In the article on Acupuncture  - A Brief Introduction, we discussed the concept of invisible energy pathways, or meridians that run throughout the body in a closed circuit.   Powerful energy is transmitted through these meridians similarly as the energy that runs through electrical power lines. So...

You may have heard that drinking warm or hot water is “good for you”.  This advice has been suggested in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for thousands of years. But why?  Could there be physiological differences in the way the body responds to drinking cold versus drinking...

Our tongues say a lot about us, including our health.  Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has developed a unique, effective diagnostic approach using inspection of the tongue.  In this way, TCM offers keys to harmonious health through understanding what we see about our tongue. For thousands of...

This week’s health tip is for those special little baby bundles in our lives.  When teeth first come in around six months of age, this process also comes with pain, swollen gums and possibly a host of other issues like lack of appetite, upset stomach,...

The common cold can be tough to ward off, but with a little knowledge and the application of correct herbal remedies, you can move easily through it without it becoming a full-blown cold or flu.  Here’s what you need to know. Modern western medicine and traditional...

Have you ever stopped to think about the perfect symmetry of your human body?  Have you ever wondered if the symmetry of your external shape and form – your paired arms, legs, lips, eyes and ears – is also found in your internal body landscape? If...