singing-bowls-and-sound-therapyNot everyone has heard the distinct sounds from a singing bowl but when you do, you won't soon forget. These bowls provide a sound that can benefit the body in so many ways. Along with the singing bowl, drums, rattlers, chimes, gongs, and flutes can be used as sound therapy, too.

Some Health Benefits from Sound Therapy Include:

  • Lower blood pressure
  • Lower anxiety
  • Less stress
  • Less pain
  • Deeper relaxation achieved
  • Balancing the Chakra
  • Improve emotional control
  • Increase mental clarity
  • Promote concentration
  • Promote happiness
  • Promote a healthier immune system
  • Decrease the symptoms of Fibromyalgia
  • Decrease the symptoms of Psoriasis

How do the Singing Bowls Help?

The singing bowl is made up of more than one element which helps to create the sound of the bowl. Vocal formats are also found on singing bowls. These formats sound like the vowel sounds we make. When the bowl is struck correctly, it makes the sound that is similar to the voice of a human. The singing bowls have been used for many years to create a deeper meditation and to provide a calming feeling. It has been included as part of religious ceremonies as well.

What are Binaural Beats?

Scientist have studied the natural binaural beats in different tones to see if there was an
effective result on conditions such as anxiety. The results were as they anticipated.
Using a singing bowl made from crystals gives off a very different beat which can only be
achieved in acoustic form. It's a natural sound that is pleasant to the ears. Using two singing bowls made from crystals at the same time can provide a more natural sound that can balance the tone that the ear picks up, giving it a complete sound that travels through the ear canal and to different parts of the body.

When crystal singing bowls are filled with water, the bowls can then generate more than one note, and the sound is a lot like what you would hear on a piano. There are several factors that play a role in the final sound that a singing bowl makes, including the elements used to create the bowl.

Finding a Singing Bowl

When you are ready to own a singing bowl, don't just settle for the cheapest that you can find - you get what you pay for. When possible, go to the store, hold each singing bowl in your hands, and give each one a simple ring to determine which one appeals to your ears the most. Once you have found your new singing bowl, you can play them with the added benefit of crystals to enhance your sound healing sessions. 

Author: Sheila Satin

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