From the perspective of Chinese medicine, heel pain may be caused by a kidney deficiency. The foot/shaoyin kidney meridian passes through the heel and when the kidneys are weak, its essence begins to diminish and the heel becomes prone to…
An attack of the cockroaches could be a possibility in Xichang, a city located in Sichuan, Southwest China. That’s because the city houses a farm of 6 billion cockroaches that are bred for medicinal and pharmaceutical purposes. As per traditional…
Paris polyphylla is a herb that has long been regarded in traditional Chinese medicine as a great cure for fevers, burns, and for detoxification. In particular, it cures snakebites very well.
Since the beginning of time, or so it seems, people have continually sought after the elusive dream of immortality, and this desire has resulted in many traditional techniques for longevity being passed down from generation to generation.
If you’re having eye problems, you need to see an ophthalmologist, if your sinuses are keeping you from sleep, you’ll want to see an otolaryngologist, and if you’re having heart problems, you’ll want to see a cardiologist, with plenty of…
A headache, the common cold, a sprained ankle, and even food poisoning can be treated by traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
As more research is done regarding so-called non-traditional healthcare, doctors and scientists are rediscovering old treatments that are increasingly supplanting today’s standard treatments for a number of conditions.
Burdock is ranked as one of the most prescribed herbs used by Western herbalists. It has a broad range of applications, but it is most specifically indicated for sciatica and stimulation of the kidneys.
Ginger is an Asian herb that is particularly well known to us in the West. Over time, and with trial and error, its stimulating properties and piquant flavor have been integrated into both our herbal “materia medica” and cuisine.
Mind and matter are like the chicken and the egg — and pain, both emotional and physical, is no different. Healers and scientists have long known that mental factors and physical symptoms are inextricably intertwined.