Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Allergic Asthma and Cough

October 1, 2013

Allergic asthma has become an epidemic in Westernized countries, showing dramatic increases over the last few decades. In Ontario, according to a 2010 study published...

Traditional Chinese Medicine Uses Special Herbal Formulas for Healing Ulcerative Colitis

June 1, 2013

Ulcerative colitis, known as kui-jie in Chinese, is considered incurable by conventional western medicine. However, Traditional Chinese Medicine views this chronic disease as curable over...

Traditional Chinese Medicine—Skin Diseases of the Hands

May 1, 2013

Are you looking at your hands with disgust You hate them now and hide them you must But mama, there’s no shame in hands so...

How Chinese Medicine and Counselling Work Together to Improve Mental Health

March 1, 2013

Imagine what it would be like to have no memory. We take for granted that we’ll remember where we are going, where we live, and...

Healing Psoriasis with Traditional Chinese Medicine

February 1, 2013

Psoriasis has been with us since ancient times. In old medical texts, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) described psoriasis as “pine skin dermatosis,” a term descriptive...

Three Natural Treatments for Anxiety Disorder

September 1, 2012

The carefree days of summer are coming to an end. Some people cope well with getting back into routine while others find it extremely difficult....

Important Breakthrough for Facial Burn Treatment

June 1, 2012

The 44th annual meeting of the American Burn Association was held in Seattle, WA, on April 24 to 26, 2012. Thousands of burn and plastic...

Chinese Medicine: The Heart-Mind Connection

May 1, 2012

Modern science tells us that in order to live well, we must have a strong heart. In allopathic medicine this means that the heart has...

Chinese Herbal Treatments For Female Infertility

April 1, 2012

Fertility support has become an important area of medical practice, as people in modern societies increasingly delay childbearing into their 30s and 40s, only to...

Spotlight on Five Element Theory for Optimal Immune Function

March 1, 2012

One of the major principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is called the Five Element Theory (FET), which goes back thousands of years and outlines...

Chinese Medicine: Treatments for Atopic Dermatitis

February 1, 2012

Atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema or allergic dermatitis, is one of the most common skin diseases of modern, affluent societies. This eczema is...

Foods that Heal Skin Disease

November 1, 2011

“What should I eat?” That is the question I am asked most often by skin patients in my Traditional Chinese Medicine practice. They ask it...

Healing Colitis with Acupuncture & Chinese Herbs

September 1, 2011

Colitis can be referred to as an inflammation of the colon. This condition can have many different causes, including: acute and chronic inflammation; inflammatory disorders...

Chinese Herbs for Treating C. Difficile Infection

July 1, 2011

Clostridium difficile, or c. difficile, is an aggressive bacteria which causes intestinal infections and colitis in patients treated with antibiotics, often in a hospital setting....

Chinese Herbs for Beauty from the Inside Out

June 1, 2011

No matter your age, numerous herbal super-tonics can help you fight the aging process – and transform your skin, complexion, hair, nails, and overall glow....

Chinese Medicine for Treatment of Fibromyalgia

May 1, 2011

If you’ve never had (or even heard of) fibromyalgia, consider yourself very lucky! Fibromyalgia Syndrome (FMS) is a nasty, pernicious disease that predominantly targets women...