Nei Jing Wisdom for Spring

The Nei Jing is the oldest, most used text of Chinese Medicine, dating back to the Han Dynasty around 2,200 years old. It’s written as a discourse between the Emperor – Huang Di (meaning Yellow Emperor) and his Physican Qi Bo, where he asks questions of life, death, health, disease and medicine. Here’s the conversation Read more about Nei Jing Wisdom for Spring[…]

Wind

Wind

Considered one of the 6 Pathogens in Chinese Medicine, wind can cause disharmony in our body. No, in case you were wondering, we are not talking about the flatulence type of wind! Much of Chinese medicine can be understood from observation, particularly observing our body and the environment. While moderate wind in the environment is tolerable, Read more about Wind[…]

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[…]

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[…]

How would you rate your health right now?

If you said  “I feel fine”, your probably in the great majority of people. Fine is ok, it’s livable. Often we don’t know what great or fantastic can be because we settle with fine. Not just our in health, but in lots of areas in life. When my phone contract ended in October last year, Read more about How would you rate your health right now?[…]

Are you ready for Spring?

Are you ready for Spring? Did you know SPRING is the BEST SEASON to make HEALTH CHANGES? Chinese medicine is founded on empirical evidence, observation how our body behaves differently during different seasons. Therefore we should treat our body differently in each season. This pertains to three key lifestyle areas – Sleep, Diet and Exercise. Spring Read more about Are you ready for Spring?[…]

Winter Flu Busters

There are lots of early-intervention formulas to treat colds and flus in Chinese medicine. THE KEY IS EARLY TREATMENT. waiting until symptoms have lingered more than a day, it will be difficult to treat with food cures, however if you can catch the symptoms early enough then foods can provide a cheap, effective treatment for Read more about Winter Flu Busters[…]

Easy Slow Cooked Osso Bucco – Paleo Tonic

This easy to make recipe is natural, healthy and Paleo and it’s easy – only takes 10 minutes to prepare, you can buy all the ingredients at your local supermarket and it’s extremely healthy according to the ancient wisdom of Chinese Medicine. Overall, this recipie is a tonic which nourishes Blood and tonifies the Spleen Read more about Easy Slow Cooked Osso Bucco – Paleo Tonic[…]

What do centenarians have in common with Chinese medicine?

Centenarians are people who live up to and beyond 100 years. Chinese Medicine is founded on the principals that a human being should live 100 healthy years. Research into centenarians shows common factors among various groups, which are also promoted as healthy by Chinese Medicine. Three of these are below: 1) Diet – intermittent fasting, Read more about What do centenarians have in common with Chinese medicine?[…]

Journey to health

Live a better life with Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine is founded on major prevention and health promoting principals: It’s the practitioners job to keep you healthy, rather than just focus on the health problem you have now Chinese medicine sees more inter-connections in the body than mainstream medicine (biomedicine or western medicine). A practitioner looks for how Chinese medicine follows ancient wisdom Read more about Live a better life with Chinese Medicine[…]