Reiki is a form of alternative medicine developed by Japanese Buddhist Mikao Usui. It uses a technique commonly called palm healing or hands-on-healing. The practitioners believe that they are transferring energy through their palms of the practitioner, which according to them, encourages healing. It is practiced in several cultural traditions.
How is it done?
You can do Reiki Treatment on yourself or on others. This treatment is based on resting your hands in a series of standard hand positions on your head, shoulders and torso, and letting Reiki flow. It includes 22 hand positions that are held from anything from 3-10 minutes in any place and the recipient can feel heat, ranging from hot to cool, gentle tingling in the hands or feet or strong waves of energy surging through the body. Majority of people find it as an extremely relaxing experience.
The benefits from this treatment are felt in a week after the healing session. It helps in promoting a general wellbeing, including releasing toxins from the body.