Sound therapy has experimentally demonstrated that music and its fundamental components (rhythmic structures, scales, tones, etc.) produce patterns of coherent electrical brain activity. Achieving a higher efficiency in the functioning of the brain; not only as the rector of cognitive processes but also as a regulator of the vegetative functions of the organism.
Sound therapy through the vibrational medicines of the Tibetan bowls, has emphasized the importance of electromagnetic information and its use as a therapeutic language within the organic system.
The sounds are susceptible electromagnetic frequencies, for this reason, the therapy is based on different techniques: sound massage or vibrational massage, sound therapy, meditations with harmonic songs, rattles, bells, gongs, therapeutic tuning forks, mantras, and ragas.
For this reason, the first music therapists are shamans, tribal witch doctors. They begin to use chants, chanting, whispers and repetitive rhythmic structures to induce states of consciousness at the collective level for cathartic and religious purposes. There is evidence of the ritual use of music in almost all the high cultures of antiquity.
The Greeks and the Egyptians tell us about the psychological effects of different scales and musical modes. In the same way; Hindus, Chinese and ancient Japanese, recognize in their ragas and pentatonic modes, musical structures applicable to various activities and moods. From such traditions, during the present century, the study of the psychological and organic effects of music has been systematized, and sound therapy is recognized as a therapeutic aspect of real value.