The following are examples of 100’s of herbs used in Chinese Medicine. While these are available in retail sale, it is recommended that you consult a practitioner of Chinese herbalism regarding their appropriate use for any health concerns you have. Continue reading
The World Health Organization (WHO) and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) released a report called Acupuncture: Review and Analysis of Reports on Controlled Clinical Trials in 2003. A list of the conditions mentioned in that report are given below. … Continue reading
In Chinese medicine, qi (chee) is the most fundamentally basic, or quantum vital force, that flows through all life. Chinese medicine works at the level of qi.Qi permeates all that is. It flows in the human body through the meridian system where acupuncture intervenes to heal and to maintain health. The meridian system has been known and mapped for millenia, however modern science is just now conceptualizing it.
The doctrines of Chinese medicine are rooted in books such as the Yellow Emperor’s Inner Canon and the Treatise on Cold Damage, as well as in cosmological notions like yin-yang. Starting in the 1950s, these precepts were modernized in the … Continue reading
Sciatica is a painful condition with a related distress and impairment that can range from mild to severe. It is believed to be caused by nerve inflammation and impingement and can cause pain in the lower back, hip, leg and … Continue reading
Qigong is a gentle practice of postures, movements, breath and focus. It is an effective healthcare practice with many benefits. Among them are stress reduction, enhanced stamina, increased immunity and improved mental focus and energy. Qigong also improves cardiovascular, respiratory, … Continue reading
Insomnia is a common condition. The National Sleep Foundation, for example, reports that almost 50% of Americans complain of insomnia occasionally and about 22% have insomnia every night or most nights. Since insomnia erodes the quality of life quickly, causing … Continue reading