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What is Liver Qi Stagnation?

What is Liver Qi Stagnation? when something gets blocked, it can’t move it becomes stagnant. Stagnant water starts to stink after a while… This video has been my most popular so far…because so many people have Qi stagnation in western countries…check it out: Published on 11 Jun 2012 Discover the easy way to natural health Read more about What is Liver Qi Stagnation?[…]

What are the benefits of acupuncture?

Acupuncture is well known for pain relief, but it does so much more than just stop pain. This article explores the benefits of acupuncture as a treatment and the benefits of seeing a Chinese medicine practitioner who may practice other things along side the acupuncture such as herbs, Chinese massage, cupping and /or moxibustion. How Read more about What are the benefits of acupuncture?[…]

New Years Resolution Part 1 – Thinking and the Intellect (Yi)

New Year Resolution Part 1 As new year fast approaches, many of us will ponder the good ‘ol New Years Resolution…here is a TCM take on how our body approaches decisions, will power and change. Chinese Medicine views our body in an entirely unique way, and our thinking, emotions and mental functions are not exempt Read more about New Years Resolution Part 1 – Thinking and the Intellect (Yi)[…]

Stop Nausea with this simple exercise

  There is nothing worse than being stuck on an aeroplane feeling like your going to vomit.   Or feeling sick in the car, boat or anywhere else…it can ruin your holiday. Watch as Chinese Medicine Practitioner, Marie Hopkinson shows you how to stop travel sickness. You can use this anywhere – on the plane, Read more about Stop Nausea with this simple exercise[…]

Improve your training with Sports Acupuncture

How can Chinese medicine be used to improve your training? Sports acupuncture (and associated treatments like cupping) is often sought out by athletes because it’s not adding anything into your body. While there’s nothing illegal about Chinese herbs used in Australia, it is a legitimate concern for high level and competitive athletes using substances that Read more about Improve your training with Sports Acupuncture[…]

Liver Qi Stagnation

Tips for dealing with stress

Dealing with Stress  Just reading this word can raise some people’s blood pressure a few points…but actually stress is a normal part of life. We needn’t be afraid of it. We even need certain types of stress to be healthy. However stress can affect individuals in different ways. Why do some people seem to be Read more about Tips for dealing with stress[…]

Make it – Black Forrest Crackles

so yummy + so easy 2 main steps   The topping – This is cooled Black Forrest Congee – it’s two ingredients, made in a slow cooker overnight. Prep time 5 mintues – cook time 8hours /overnight. Get that recipie here: http://www.metrohealth.com.au/30-days-winter-day-12-black-forrest-congee/ The base – Recipie below: Mix 2/3 Walnuts with 1/3 of cranberries in Read more about Make it – Black Forrest Crackles[…]

Better Sleep

Get a better nights sleep

Getting Better Sleep with Chinese Medicine When you can’t sleep, in medical terms it’s called Insomnia. Sleep quality can be improved 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 Read more about Get a better nights sleep[…]