All about auricular acupuncture

At Gardenvale Chinese Medicine, we sometimes use ear seeds as an adjunct to acupuncture .An adhesive plaster with a small bead can be placed over acupuncture points on the external surface of the ear. Ear seeds can also be great for […]

Acupuncture is a thing

Did you know Acupuncture is now a thing! Of course we all know acupuncture is a fantastic treatment that can help an array of health issues, but it can commonly be referred to as a non-evidence based  practice.   Meaning there […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine 2

An attempt to explain Traditional Chinese Medicine – Part 2 This article will attempt to explain how the different modalities of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) are applied to improve health or treat disease. The key modalities of TCM are acupuncture, […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine 1

An attempt to explain Traditional Chinese Medicine – Part 1 Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a unique system of health. It evolved over thousands of years in China, stemming from the Taoist philosophy. TCM looks at health as a system […]