medicine or throat spray, but an increasing number of people have started closing their cabinets,

opting for holistic medicine instead. According to the American Holistic Health Association (AHHA), holistic medicine is defined as “the art and science of healing that addresses the whole person – body, mind, and spirit”.

One of the pillars of holistic and alternative medicine is re-establishing the body’s equilibrium. This idea dates back to the fourth century BC and the work of Hippocrates, the father of medicine. Hippocrates placed a strong emphasis on