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DIET/NUTRITION


In Traditional Chinese Medicine food and medicine are viewed as one. Any ailments that cannot be cured with food cannot be cured with medicine. Furthermore, everyone has a different body constitution and must eat the right kinds of food that fit their body type.

A common misconception in the Western understanding of diets is that all vegetables are good and all meats are bad. However, within the vegetables, there are cold/warm characteristics that must be accounted for.

For example, someone who has excessive heat in their body should eat more cooling foods than warming foods. If they over-consume on warming foods, the additional heat can cause headaches, insomnia, increase blood pressure etc. Alternatively, if someone who has an enhanced level of cold in their body over-consume cold foods, the excess cold can give them stomach-ache, diarrhoea, fatigue, and decrease circulation.

By knowing your body constitution and building a proper diet around the right foods, you will not only prevent illnesses but also bring health and balance back in your life.

We can provide advice and create a structured diet for you to ensure what you eat is not having a negative effect on your health and wellbeing.


Chinese herbs consist of almost anything natural from the earth.

Gen Acupuncture

ACUPUNCTURE

Acupuncture is a component of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) that involves painlessly inserting solid, hair-fine needles into specific points of the body. Acupuncture is designed to direct and release energy flows within the human body and cause stimulation to create balance and health. ...
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HERB

Chinese herbs consist of almost anything natural from the earth. In contains roots, flowers, leaves, minerals, and even animal parts. However, most frequently used herbs are of plant origin. After a practitioner uncovers the Pattern of Disharmony underlying a complaint, an individualized ...
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NON-INVASIVE

Moxibustion is a modality of a heat therapy that involves burning of mugwort, a small, spongy herb, to facilitate healing. This method has been used throughout Asia for thousands of years and the purpose of moxibustion, as with most forms of traditional Chinese medicine ...
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