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Archived Since:April 27, 2010

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Acupuncture Can Ease Allergy Symptoms

Allergy season is upon us; if you are looking for a treatment that works, look no further than acupuncture. Looking for seasonal allergy relief? Needles may help. That’s according to researchers who found that acupuncture may be an effective treatment for the sneezing, watery eyes and general misery that strike 40 million Americans this time [...]Show More Summary

Is cupping for you?

Cupping, a healing technique is growing in popularity: he therapy dates back 3,000-plus years, according to Sonia Morton of the International Cupping Therapy Association, or ICTA, based in Washington state. Originally, animal horns, bamboo or even gourds were used for the procedure. “The general idea is negative pressure, rather than tissue compression,” Morton said. “The [...]Show More Summary

Mulberry Leaf and Chrysanthemum

This formulation is commonly use for early onset of common cold, sore and dry throat. It contains: mulberry leaf, chrysanthemum flower, weeping forsythia fruit, bitter apricot seed, platycodon root, reed rhizome, and wild mint whole plant. Show More Summary

Acupuncture And PTSD

Acupuncture, in combination with other therapies, can help soldiers suffer from PTSD. According to the authors, evidence-based interventions such as exposure therapy are not always feasible or appropriate given the setting — which often can be on the battlefield — and so physician graduates of a military training program aimed at reducing PTSD in active-duty [...]Show More Summary

Green Tea And Belly Fat

Green tea, when combined with other treatments, can effectively reduce your body fat. If you’re dreading swimsuit season, you’re not alone. So many women suffer from stubborn belly fat despite their efforts to diet and exercise. The good news is there’s an effective, Dr. Oz-approved way to get rid of belly bulge for good. According [...]Show More Summary

Culing Pills

These pills are for the treatment of abdominal pain, vomiting, common cold, fever, headache, and nausea, and motion sickness. These pills are great for all gastro-intestinal pains. Ingredients: Chrysanthemum Flower, Germinated Rice,Show More Summary

Singapore and China To Enhance Collaboration on Traditional Chinese Medicine

Singapore and China have agreed to enhance collaboration on research of traditional Chinese Medicine. Singapore’s Ministry of Health ( MOH) said on Wednesday that they have inked the 5th Plan of Cooperation (POC) with China’s State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine (SATCM) in the area of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), mainly in research collaboration. The [...]Show More Summary


“This herbal formula is used for external and internal piles (hemorrhoids). Ingredients: Tienchi, Japanese sophora, frankincense, myrrh, Japanese honeysuckle, dong gui, sanguisobra. 20 capsules. Recommended Dosage: 2 capsules each time, twice daily. Do not use if pregnant. Take with warm water.” Related posts: Wu Ling San Specific Lumbaglin DAAN’s Pure Astragali

Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Sexton Yam)

“This popular kidney tonifying formula contains rehmannia root, peony root peel, hoelen mushroom, and cinnamon. Directions: take 8 pills 3 times a day. Each bottle contains 200 pills.” Related posts: Jin Gui Shen Qi Wan (Sexton Yam) Ming Mu Di Huang Wan Gui Pi Wan

Your Acupuncture Questions Answered

If you want to try acupuncture but have questions, this article provides a basic overview of what it is and what it can do for you. Of all traditional Chinese Medicine therapies, acupuncture is far and away the most popular. And why not? It’s an effective, natural, safe and drug-free therapy that’s beneficial to many [...]Show More Summary

Shi Quan Da Bu Wan Herbal Mix

“A great tonifying formula for the whole family. This blood and qi tonifying formula contains angelica, astragali, and ten other herbs. Simply add chicken or vegetable broth to the herbal back and simmer for one hour.” Related posts: Amazing herbal dishes for the holidays Tien Chi (powder) Tastes like chicken

Xiaoke Pills (Thirsty Releever)

“For thousands of years, herbalists have used botanical nutrients to maintain human bodily function and eliminate discomfort. Thirsty Releever is the result of many herbalists’ efforts. It helps promote bodily fluid production system and support and maintain healthy blood sugar level. Show More Summary

Spring Cleansing For One’s Body

Spring cleaning is not limited to one’s house, our bodies also need to be cleansed for the new season. Toxins are everywhere: pesticides, household products, processed foods, tap water, airborne pollutants. Poor diet and lack of exercise can compound their effects on us, disturbing the delicate balances in our bodies and causing stomach problems, allergic [...]Show More Summary

How to beat Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Many things- including injury, pregnancy, obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and repeatedly flexing and bending your wrist- can narrow the bony passageway called the carpal tunnel in your wrist. Symptoms occur when the median nerve, which travels through the tunnel, gets squeezed, often by swollen tissue. The pain can reach as far as your shoulders; [...]Show More Summary

Ching Wan Hung

This is an effective herbal ointment for burns. A must-have for the first aid kit! It contains chaenomeles sinensis, sanguisorba officinalis, pistacia lentisus, lobelia radicans, commophor molmol, carthamus tinctorius, angelica sinensis and bomeol. Related posts: Kai Kit Wan – Prostate gland health Du Huo Jinsheng Wan Du Huo Jinsheng Wan

Acupuncture For Pets Gaining Popularity

Acupuncture for pets is becoming popular with their human owners! As our pets enjoy longer lives, we as pet owners and veterinarians are constantly looking for additional tools to improve the quality and quantity of their lives. One such tool is veterinary acupuncture. Related posts: Acupuncture For Your Pets Acupuncture for your pet Acupuncture for pets

Tour of Honolulu’s Chinatown Herbal Shops

A tour of Honolulu’s Chinatown herbal shops can lead to surprises and discoveries. Ever pass a Chinese herbal medicine shop and wonder what all those bizarre ingredients are? Well, wonder no more. Leon Letoto of Hawaii Healing Garden Festival recently took us on a Chinatown tour to help demystify them. And there is perhaps no [...]Show More Summary

Complementary Therapies For Arthritis

Here are 4 best complementary therapies for arthritis. Benefits: “Most of all, people with arthritis will notice greater joint mobility, range-of-motion, and less pain and inflammation,” says Kim Turk, director of massage services at Duke Integrative Medicine in Durham, N.C. “Arthritic joints are often inflamed and filled with fluids. Massage pushes those fluids into the [...]Show More Summary

Acupunctue Provides Allergy Relief For Children

Acupuncture can provide allergy relief for children. She says, “I had heard about acupuncture for years and I wanted to try it myself because I never had. I brought him when he was 8 months and we both got a treatment. I felt intuitively that he had a milk allergy but the doctors kept saying [...]Show More Summary

Green Tea And Black Tea Extracts Can Lower Cholesterol

Black and green tea extracts can help lower cholesterol. They studied a group of 240 people in China, all of whom had high cholesterol levels and were on a low-fat diet to lower cholesterol. They were given either the tea extract or placebo. The 375 milligram capsule contained 75 milligrams of theaflavins, from black tea, [...]Show More Summary

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