Category Archives: Herbal Medicine

Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine

You might have heard of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), but you may not be sure of what it involves and if it is right for you. Although TCM may not be right for every condition, it can be a good … finish reading Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine

Posted in Acupuncture, Herbal Medicine, Moxibustion | Comments Off on Understanding Traditional Chinese Medicine

Debunking Myths About Naturopathic Medicine

When it comes to naturopathic medicine, many people may not fully understand what is involved. Naturopathic medicine involves treating the whole person instead of just the illness. Treatments often include a variety of approaches including nutritional counseling, homeopathy and manipulative … finish reading Debunking Myths About Naturopathic Medicine

Posted in Herbal Medicine, Wellness | Comments Off on Debunking Myths About Naturopathic Medicine

10 Good Reasons To Keep Garlic Handy

Garlic is known for its many uses in food preparation and for its many health benefits. It is rich in vitamin C, vitamin B6, manganese and a sulfur compound called Allicin, believed responsible for most of its health effects. Trace … finish reading 10 Good Reasons To Keep Garlic Handy

Posted in Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on 10 Good Reasons To Keep Garlic Handy

6 Great Health Benefits Of Ginger

Ginger, an underground stem or rhizome has been used for many centuries as food and medicine. It contains natural oils, the most active being gingerol, known for its superior anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. Well known as an effective natural remedy … finish reading 6 Great Health Benefits Of Ginger

Posted in Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on 6 Great Health Benefits Of Ginger

Health Benefits Of The Echinacea Plant

All species of the Echinacea plant (also called American Coneflower, Black Sampson and Black Susan) are native to North America. All parts of the plant are seen to have medicinal value and are available in extracts, juices, teas, tinctures, tablets, … finish reading Health Benefits Of The Echinacea Plant

Posted in Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on Health Benefits Of The Echinacea Plant

Arrival of Chinese Medicine to Japan

      Learn more about history of Kampo -Japanese Traditional Medicine here

Posted in Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on Arrival of Chinese Medicine to Japan

Chinese Herb Store in Hangzhou, China

 

Posted in Herbal Medicine | Comments Off on Chinese Herb Store in Hangzhou, China

External Chinese Medical Therapies

Applications of Chinese medicines are very wide.  They have been used not only internally, but also externally since the Stone Age. Ancients attempted to stop bleeding by applying mud or plant ashes to the affected body parts to relieve pain, … finish reading External Chinese Medical Therapies

Posted in Herbal Medicine, Wellness | Comments Off on External Chinese Medical Therapies