One question that I get asked a lot is whether there is a particular formula that a person can take for colds and flu. Ultimately, it’s always best if herbs are prescribed by a practitioner trained in Chinese medicine, acupuncture and herbs, but there’s certain formulas that are pretty easy… Continue Reading Herbal Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine : Traditional Chinese Medicine: Cold & Flu Formulas

{shad0}Do we need to treat hypertension? {shad0}In fact, we don’t need to treat hypertension itself {shad0}Don’t need to treat {shad0}Let me repeat again as its so important {shad0}We don’t need to treat hypertension itself {shad0}Actually I don’t mean that we should stop reducing blood pressure {shad0}I mean we should stop… Continue Reading Alternative Hypertension Natural Treatment in China – Dr. Ferran Liu HD

Hi. One of the things we do in Chinese herbalism is a little bit different from what people are always familiar with with herbalism. A number of people are familiar with taking echinacea for colds, where we use a single herb for a particular Western disease. In Chinese medicine, though,… Continue Reading Herbal Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine : What Is Herbalism?

Chinese medicine started if you like, maybe about four five thousand years ago, when people found various ways to handle disease and illness. A very long time ago people thought that illnesses were caused by spirits or demons so they use prayer and they use mediums to try to heal… Continue Reading Origins of Chinese Medicine by Prof Hong Hai

Hi there! We are with Beth Dorsey at Points for Wellness. I’m Shemeika Fox, Your Santa Cruz Real Estate expert, and we are gonna learn a little bit about what Beth does and what the L.Ac after her name stands for. I’m a licensed acupuncturist, so that’s what the L.Ac… Continue Reading Eastern Medicine Versus Western Medicine

One of the questions we oftentimes get is, people want more energy. And so, what we talk about is the tonic herbs in Chinese medicine. So, it’s a little bit different from what people know and are commonly used to, because we talk about qi, or energy tonics; and we… Continue Reading Herbal Therapy in Traditional Chinese Medicine : Traditional Chinese Medicine: Tonic Herbs

Having problems with sinus pressure or stuffy nose? Hi my name is Mark Brinson, doctor of oriental medicine, physical medicine specialist and internal seminary provider. Sinus pressure can be indicative of allergies, sinus infection, or coming down with the common cold. With any of these pressure can be alleviated sometimes… Continue Reading Acupressure Therapy : Acupressure Points for Sinus Pressure

There are two main patterns associated with Dump and these are Damp-Cold and Damp-Heat. Damp-Cold cold primarily affects the Spleen and Bladder. Damp-Heat primarily affects the Large Intestine, Bladder, Liver, Gall Bladder and the Spleen. The main symptoms associated with Damp-Cold are: the pulse takes on a slippery quality and… Continue Reading Body Fluids – Damp