Benefits of winter yoga

Benefits of winter yoga Cold, dark mornings and winter nights are not particularly conducive to encouraging you to roll out your mat and get to your regular yoga class; however, it is perhaps the single most important decision you could make to support your mind and body as you move through the … [Read more...]

Winter foods, warming foods, winter cooking.

     Cozy up with warm foods As the temperature drops, don't be tempted to warm your belly with rich macaroni and cheese and creamy soup. Instead, get that toasty feeling from superfoods: healthy eats that are loaded with nutrients, antioxidants, and immune-boosting powers that … [Read more...]

Why You Should Ditch Your Dermatologist For Acupuncture

I suffered from debilitating migraines for years, and after experiencing countless negative side effects (and little relief) from powerful medications, I had just about given up on treatment. That is until a close friend of mine recommended her acupuncturist. She had been seeing him for about a … [Read more...]

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang & Pregnancy

Bu Zhong Yi Qi Tang can be used through all three trimesters and in the postpartum months after birth. First Trimester: women who tend to be cold, weak, low energy, poor appetite, spontaneous sweating, shortness of breath with weakness of Spleen Qi and possible dampness. Women with these … [Read more...]

Houng in China.

I have been visiting China every year to study with one of the great doctors Dr Huang Huang her mentor since 2008. On the first day of clinic I recorded 63 case studies using Chinese herbal medicine on every kind of case ranging from fertility, amenorrhea, night sweats, cancer , insomnia, … [Read more...]

Treatment of Psoriasis – a photographic progression of successful treatment.

This patient came in with persistent psoriasis although it did not cover the whole body, there were many little stubborn spots which did not disappear. After acupuncture and herbs over a 6 month periods, the skin has improved and the psoriasis spots has disappeared on the arms and legs. … [Read more...]

Liver – Gall Bladder flush

  Directions for Liver Gallbladder flush If you have gallstones it is highly recommended that you take Douglas Labs - 500mg Malic Acid & 80mg Magnesium from magnesium hydroxide (90 tablets). This will soften the gallstones as you don’t want any gallstones to get stuck in the opening of … [Read more...]

Acupuncture treats allergies

The Australian Medical Association has posted some research on its website about  the use of acupuncture for the treatment of allergies. Since spring started I have been treating many patients for hayfever. You may find this article interesting. http://ama.com.au/node/2813 Our clinic stocks … [Read more...]

Sinus Rinse

Sinus Rinse - Home Remedy This is a great home remedy to keep your sinus passages free of mucus and prevents infection. It helps to unblock the sinus passages. My patients swear by it. Mix 3 parts salt with 1 part bicarb soda Please use a  250 ml bottle squeeze bottle which you can buy at … [Read more...]

Home Remedy for cracked, sore nipples from breastfeeding

Chinese herbal home remedy for cracked nipples   Gan cao (Licorice root) for cracked nipples / damaged mucous membrane. Please use it TOPICALLY . Start with 20 gm Place the gan cao in about 1-2 litres of water , bring to boil then simmer for 20 mins with lid. Allow to cool a … [Read more...]