The Emotional Aspects of The Heart According to Chinese Medicine “A merry heart maketh a cheerful countenance: but by sorrow of the heart the spirit is broken.” Proverbs 15:13 In almost every culture there is a thought process that the heart holds emotion or the mind. Hence sayings like “follow your heart”. The Chinese culture […]
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ADHD and complementary adjunct treatment therapies.
Auricular Acupuncture Traditional Chinese Medicine is nearly 4,000 years old. The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine, one of the first written texts of Chinese Medicine, made mention of auricular acupuncture around 500 B.C. However, with technological advances and growing research, TCM has transformed into a much gentler and specific healing system. In […]
Why am I so cold? Are you the type of person that is constantly cold? The type that as people are taking clothes off you are happily content sitting there with your long sleeve shirt and pant? Or are you the person that snuggles in close to that special someone, with the ulterior motive […]
Symptoms related to the Bladder and Kidney according to Chinese Medicine, and the benefits of essential oils to aid relief.
When referring to an organ system in Traditional Chinese Medicine it does not mean the physiological organ system, but rather the energetics of the organ pertaining to Chinese Medicine. As such, each organ has its own specific functions, and commonly seen symptoms. The bladder and kidney are referred to as a yin/yang pair, and work […]
The Bladder & Kidney System According to TCM According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) theory, there are six yin organs that are paired with six yang organs. They work together. The vital substances (such as Qi, blood, yin and yang) are stored within the yin organ systems. The yang organ systems are more active, […]
Wash Your Hands! I know this sounds like common sense, but seriously folks. Wash your hands with soap and water. It should take you the length of singing the “Happy Birthday Song”. Miessence has a great all natural hand soap that lasts a really long time, and smells great. Hand Sanitizers are good in […]
Your Immune System and TCM Very few people can say they have gone their entire life without so much as a cold. For some, their bodies can fight it off quickly. While for others it takes substantially longer. Why is this? Why do some people get sick at a drop of a hat, and […]
Reiki Precepts: Show Compassion to Yourself & Others. This is probably one of the more challenging precepts. It is very easy to show compassion to others, but for many it is more difficult to show compassion to yourself. What do Reiki precepts truly mean? Compassion isn’t just loving, or even unconditional love for that […]
Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine have a long history of treating depression and insomnia. Treating Depression and Insomnia Depression is one of the most common mental disorders. It can have many complicated influencing factors, such as loss of interest and sleep disorders including insomnia. Approximately 70% of patients with depression have symptoms of insomnia. […]
Absorbing negative ions can provide surprisingly positive effects on the body and mind. They have been proven to enhance mood, improve the appetite, quell allergic reactions, stop headaches and provide essential relief for a number of other ailments. One feel-good place you get plenty of negative ions is at the beach. The negative ionization […]