Entries by Lydia

Understanding Chinese Medicine

Understanding Chinese Medicine Chinese Medicine dates back almost 5000 years to such legendary figures as Shen Nong (The Divine Farmer), and Huang Di (The Yellow Emperor). It’s  basic concepts were established at a time when people lived closer to nature and the changing seasons – perhaps they were more in harmony with their surroundings than […]

Tips To Keep Healthy In The Winter

Traditional Chinese Medicine states that people should live in harmony with their environment. During winter, this means slowing down in the colder months, deeply nourishing yourself, and keeping warm and well rested in order to plant the seeds for renewed vitality in the new year. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the different seasons are […]

What is Moxibustion Traditional Therapy

If you’ve spent any time researching Chinese medicine, you might have come across a therapy called moxibustion. In general, moxibustion doesn’t get as much press coverage as acupuncture or some Chinese herbal treatments, but this soothing technique has a wealth of health benefit. Medical experiments have shown that Moxibustion exerts much wider and stronger effect […]