What is Chinese Herbal Medicine?

Chinese herbal medicine is the prescription of natural substances to fight disease, nourish, regulate and balance bodily functions to restore or support health. Over 400 different substances are regularly used in Chinese herbal medicine in Australia. The majority of the … Continue reading

Diagnosis in Traditional Chinese Medicine

From Puzzle to Picture – And From Symptom to Diagnosis…  The diagnosis you receive from a practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) might sound very unlike the diagnosis other doctors and health practitioners will give you, even if the process of … Continue reading

How Does Acupuncture Work?

If we had a dollar every time we got asked how acupuncture works, we’d be millionaires! So let’s get straight to the point (pardon the pun) and explain acupuncture to you. What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is the insertion of very … Continue reading

Cupping & Spooning

You may have come across the terms “cupping” or “spooning”. And you may have come across friends, people, or even pictures of celebrities flashing peculiar looking round marks on their bodies, especially their backs. And you may be wondering what … Continue reading

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, … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading