The Healing Power of Reiki

Last Update on October 26, 2023 : Published on February 17, 2020

Reiki is a basic premise of energy healing that comes from your Spirit Guides, goes through your physical body, onto the physical body of another. Reiki stabilizes, cleanses, provides well-being, and maintains the harmonious state of energy wherein you act as a vessel of healing energies.

Reiki is a Japanese word that means “Universal Life Energy”.  Reiki massage is followed by the practice of “laying hands”. Reiki healing is part of integrative medicine and is followed by a large population globally.

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Reiki healing can be any form like physical, mental, emotional, and forth. Reiki therapy is a set of techniques with symbols achieved by following the Principles of Reiki.

Patients who are suffering from chronic diseases have experienced Reiki Therapy and have observed improved cardiovascular. Hence, it proves that the healing power of Reiki therapy has numerous benefits.

Key Facts:

  • Reiki therapy mediates the release of neurotransmitters such as oxytocin and dopamine.
  • Reiki therapy is not used as a cure for a disorder, it actually assists the body in the creation of an environment that facilitates the healing process.

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Benefits of Reiki Therapy:

1. Reduced Tension and Stress

Reiki therapy allows you time to regain yourself which results in a more peaceful, clear, and relaxed body.

Reiki massage provides a space that makes you more aware of what is going inside your mind and body. This therapy enables your process of making wise decisions and being in the right place.  During the process, it helps you to access more inner wisdom and knowledge that we pursue.

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2. Acceleration of Self-Healing Abilities

Reiki healing instantly returns your mind to your normal state, as we can say that Reiki therapy gets movement of your body in the right direction. Also, it improves heart rates, blood pressure, and breathing. Deep breathing enables self-healing abilities which naturally settles our mind.

Benefits of Reiki Therapy

3. Peaceful Sleep

The most important result of Reiki therapy is relaxation. Relaxation outcomes in better sleep, better healing, more clear thinking, and genuine relation with others. Reiki therapy practitioners experience deep sleep which is considered as the sign of self-healing.

4. Relieves Pain

Reiki therapy works on the basis of hand placement which restores the balances on the possible level. It improves the vitals of your body (digestion, breathing and sleeping) which outcomes in improved physical systems of your body.

Reiki therapy is used to relieve the pain from sciatica, arthritis, and migraine, asthma, insomnia, fatigue and more.

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5. Promotes Harmony and Balance in The Body

Reiki therapy promotes harmony and balance in your body which shows that this therapy is effective and non-invasive. It improves the natural healing ability and promotes overall wellness.

6. Provides Emotional Strength and Spiritual Growth

Reiki therapy is used for enhancing self-healing abilities and during this therapy, it is not important to feel spiritual. It generally promotes personal development. Most important point is that Reiki does not target the symptoms, it addresses the whole person. It inspires people to look at situations in a positive way. Or we can say that it guides people to move in the right direction.

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Personal Experience of Reiki Therapy

I am personally undergoing a challenging stage in the life of personal and healing transformation. Reiki massage helped me to become emotionally stable. When I started practicing Reiki therapy, I realized on a consistent basis that I am more balanced, focused, and centered. I started experiencing reality from a higher perspective. For me, Reiki therapy is an effective art of cleansing and balancing the realities of life, it is like meditation.

I personally believe that the mind-body connection is strong and infrangible. I feel more positive now and never stressed about bad situations. I feel lighter and finally, have some headspace to get clearer on my way forward.

Frequently Asked Questions

1. How does Reiki work?

Reiki heals people by the flow of energy through the affected parts. Reiki radiates vibratory energy which replaces negative thoughts with positive vibes.

2. Is Reiki a religion?

No, Reiki is not a religion; it’s an energy that is spiritual in nature. Reiki practitioners are encouraged for making their own decisions related to nature and their religious practices.

3. What are the side effects of Reiki?

Throughout the treatment, a person feels uplifted and relaxed. However, depending on their personality, sometimes people may feel a healing crisis. However, this can be stopped with more and more consumption of water.

4. Is Reiki safe for pregnant women?

Yes, Reiki is completely safe for pregnant women.

5. Can children learn Reiki?

Yes, Reiki can be taught to anyone.

6. How much does a Reiki treatment cost?

A Reiki treatment generally costs between $25.00 to $100.00 depending on the area, country, treatment, and other factors.

I hope you like this article. If you have questions or suggestions regarding Reiki or Reiki Therapy, please comment down. Thank you for reading, I hope this information helps.

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About The Author

Aayushi Kapoor
Aayushi Kapoor

Aayushi is a Content Creator at Calm Sage. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Food Technology and a Master's Degree in Clinical Nutrition. Her constant interest in the improvement of mental health, nutrition, and overall wellness embarked upon her career as a “full-time educational writer.” She likes to make an asynchronous connection with her readers. Her mantra for living life is "What you seek is seeking you".


  1. John

    Hey, thanks for sharing your thoughts on this. My mother was a practitioner and was quite good at it. I was never able to learn it from her because I was busy with school and studies. But after much time I read about this. Will try to learn. Thanks a lot!

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