And with Fall we look to nourish our Metal element in Chinese medicine (Similar to the Western element of Air). Continue reading “Fall is here”
This week the Nobel prize in medicine went to a Chinese woman, To Youyou, who used this herb, Qing Hao (sweet wormwood or Artemisia Annua) to create a modern anti- malaria drug that has saved countless lives. This herb has been used for malaria for centuries! And Tu had sourced it from ancient medical texts. For more on this “discovery” Read the article in New Scientist here
This is such a great news story about the Alexander Technique! It gives a really good overview and examples of how effective and natural AT can be. Features the work of friend and colleague Eileen Troberman.
Many folks have come to me seeking Acupuncture for pain, only to discover how many other benefits it has in store for them. One of the most common surprises is that it can do wonders for digestion! I love magic.piktochart.com’s images and will probably post them all here. But in this link they show how Chinese Medicine approaches digestion, “observe outside to understand inside!”
I was privileged to work as part of the Beth Israel Continuum Cancer Center in New York City, and saw first hand how effective Acupuncture can be for side effects of radiation, hot flashes, xerostomia and more.