Reiki is a form of alternative therapy commonly referred to as energy healing. It emerged in Japan in the late 1800's and involves the transfer of universal energy from the practitioner's palms to their patient.
Reiki aids relaxation, assist in the body's natural healing processes, and develop emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. It also aids deep relaxation, help people cope with difficulties, relieve emotional stress, and improve overall wellbeing. People who receive Reiki describe it as "intensely relaxing." Conditions that Reiki has been used to help treat include: cancer heart disease anxiety depression chronic pain infertility neurodegenerative disorders autism Crohn's disease fatigue syndromes