Famous Healers in the Field of Holistic Medicine

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These past and present healing mentors stand out for teaching and practicing the art of health and well-being.

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Daniel David Palmer

Founder of Chiropractic Medicine, Daniel David Palmer, left a healing legacy to his family. His son, daughter-in-law, and grandson followed in his footsteps. The family established the Palmer College of Chiropractic operating today.

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Dr. Mehmet Oz

Professor and vice chairman of Surgery at Columbia University. Author and Health Expert. Dr. Oz is most recognized for his appearances on the Oprah Winfrey show. Dr. Oz was also one of the first doctors to allow the the use of Reiki during open heart surgeries and heart transplant operations.

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Doreen Virtue, B.A., M.A., and Ph.D.

Doreen Virtue is a best-selling author and metaphysician who works within the angel realms and communicates directly with the angels. Doreen was a natural clairvoyant during her childhood, but as many children do, she stifled her ability to see and converse with angels and spirits to avoid misunderstanding by adults and teasing by her peers.

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Peace Pilgrim

From 1953 to 1981 a silver haired woman calling herself only "Peace Pilgrim" walked more than 25,000 miles on a personal pilgrimage for peace. She vowed to "remain a wanderer until mankind learned the way of peace.

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Dr. Edward Bach

English medical doctor, Edward Bach, discovered the 38 original flower remedies, known as Bach Healing Herbs. His remedies are used today to treat the underlying emotional causes of diseases.

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Janet Mentgen, BSN, RN

Nurse and Healing Touch Founder, Janet Mentgen. Healing Touch International Inc. was accepted as a certificate program of the American Holistic Nurses Association (AHNA) in 1990. The Canadian Holistic Nurses Association has endorsed it as well. In 1996, Healing Touch International, Inc. became the certifying organization for Janet's hands-on energy-based therapy.

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Dr. John F. Demartini

Dr. John F. Demartini, one of the teachers featured inspirational hit movie, The Secret. His programs explore diverse topics ranging from the sacred healing of ancient cultures to cutting edge personal development technologies. For many years, he had a successful chiropractic clinic and was named "Chiropractor of the Year." Demartini now consults other health professionals and speaks and writes on the subjects of personal transformation.

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