Roy Ellery, Author at NaturalNews Blogs

Entries by Roy Ellery

I am a writer and software developer who suffered many years with extreme anxiety. After various treatments such as hypnosis and psychology, I found immediate and ongoing relief using floatation tanks. Since then I have undertaken many sessions within floatation tanks (also known as isolation tanks) and the benefits psychologically are immense. They also assist with my lower back pain which I have had since childhood.


The story and health benefits of Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is extracted from the solid flesh of raw coconuts. Most retail coconut oil is obtained from adult coconuts, with the extraction taking place by chemical processes and then spun in a centrifuge to separate the oil from the… 0 Shares |

The media’s influence on risky teenage behaviour, body image and violence

We constantly see messages about body image taking front stage in mainstream media, especially over the last few decades. Everywhere you look there seems to be messages about what people are expected to believe is beautiful, and unfortunately even what… 0 Shares |

The Popularity and Benefits of Bicycling

Before the invention of the modern automobile, which became standard place in families throughout the 1930’s, cycling was the most popular means of individual transport. While horse riding and drawn carts were used mostly by large land holders, smaller land… 0 Shares |

Oregano Oil Health Benefits

Oregano is a common herb native to the mountainous regions of Europe and the Caucasus Mountains in Eurasia. The main use of the herb is in cooking where it is used globally; however recent interest has sparked due to the… 0 Shares |

To Be or Not to Be – The Alkaline Diet Detox

There has been a lot of controversy surrounding alkaline diet detox whereby some say that it is great for ridding the body of waste and help it maintain a healthy pH balance while others say that excluding an entire food… 0 Shares |

The Yellow Turmeric Submarine: Turmeric Golden Milk

As the human race moves through the era of globalisation a lot of things are coming together in a way that was quite unimaginable before. With western drinks now available globally, South Asian styled drinks are lately gaining ground in… 0 Shares |

The Diabetic’s Diet

Diabetes is a modern day scourge and is a nuisance to those who are suffering from it. Most people understand diabetes as a disease that involves too much sugar in the blood and typically try to reduce sugar intake unnecessarily,… 0 Shares |

Sensory Deprivation Tanks: Floatation therapy for stress, anxiety and phobias

Having heard about sensory deprivation tanks around 10 years ago, during a time in which they were reported to elicit certain hallucinatory effects, I became interested and intended to try it myself. At the time the industry was extremely small,… 0 Shares |

The science and story behind floatation therapy

Although not a new method of treatment, floatation therapy is well known globally as an alternative treatment option for a variety of conditions. The most common of which is to improve muscular recovery and promote the easing of some psychological… 0 Shares |