In spring, nature wakes up; birth and growth occur. In Chinese medicine, spring is a Yang season, it belongs to the wood element, and it is associated to liver health. In Spring, while the liver is activated, it is also prone to damage. If you experience escalated...
Although the majority of runners who consult in acupuncture for the first time do so for an injury or pain, many soon realize that acupuncture and Chinese medicine can offer them much more than just relieving their pain or accelerating their healing. The benefits that acupuncture offers to runners are numerous.
According to Chinese medicine, human and nature are inseparable. In order to stay healthy and avoid illnesses, it is important to respect the cycles and changes of nature.
Did you know in Chinese, the character 醫 (yi) – “Medicine”, by itself means “using alcohol to treat illness”?
Winter is tough, especially when the viruses keep visiting. We have a toddler at home, so in the past three years, we had plenty of occasions to add onto this list.
This winter has been particularly difficult. It took many of us by surprise with extreme cold weather and a really bad flu season. There are many ways Chinese medicine can help to prevent or fight off the fist signs of cold and flu. Some can be easily adopted at home,...