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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

EVIDENCE FOR ITS EFFICACY AND SAFETY IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

November 7, 2018

Traditional Chinese medicine refers to a collection of health practices that originated in China, some of them over thousands of years ago. Most people have a passing familiarity with some of the practices, including acupuncture, cupping, tai chi, and qi gong. With such a diverse range of practices, and the modern interest in alternative medicines, Read More

3 TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER HEART WITH TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

August 2, 2018

Traditional Chinese Medicine has proven to be effective in treating a wide range of modern health concerns. Heart health is especially important, given how common heart-related illnesses have become. In TCM, the heart is often referred to as the “ruler” of our organs. It is said that the heart houses the Shen, which has an Read More

THE WARM DISEASE THEORY AND ITS LEVELS

June 27, 2018

The goal of the specialists at the Sydney Institute of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SITCM), is to look for the underlying cause of a patient’s symptoms and treat the individual, not just the disease. The Traditional Chinese Medicine warm (or heat) theory disease is one of the maladies treated at SITCM. This topic is for those who wish Read More

4 FACTS ABOUT TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE

August 29, 2018

Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM for short, is a form of medicine characterised by using herbs, pressure point stimulation, and other natural methods (including psychological coaching and diet adjustment) to help in a variety of ailments. It has its roots in thousands of years-old practises, predating even written documents, and continues to be relevant in Read More

THE BENEFITS OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE FOR SKINCARE

May 30, 2018

As the body’s largest organ, skin is uniquely vulnerable to all kinds of ailments, with two of the most common being eczema and acne. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has offered therapies for these illnesses for centuries. The aim of TCM is to address the root of these skin conditions, which can include factors such as Read More