Chinese Medicine

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...

Cilantro and Clay Detox

May 1, 2011

In his newly released book, Radical Healing: 2nd Ed., (Himalayan Institute Press), Rudolph Ballentine includes a comprehensive chapter on detoxification, drawing from Ayurveda, homeopathy, and...

Chinese Medicine for Diabetes Sufferers

April 1, 2011

The invention of insulin has had a profound and destiny-changing impact on people with IDDM (Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus, also known as Type 1 diabetes)....

Chinese Medicine for Boosting Your Kidney Chi

March 1, 2011

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the kidneys are the fountain of youth, the foundation for a healthy, vital life and for graceful longevity. They are...

Acupuncture for Treating Fibromyalgia

December 1, 2010

Fibromyalgia has now been recognized as a distinct disease entity by the World Health Organization and the American College of Rheumatology, and more physicians and...

CHINESE MEDICINE FOR TREATING LICHENS

November 1, 2010

The “Thick Skin” Diseases One category of skin diseases with interesting visual manifestations is the “lichen” group, so named because the different types resemble the...

Chinese Herbs Cured My Hemorrhoids

October 1, 2010

I found a statistic online that may give you pause: by age 50, one out of every two individuals will suffer from clinical hemorrhoids. Some...

Green Tea Clears Toxic ‘Heat’

July 1, 2010

Please note: While herbal “teas” can be brewed from a variety of leaves, flowers, or roots, in this article we focus on tea leaves. Tea...

Be Good to Your Gallbladder: Flush Out Gallstones the Natural Way

June 1, 2010

Gallbladder removal is the most common surgery performed in North America. Every year, more than half a million people in the U.S. and over 50,000...

Chinese Medicine for Crohn’s, Colitis, and IBS

May 1, 2010

Irritable bowel is a catch-all name for abdominal pain and bowel problems that do not have another explanation. For the sake of this article, I...

Chinese Herbal Medicine for Fungal and Yeast Infections

April 1, 2010

Fungal and yeast infections of the skin are some of the most common and tenacious dermatological complaints. Parasitic organisms that colonize the skin of susceptible...

The Healing Power of Qi: Working With Vital Energy

March 1, 2010

“Qi is the vital energy that powers all life on the most fundamental level.”  One of the most distinguishing features of the Eastern healing arts...

Chinese Medicine for Common Childhood Complaints

February 1, 2010

You would do anything and everything for your child, including the best treatment possible when they are not well. As children grow, they go through...

Autoimmune Disease Treatment with TCM: Lupus, COPD, SJOGREN Syndrome

December 1, 2009

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is fast becoming global medicine, spreading from its traditional home in Asia to all of Europe, Australia, North America and Africa....

Traditional Chinese Medicine to Prevent and Treat Cancer

July 1, 2009

The ultimate reasons for the formation of abnormal growth of cells (cancer) are complex and still not fully understood in modern western medicine. According to...

Chinese Medicine for Hay Fever

April 1, 2008

The burden of rhinitis is nothing to sneeze at! Americans spend over $3 billion annually on prescribed antihistamines. Over the past 30 years, the prevalence...