5 Element Personality Test

The Wu Xing, means 5 phases or 5 elements, and it’s a big part of Chinese Medicine. One style of Chinese medicine purports that people have a particular element they gravitate towards. There is an online study that can be taken to help you discover which elements best describe you.. At the end of the Read more about 5 Element Personality Test[…]

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Sore throat

Sore throat is a common condition seen in the Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine clinic. Some acute cases can even be helped with simple food remedies or Chinese diet therapy treatment. When treating all patents, including those with a sore throat, a Chinese Medicine practitioner approaches the case first to find the Chinese medicine diagnosis. Read more about Sore throat[…]

Better Sleep

Insomnia

Insomnia Insomnia can be treated with Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine and helped with Chinese diet therapy. Research supports the treatment of Insomnia with acupuncture and herbs. As with all conditions, the way a Chinese Medicine practitioner approaches the treatment of insomnia and sleep issues is to first establish the Chinese medicine diagnosis. Once a diagnosis has Read more about Insomnia[…]

How much sleep do you really need?

It might surprise you that Chinese medicine promotes the concept that we don’t always need the same amount of sleep all the time. Just as the season change, so too should our body. In Perth right now, its summer – the hot days and warm nights mean it’s hard to fall asleep early. That’s ok! Read more about How much sleep do you really need?[…]

Chinese Diet Therapy

Chinese Diet Therapy is about using foods for their properties – flavours and natures rather than a nutritional compound value (as a western nutritionist does). Everything is based on Chinese Medicine philosophy. Foods can be used to treat an illness   Foods can be used in a preventative way   Diet can be used to Read more about Chinese Diet Therapy[…]

Diagnosis

What is the Chinese Medicine Diagnosis? This is the fundamental key of any good treatment is to start with the right diagnosis, and Chinese Medicine is no different. As it’s a different system of medicine altogether seperate from Western medicine (or biomedicine) the cause of a patients symptoms will be seen differently. The methods used Read more about Diagnosis[…]

Headaches

Headaches are a common symptom seen by Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine practitioners. As with all conditions, the way a Chinese Medicine practitioner approaches the treatment of headaches is to first establish the Chinese medicine diagnosis. Once a diagnosis has been made, the treatment is based on re-balancing the body, often headaches can be resolved Read more about Headaches[…]

Autumn Huang Qi Hotpot

Autumn Huang Qi Hotpot

This simple, Autumn Huang Qi Hotpot can be made as a soup or chowder-type casserole dish and can transition the body through the Autumn to winter seasons. Also It’s Paleo, Vegetarian and Vegan friendly. Season: Autumn, Winter Flavours: Sweet Element: EARTH Purpose: Nourish the Spleen and Stomach, Can be modified for Liver Energy (Qi) Stagnation, Dampness Read more about Autumn Huang Qi Hotpot[…]