Posts From Adina Stanescu, R.TCMP

TCM FOR ALLERGIC ASTHMA: Chinese Herbs Aid Recovery

April 1, 2018

Allergic asthma is one of the unfortunate health consequences of industrial development and the pollution it brings. Three hundred million people have it, worldwide. Incidence...

Autumn is Lung Season: Breathe Easier with Chinese Medicine

October 1, 2016

Editor’s note: this article originally appeared in October 2008 issue and has been updated. As the humid days of summer give way to the brittle,...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Skin Conditions

April 1, 2016

Editor’s note: According to the Acne and Rosacea Society of Canada, two million Canadians are affected by, so April 2016 has been declared Rosacea Awareness...

Chinese Herbs for Mouth and Lip Sores

February 1, 2016

Natural relief for cold sores, cankers, and inflamed lips. Sores and skin rashes of all types cause us considerable discomfort, but none as much as...

Traditional Chinese Medicine – Dandruff

November 2, 2015

Herbs and Treatment for Dandruff and Seborrheic Dermatitis Dandruff, or its more severe cousin seborrheic dermatitis, is a skin condition affecting the scalp, face, and...

TCM for Boosting Your Kidney Chi

July 1, 2015

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...

TCM Herbal Formulas for Patchy Baldness

March 1, 2015

Treatment for patchy baldness, also known as Alopecia Areata (AA) Patchy baldness, also known as Alopecia areata (AA), is a fairly uncommon but troubling type...

Treating Red Skin Syndrome with Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine

November 1, 2014

Over the last few months, several of my eczema patients have brought up Red Skin Syndrome and asked for my thoughts on it. This syndrome...

Traditional Chinese Medicine for Eczema

April 1, 2014

Herbal Formulas to Clear Eczema Eczema is a many headed beast. Some cases are textbook-clear and relatively easy to treat, while others fall between types,...

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—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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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