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Hei Zhi Ma (Black Sesame Seeds) – Herb of the week

Hei Zhi Ma English Name: Black Sesame Seeds Flavour: Sweet & Neutral Hei Zhi Ma is a Chinese Medicine herb which we come across in a with our everyday diets. We often have it whilst eating hamburger buns, bagels and even crackers. In the west, we know it as Black Sesame Seeds. In Chinese Medicine […] Read more

Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment for Hypertension

Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment for Hypertension Hypertension is simply high blood pressure. The diagnosis becomes applicable when a blood pressure reading is 140/90 or higher. It is considered to be severe when it is greater than 180/120. Although hypertension can often have no symptoms, if untreated, it can lead to serious health conditions such as […] Read more

Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment for Insomnia

Acupuncture: An Effective Treatment for Insomnia A team of researchers collaborated to test the effectiveness of using acupuncture to treat insomnia. The researchers came from the Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, the Beijing Fengtai Hospital of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine, the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the University of Hong Kong. […] Read more

Chai Hu (Hare’s Ear Root or Thorowax Root) – Herb Of The Week

Chai Hu English Name: Hare’s Ear Root or Thorowax Root Flavour: Bitter & Acrid Chai Hu is one of the most commonly used herbs in Chinese Medicine. Its name when literally translated into English, means “kindling of the barbarians”. The most frequent use of Chai Hu in clinical practice is to disperse stagnated qi (energy). […] Read more

Huang Qi (Astragalus) – Herb Of The Week

Huang Qi English Name: Astragalus Flavour: Sweet Huang Qi is one of the most recognisable herbs in Chinese Medicine. It looks like a wooden tongue depressor which doctors use to check someone’s tonsils. It is also one of the most versatile herbs as it can treat a wide range of conditions. The most common use […] Read more

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