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  • Diet/Recipes

    DietRecipesIIFood is the foundation. Still, not all types of food are appropriate for everyone. Chinese medicine maintains that foods have properties that affect body function. The proper combination of foods is key to physical and emotional balance. The key is in the combination.

  • Acupunture

    AcupunctureAcupuncture involves inserting hair-thin needles into the body to affect the flow of energy. As with the whole of Chinese medicine, acupuncture's explicit purpose is to balance the body by up- and down-regulating channels and organs..

    Acupuncture generates a neurological response from the brain that physically stimulates the organ system that we are trying treat, activates an immune system response, invigorates the circulatory system to enhance the flow of blood, or simply produces seratonin-like effects on the brain cause the mind to relax and calm down.

  • Moxa


    Effects of Moxibustion Temperature on Blood Cholesterol Level in a Mice Model of Acute Hyperlipidemia: Role of TRPV

    1 Gui-Ying Wang,1,2 Ling-Ling Wang,1 Bin Xu,1 Jian-Bin Zhang,1 and Jin-Feng Jiang11The Second Clinical Medical College, Nanjing University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Nanjing 210046, China 2Department of Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Zhongda Hospital Affiliated to Southeast University, Nanjing 210029, China Received 25 February 2013; Accepted 27 March 2013.

  • Herbal Medicine

    Herbal-medicineChinese herbal medicine is a systematic approach to treating disease through plants, animals and minerals. Chinese herbalism is well researched with many herbs being incorporated into orthodox medicine. In contrast to orthodox medicine where "active ingredients" are isolated forming the basis of proprietary products, Chinese herbalism uses the whole herb. While the use of whole herbs can be slower in action, there are also few side-effects. Below is a brief introduction to some of the forms that Chinese herbalism and they treat.