Traditional Chinese Medicine

AN ABRIDGED HISTORY OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE IN TEXT

September 9, 2018

Traditional Chinese Medicine has a 5,000 year legacy. There were many different medical philosophies and techniques in China with a mix of travelling physicians, village herbalists, and native shamans. Chinese Medicine has been bound by nature, earth and sea. The season and the climate, and plants and animals. SHEN NONG and THE MEDICA One of Read More

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR BODY FOR SPRINGTIME WITH TCM THERAPIES

August 22, 2018

Spring is so close, and that means bright, sunny days, more time outside, flowers, and gentle rains. In Traditional Chinese Medicine circles, each season requires us to take personal measures to ensure we remain healthy, centred, and balanced. The Five Elements The traditional Chinese Medicine philosophy on spring includes living in harmony with the universe Read More

EATING BEFORE ACUPUNCTURE: IS IT OKAY?

June 6, 2018

Those of you who are new to acupuncture will at one time or another wonder if it’s okay to eat before a session. This is a perfectly normal and rational question since we want to be as best prepared for any health procedure as possible. In order to answer if eating before acupuncture is okay Read More

NATURAL WAYS TO DETOXIFY YOUR BODY WITH FOODS AND HERBS

January 9, 2019

The human body has many systems that function to detoxify itself. The kidney, the liver, skin cells, and lungs actively remove toxins as they operate. Yet the idea of an external detoxifier remains popular in the culture and in the marketplace. Much of this detoxification marketplace is discounted by medical science. Traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) Read More

HERBAL MEDICINE PRACTICE & TCM- DO THEY WORK FOR ME?

February 13, 2018

Herbs have been used in the healing process for centuries. Herbal medicine treatment today is the use of herbal plants, with traditional health benefits, proven by clinical trials and solid research to be a benefit. Herbal medicine approaches the patient with a holistic viewpoint. The goal is to treat the entire person and the cause of Read More

What Can Traditional Chinese Medicine Treat?

October 29, 2020

  Over the last few decades, there has been an emerging trend to use functional and alternative medicines, including Traditional Chinese Medicine, as many are claiming that the traditional western doctors not proving lasting treatments for certain chronic conditions. In general, people do not visit a doctor until there is a serious issue or disease, Read More