General Health Tips

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Winter and Chinese Medicine

Winter is a time for slef refelection - to go within and hibernate and listen to your own body. In Chinese Medicine - winter is associated with the water element, the paired organs are the kidney and the urinary bladder and winter is a time to nourish our bodies and replenish our energy ready for Spring. In winter the focus is on nourishing our body with warming foods such as soups, bone broth soup, casseroles, and slow cooked meals. It is a time to focus on sleep and staying warm.

Using the Pulse as a Diagnostic Tool

In Chinese Medicine, the pulse is a complex diagnostic tool – and no, we aren’t just feeling for your heart rate! There are actually six distinct pulses we are observing during your consult. Each one corresponds to one of the Zang organs (the organs with the responsibility of storing, transforming, and transporting our qi and essence).

By |2023-09-14T15:34:15+10:00September 5th, 2023|General Health Tips, Traditional Chinese Medicine|
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A tea for all seasons

Traditional Chinese Mediicne uses natural healing principals to maintain health and wellness throughout all the different seasons. This blog suggests brews that you can drink in the differenty seasons to help with improving your health and nourishing particular organs associated with the season.

By |2024-03-28T19:23:16+10:00June 7th, 2021|General Health Tips, Seasonal, Seasonal Helath|
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