Acupuncture

3 TCM PLANT-BASED HERBS TO HELP RELIEVE SKIN

August 8, 2018

You wouldn’t knowingly eat dangerous, synthetic chemicals, so why slather them all over the largest organ of the human body? Consider opting for the more holistic path of TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) herbs to help to heal your skin condition,– backed by both research and thousands of years of history. TCM “addresses establishing and maintaining Read More

Chinese Medicine: The Common Misconceptions

January 22, 2021

Complementary medicines such as Chinese Medicine have been growing in popularity in recent years, but a few misconceptions remain. At the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine, we have over 35 years of experience in providing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) education and continue to contribute significantly to the development of traditional Chinese medicine education in Read More

WHAT CAN TCM DO FOR A SPRAINED ANKLE?

June 13, 2018

Sprained ankles are one of the most common injuries to occur in everyday life. Whether you’re jogging down the street or just walking in your home, they can happen almost anywhere at any time. When you’ve sprained an ankle, it’s important to begin the healing process as quickly as possible in order to bring your Read More

WHAT CAN HERBAL MEDICINE TREAT?

April 17, 2019

Herbal medicine has been around longer than traditional medicine. In fact, it was used by the Chinese back before traditional medicine was started. When you use herbal medicine, you are using products that are natural and derived from plants. These remedies come in many forms such as essential oils, teas, extracts, and even can be Read More

WHAT ACUPUNCTURE IS GOOD FOR?

June 20, 2018

When most people think about acupuncture, they think about the needles. It often makes them uncomfortable because many people are scared of them. However, it can be quite relaxing, as well as good for your health! Here are some benefits of acupuncture Acupuncture can be great for relieving headaches (including migraines). Many people suffer from Read More

JING LUO AND ACUPUNCTURE POINTS

September 19, 2018

In the previous part, we have discussed how TCM views the internal organs (zang fu) as an interconnected system, for converting food, water, and air into the five vital substances.  In this part, we will discuss the jing luo, how they connect the organs to the rest of the body, and how acupuncture points, or Read More