Traditional Chinese Medicine

Dietary habits in winter need to follow two basic rules to help you maintain good health, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. (Image:  pixabay /  CC0 1.0)

7 Foods to Help You Through Winter

Dietary habits in winter need to follow two basic rules to help maintain good health, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. These are to eat hot food and eat a varied diet for a balance of fat, protein, vitamins,…

Consistently eating the right foods can help treat the symptoms of arthritis. (Image:  Flickr /  CC0 120)

4 Foods That Help Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is the main cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some 54 million adults are diagnosed with arthritis, with osteoarthritis affecting approximately 31 million adults.  Even infants and children are…

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. (Image:  pixabay  /  CC0 1.0)

Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the production of TCM. Meanwhile, countries like Japan and South Korea…

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7 Foods to Help You Through Winter

Dietary habits in winter need to follow two basic rules to help maintain good health, according to the principles of traditional Chinese medicine. These are to eat hot food and eat…

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4 Foods That Help Prevent Arthritis

Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints and is the main cause of disability in the U.S., according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some 54 million adults are diagnosed with arthritis, with osteoarthritis…

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Made in Japan

When thinking about traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), one might assume China to be the biggest producer. However, the surprising truth is that China only accounts for 5 percent of the…

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A Farm Full of Cockroaches

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…

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Medicinal Herb: Paris Polyphylla

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…

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8 Ancient Chinese Tips for Long Life

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…

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Acupuncture: A Natural Remedy for Pain

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…

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Antibiotics Are Proven Ineffective for Coughs

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.

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Standing Still for Too Long? Try Burdock

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…

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Ginger: A Warming Herb

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…

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The Link Between Depression and Pain

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…