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Liver Cirrhosis: Chinese Medicine Makes an Impact

Liver Cirrhosis: Chinese Medicine Makes an Impact Dr Zhao Wenxia , the chief of the gastroenterology department at the First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, has reported impressive results in treating liver cirrhosis. The success rate of the protocol was at 70% when Chinese Medicine was used as a stand-alone treatment. […] Read more

Zhang Nao (Camphor) – Herb Of The Week

Zhang Nao English Name: Camphor Flavour: Acrid  Zhang Nao is known to us in English as camphor. It is mostly used topically, in other words, externally applied to the skin. Given this, it is used to treat a wide range of conditions which involve the skin. Examples of such conditions include scabies, itchy sores, ringworm […] Read more

Period Pain: Acupuncture Is An Effective Treatment

Period Pain: Acupuncture Is An Effective Treatment When period pain is not caused by an existing medical condition, it is called primary dysmenorrhea. This is most commonly experienced by women under the age of 25. Estimates suggest 45-95% of women will experience dysmenorrhea and 10-15% will suffer from severe symptoms. The defining symptom of dysmenorrhea […] Read more

Hu Tao Ren (Walnut) – Herb of the Week

Hu Tao Ren English Name: Walnut Flavour: Sweet Hu Tao Ren is a Chinese Medicine herb which we eat within our everyday diets. We know it better as walnut. It is mostly used to strengthen the kidneys when they are in a state of deficiency (as it is understood in Chinese Medicine). This makes it […] Read more

Acupuncture Effectively Treats Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema

Acupuncture Effectively Treats Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Surgery for the treatment of breast cancer often involves either the biopsy or removal of lymph nodes. This is done in the region of the arm pit. Side effects of this surgery can lead to an accumulation of excess lymphatic fluid and/or a condition called Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (BCRL). […] Read more

Dang Gui (Chinese Angelica Root) – Herb of the Week

Dang Gui English Name: Chinese Angelica Root Flavour: Sweet, Acrid & Bitter Dang Gui is one of the most commonly used herbs in Chinese Medicine. The English translation of the name Dang Gui, literally means, “state of return”. This translation makes sense considering that, in clinical practice, Dang Gui is primarily used to treat deficient […] Read more

Stress: There Is An Escape

What Is Stress? Stress is the body’s way of coping with the demands which surround us. Historically the stress response was pivotal in keeping human beings alive by helping us avoid danger. Exposure to stressful situations causes chemicals to be released into the blood. These chemicals enable us to carry out a “fight or flight” […] Read more

Bai Jie Zi (White Mustard Seed) – Herb of the Week

Bai Jie Zi English Name: White Mustard Seed Flavour: Acrid Bai Jie Zi is known to us in the west as white mustard seed. It is said to have originated in the Mediterranean region, though it is now found throughout the world. We are most likely to come across it when it is used as […] Read more

Insomnia: Time To Get Some Sleep

Insomnia: Time To Get Some Sleep What Is Insomnia? Insomnia is experiencing difficulty in falling asleep and/or staying asleep. It can be a short term (acute) condition which will generally pass without the need of treatment, or it can become a long-term (chronic) problem. Once difficulty in sleeping is experienced for at least three nights […] Read more

Shan Yao (Chinese Yam) – Herb of the Week

Shan Yao English Name: Chinese Yam Flavour: Sweet Shan Yao is one of the most commonly used herbs in Chinese medicine. In English we know it as Chinese Yam. Shan Yao is a not only used for medicinal purposes but it is also used as a cooking ingredient. It is often found in Asian grocery […] Read more