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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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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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meet Vimala Kumar

Meet Vimala

Meet Vimala:  From the USA… to India… to Australia: Helping children grow and thrive is my passion! My Background:  I grew up in the USA, and it was there that I completed a two year course in Ayurveda and a Masters degree in Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine.  I had the good fortune to work […]

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Treatment of menopause

Treatment of Menopause with TCM

Treatment of Menopause with Traditional Chinese Medicine Menopause is a natural process in a woman’s life when her body evolves from reproductive to non-reproductive. For some women, this hormonal transition involves symptoms that cause significant discomfort in their daily lives (eg. hot flushes, palpitations, increased sweating, dry mouth, mood swings, dizziness, difficulty sleeping through the […]

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