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Chinese Herbal Medicine

Why Use Chinese Herbal Medicine?

 – Alice Louey Chinese herbs are very different to vitamin supplementation! From ancient times, in both the East and the West, herbs were recognised as powerful sources of healing and wise medical practitioners sought to understand their dangers, benefits, and uses. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) uses herbs to treat specific symptoms and conditions as well […]

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spleen

5 Ways to Keep Your Spleen Happy

Your spleen may be small, but it plays a critical part in your overall energy and sense of well-being, so it makes good sense to understand and nurture it! Signs of a Weak Spleen: One of the Spleen’s functions is to hold things in place. This includes muscles, organs and even blood. When your spleen […]

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Dry Needling

Dry Needling

The increasing use of the term “dry needling” in Australia has created a lot of confusion. So what is dry needling and how does it compare to acupuncture? The difference is that a practitioner is either fully qualified to insert needles or they are not. Since 2012, only practitioners with extensive acupuncture training can use […]

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pregnancy

Acupuncture & Chinese Medicine During Pregnancy

Now that you are pregnant . . .  Acupuncture, Chinese medicine and Chinese herbs can assist and support you throughout your pregnancy. The beginning of your pregnancy is when a healthy foundation for pregnancy is laid by diverting resources to nourish and support the rapid growth of the foetus. During the first trimester, treatments are given […]

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