The importance of maternal healthcare.

To heal the child, treat the mother.Ancient Chinese proverb

There’s so much wisdom in the classics ?

I’ve had the pleasure of treating many, many kiddos with acupuncture & herbal medicine (boosting immunity, reducing the severity of coughs, colds, sniffly noses, helping calm eczema & asthmatic [...]

The Five Elements

The five elements in Chinese medicine are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. They are reflected in nature; as we rotate through the seasons and cycles of life; and in the human body. As with Yin and Yang, the five elements are separate but interconnected. They represent physically the [...]

How to treat Sinusitis with Chinese Medicine

Feeling sniffly and sore? Herbal remedies and acupuncture can help relieve symptoms of sinusitis this Spring.

The paranasal sinuses are hollows formed by the bones of the face, which when healthy are filled with air, allowing us to breathe deeply through the nose. The main sinuses are the frontal, which [...]

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 [...]