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Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM originated in Ancient China. It is an independent and cohesive system of healing which has survived thousands of years. As a form of holistic medicine TCM views the human body as an integrated whole inseparable from the rest of nature. The body is defined as in...
Diabetes is not a new disease. It was recorded in the Yellow Emperor s Inner Canon written during the period of time known as the Warring States 475-221 BC . Within the Canon the ancient physicians noted that those with larger waistlines were more prone to the disease. The...
Acupuncture is a form of complementary therapy that has been used in China for over 3000 years. It has been embraced today across the world and is used to treat a variety of issues including insomnia and pain management. Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine sterilised needles through the skin...
Fire cupping or more simply cupping is another form of traditional medicine found in many cultures worldwide. It is a method of applying acupressure by creating a vacuum against the patient's skin. This dispels stagnation such as stagnant blood and lymph thereby improving Qi flow to treat...
Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM uses a combination of different forms and types of medicines plants animals and minerals to form a prescription. These prescriptions are made according to TCM diagnostic methods which are tailored to the patient s specific and individual conditions. Today...
Moxibustion is a Traditional Chinese Medicine TCM technique that involves the burning of mugwort a small spongy herb to facilitate healing. The purpose of moxibustion is to strengthen the blood stimulate the flow of Qi and maintain general good health. Practitioners use moxibustion to warm...
Tuina is a form of therapeutic massage which applies different hand techniques on regions or acupuncture points to treat a patient s condition. It is often used in conjunction with acupuncture moxibustion cupping Chinese herbalism and other forms of TCM. These techniques aid in the...