Reiki (rākē) is a healing technique based on the principle that the therapist can channel energy into the patient by means of touch, to activate the natural healing processes of the patient's body and restore physical and emotional well-being.
Reiki is a type of energy healing. ... Energy medicine aims to help the flow of energy and remove blocks in a similar way to acupuncture or acupressure. Improving the flow of energy around the body, can enable relaxation, reduce pain, speed healing, and reduce other symptoms of illness.
Reiki can aid relaxation, assist in the body's natural healing processes, and develop emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being.
It may also induce deep relaxation, help people cope with difficulties, relieve emotional stress and improve overall well-being.
People who receive Reiki describe it as "intensely relaxing."