KJ writes: “I’m wondering about an essential oil practice known as Raindrop Therapy. The inventor, Gary Young of Young Living oils, claims it can cure scoliosis. Is this a legitimate use of essential oils and does it really work?”
BW writes: “My husband is a very sick man with several serious medical problems and while I was looking up different medicinal ways of helping him I came across a different way of practicing medicine which is called Functional Medicine. After asking someone about Functional Medicine I was told that it works, and many people have been healed by it. My concern is if you know anything about it and if you do does it have anything to do with New Age or the occult? I do not want us to get involved with anything like that.”
Even though homeopathy is used by 500 million people worldwide, animals are also being treated with these implausible concoctions that a new study by scientists at the Royal Veterinary College London are calling quackery.
A consumer watchdog group has filed a complaint against actress Gwyneth Paltrow’s New Age lifestyle brand, Goop, which is very popular among women, for providing deceptive information to market its products.
We recently received an email from a reader who was concerned about a family member who was becoming increasingly distant from family and the Church after seeing a therapist who was involved in recovered memory therapy. The alleged “facts” about abuse that were brought out in these sessions began to tear the family apart, bit by bit. What was the family to do?