How Acupressure Can Help During Pregnancy and Childbirth

Acupuncture is widely recognised to help induce labour, ripening the cervix at full term and shortening the time between expected due date and actual time of delivery. Specific acupoints can also help to reposition the baby, in the case of posterior, transverse or breech position. Induction treatment encourages efficient [...]

Chinese Medicine and Skin Health

Did you know that flushed cheeks in the afternoon might be a sign of Yin deficiency in your body? Ever notice a difference in your skin the day after drinking wine or eating cheese? That monthly break out on your chin? It might be an indication that your hormone [...]

Chinese Medicine for Migraines

Migraine headaches can be a debilitating health condition, often knocking sufferers out for two or more days at a time, over a period of many years.

Typically migraine headaches are one-sided, with throbbing or pulsating pain, intensified with physical activity; and often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light [...]

Chinese Medicine Home Remedies

Many moons ago, living in Hong Kong, I had my first taste of the wondrous healing tonics coming from the kitchens in the homes of my local friends. A couple of them noticed my interest and generously began to teach me the ins and outs of using health remedies [...]

Herbal teas for winter

In winter, when the weather is cold it can be difficult for us to take in enough fluid, so herbal teas are wonderful because they’re warm and keep us hydrated. At the same time, they provide some wonderful health benefits from the herbs we’re taking in with the tea.

Here [...]

Lady Homemade Sensational Six

I’m lucky enough to be featured over at fabulous foodie Lady Homemade’s blog this week, as part of her Sensational Six series.

Check it out, and while you’re there take some inspiration from her delicious and nutritious recipes, especially her Sweet Potato Fudge Brownies. Yummo!