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 [...]

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 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 [...]

How Chinese medicine can help boost fertility

Spring is the season of new life. Flowers bloom, plants bear fruit, and baby animals emerge. What better time then, to discuss our own reproductive health?

Current figures estimate one in six couples experience difficulty conceiving. Whether this is due to an underlying medical condition (think polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS), [...]