The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
1 pear, cut in half and core scooped out 1 Tbsp honey Dash cinnamon 1 Tbsp chopped or grated ginger 2 Tbsp water ¼ cup whole grain raw oatmeal ¾ cup almond milk or milk of choice ½ - 1 banana Splash of vanilla Dash cinnamon 1 Tbsp almond butter or nut … [Read more...] about Nourishing Baked Pear and Oatmeal
The Chinese medical doctors of the past called the Lungs the most tender organ. The reason for that is that the lungs are considered the most external of the internal organs. The Lungs are the organ most exposed to the outside environment. With every breath we take in, the Lungs become exposed to … [Read more...] about Acupressure for Lung and Respiratory Health
Summer is officially over and we are headed into Autumn. Today the morning temperature dipped into the 50’s a sure sign of colder weather ahead. In Chinese medicine, Autumn is the season related to the Lungs and Colon, so we need to pay attention to our health. It’s no surprise there has already … [Read more...] about Self-Care Going into Autumn
Acupuncture has been practiced for thousands of years. Originating in China, acupuncture uses thin sterile needles that are slightly larger than a human hair and are inserted at various points throughout the body. The Chinese have identified hundreds of acupuncture points and it is thought that the … [Read more...] about Acupuncture for Allergies, Colds and Flu
Spring is almost upon us! In addition to beautiful weather, sunshine and flowers, spring brings seasonal allergies. For people suffering from allergies, the congestion, runny nose, itchy eyes and sneezing can be debilitating! Luckily, Chinese medicine has a treatment for seasonal allergies that … [Read more...] about Traditional Chinese Medicine for Spring Allergies