Eurythmy Therapy for Dry Mouth

The therapeutic aim in the treatment of dry mouth is to stimulate the etheric body through exercises that specifically affect the fluid organism. Additional appropriate movements enable the soul body and ‘I’-organization to better reconnect with the etheric body, stimulating glandular activity.

Therapeutic recommendations

  • “M” and “L” in a rocking step  
    A rocking step with “M” and “L” stimulates the etheric body which is active in the fluid organism.
    The gestures for “M” and “L” can also be done with the feet, standing or sitting. Stimulating rhythms such as iamb and anapest set the fluid organism in motion.

  • The sound “R”
    The ‘air sound’ “R” sets the soul body in motion and strengthens its connection with the physical and etheric bodies, thereby stimulating glandular activity.

  • “CH” and “F” or “W” in alternation
    Sounds such as “CH” and either “F” or “W” in alternation connect the front with the back space as in a wave. They stimulate the flow of body fluids, also counteracting the feelings of constriction through their gesture of widening.
    In bedridden patients, we can guide “CH” alternately with “F” or “W” around the mouth or from the mouth to the periphery, as this diverts or eases the experienced fixation on the problem.

  • Direct “H” into a widening “A” and ebb down with “SCH”.

  • Hands and feet in motion
    Moving the hands and feet, either actively or passively by the eurythmy therapist, has a relaxing effect. It stimulates the etheric body in the fluid organism.

Research news

Parental Confidence in Fever Management - Results from an App-Based Registry    
Parents' confidence regarding their children's fever is a key factor in its management and there is still unnecessary anxiety and associated antipyretic overuse. The FeverApp application collects naturalistic real-time data on febrile infections and educates parents on fever management. First entry data of 3721 children (mean age 21 months) was assessed. Antipyretics were used initially in 14.7% of children. Their use was mostly associated with febrile temperature, but also low well-being of the children. Thus, associations were partly in accordance with recent guidelines. All results are published open access: 
https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph192114502.


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