Tag Archives: TCM

QiGong: Working with the Body’s Vital Energy

By Anna Recun, LAc   Qigong has been practiced by people of all ages and skill levels in China for centuries as a physical discipline, meditation technique and therapeutic activity. It helps to regulate health, decrease mental, physical or emotional … Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Chinese Medicine (TCM), Cupping, energy, Joint Pain, Massage Therapy, Qigong, Vitality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Getting back to basics: How to preserve your youthfulness

by Nichole Santoro, LAc The great minds of ancient China, including philosophers like Lao Tzu, and medical practitioners like Zhang Zhong Jing, recognized that life and health depend on a dynamic balance between opposing yet complimentary forces. The terms yin … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese Medicine (TCM), Women's Health | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Herb to Soothe the Eyes

By Nichole Santoro, LAc  Chrysanthemum flower (or Ju Hua) has been used by the Chinese as a medicinal herb in teas for over 3,000 years. It is cooling, fragrant and light and can be used in the early stage of … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese Herbs, Chinese Medicine (TCM), Recipes, Vision | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment