The Biofield: Bridge between Mind and Body

Beverly Rubik Centuries ago, science discarded all notions of a vital force, although it retained concepts of invisible physical forces despite frequent objection by strict empiricists. Yet the concept of a vital force or élan vital is central to virtually all indigenous knowledge and perennial wisdom worldwide. It is often regarded as the quintessence of […]

Biofield Science and Healing: History, Terminology, and Concepts

Beverly Rubik et al. Biofield science is an emerging field of study that aims to provide a scientific foundation for understanding the complex homeodynamic regulation of living systems. By furthering our scientific knowledge of the biofield, we arrive at a better understanding of the foundations of biology as well as the phenomena that have been […]

Use of Reiki as a Biofield Therapy: An Adjunct to Conventional Medical Care

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Sangeeta Singg Reiki is a noninvasive, nondiagnostic, and nondirective hands-on healing therapy which is believed to promote healing and a state of well-being in all living things. In recent years, its popularity has increased and as a bio eld or energy therapy it is being used as a complementary modality with the conventional medical care […]