September 27, 2009
Chinese Medicine is an ancient health system aimed at bringing the entire body into balance. It is an intricate system that includes the use of acupuncture, herbs, and dietary therapies. Acupuncture is the insertion of tiny needles into specific points on the body.
Here are some of diseases that the World Health Organization says acupuncture is suitable for:
IBS, ulcerative colitis, crohns disease, constipation, diarrhea, bacillary dysentery, hiccups, ulcers, colic
Menstrual irregularities, painful cramps, menopause, infertility, morning sickness, induction of childbirth & correction of the malposition of fetus
Migraine headache, chronic fatigue, injury, back and neck pain, arthritis, sciatica, nerve pain, facial neuralgia, knee pain, shoulder pain
Depression, emotional problems, stress management, anxiety
Cigarette smoking, alcoholism, drug abuse
Allergies, colds, flu, asthma
Hypothyroidism, hyperthyroidism, weight changes
Hypertension, hypotension, stroke
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.