Holistic Terminology

The world of holistic health can be overwhelming, after all, it encompasses the mind, body, and soul wellness. 

Listed below are common words found within the holistic community. Each page offers you a brief summary and understanding of what is considered widely known about the subject. There are resources listed that enable you to continue your research if you so desire. 

This tool is meant to educate and promote clarity on terms that often get confused or misrepresented.


A

Activated Charcoal 

Acupressure 

Acupuncture

Adaptogens 

Antioxidants 

Aromatherapy 

Autoimmune Protocol Diet (AIP)

Ayurveda

B

Binaural Beats 

Biofeedback 

Bulletproof Coffee

C

Cage-Free Eggs 

Cannabidiol (CBD)

Channeling 

Chiropractic

Clean Eating 

Craniosacral Therapy 

Crystals

Crystal Healing 

Cupping 

D

Detox

Diet

Drumming 

Dry Brushing 

E

Ear Candling 

Earthing 

Emotional Freedom Technique 

Enemas 

Energy 

Energy Healing 

Epsom Salt Bath

Essential Oils 

F

Fasting 

Foam Rolling 

Food Sensitivity (Testing)

Free Radicals

Free Range Eggs

Fruitarianism 

G

Gerson Therapy 

Gluten 

GMO’s

Grass-Fed

Green Juice / Smoothie

Green Products 

Grounding 

H

Healing Touch 

Herbal Medicine 

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Holistic Medicine 

Holistic Nutrition 

Homeopathy 

I

Infrared Sauna 

Intention

Intuitive Eating 

J

Juice Cleanse 

K

Kefir 

Keto

L

M

Massage 

MCT Oil 

Meditation 

N

Naturopathy 

Neti Pot 

O

Oil Pulling 

Organic 

P

Paleo

Pasture Raised 

Pranic Healing 

Prebiotic 

Probiotic 

Q

Qigong

R

Rebounding 

Refined Sugar 

Reflexology 

Reiki

S

Shamanic Healing 

Singing Bowl Therapy 

Sound Healing 

Smudging 

Stress Management Tools

Superfood 

T

Tabata

Tai Chi

Tapping 

Tounge Scraping 

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

Tuning Forks 

U

V

Vegan

Vegetarian

W

Water 

Whole 30

Whole Foods 

X

Y

Yoga 

Z