The Basics

Spring, the Awakening of Nature

Reading Time: 2 minutes Spring in Traditional Chinese Medicine is characterized by the rise of Yang energy. The sun warms the earth and nature awakens. It is the start of a new cycle. A similar process takes place in ourselves. New plans are set in motion and our body is waking up. Spring is associated with the Wood element […]

Seasonal Changes

Reading Time: 2 minutes Acupuncture can help many health conditions, but did you know that it can also be useful at preventing diseases? In China, over a hundred years ago, people only paid their acupuncturists when they were healthy. If you fell ill, the acupuncturist would treat you free of charge until your health returned. For almost three thousand […]

What is Acupuncture?

Reading Time: 3 minutes Acupuncture, an Ancient Wisdom Acupuncture is an alternative medicine that has been around for a long period of time and some say that it is four to five thousand years old. Acupuncture is part of the five branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), with Chinese medicinal herbs, Chinese diet, Tui Na massage, and energy exercises […]

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