Bai Zhu or white atractylodes as it is often times known is a very effective cheap tonic that we use for people who have weakened immune systems or a weak digestive system. This particular herb is often times combined with other herbs to really help to build that immune system.… Continue Reading Herbs in Chinese Medicine : Herbs in Chinese Medicine: Bai Zhu

The next herb is one that you’re probably more familiar with. This is Scallions. In Chinese medicine we refer to it as Cong Bai. This one is great for anytime, we say, we get a cold in those early stages, what we call a wind cold invasion. So we combine… Continue Reading Herbs in Chinese Medicine : Herbs in Chinese Medicine: Cong Bai

The next Aasana which I’m going to demonstrate is the variation of the Taad Aasan or the heavenly stretched pose. Here is is a simpler version where you do not raise your arms. So let us do it. Now I’m going to demonstrate a variation of the Taad Aasan or… Continue Reading Yoga for Migraine Headaches : Yoga Standing Pose for Migraines

We’re going to talk about huang qi what call a stragelis. This is a root we get that’s often times sliced. This particular herb has a number of wonderful functions. It?s famous as an immune booster and we often times use it to raise the white blood cell count in… Continue Reading Herbs in Chinese Medicine : Herbs in Chinese Medicine: Huang Qi

This is one of the more interesting herbs, in Chinese medicine. Most people, when they think about herbs, they think about roots and barks and berries but, in Chinese medicine, we actually incorporate other things, like animals, rocks and a variety of other interesting things that you might not normally… Continue Reading Herbs in Chinese Medicine : Herbs in Chines Medicine: Ge Jie

Have you got pain? Well if you have neck or back pain, we have a solution for you. Many times its cause by dehydration, poor nutrition, not enough exercise, and various other points. So if we can have your attention for just a little while we may have some helpful… Continue Reading Holistic Back Pain Therapy : Natural Back Pain Relieving Tips

What we are going to do is practice and I will give you a demonstration of how the exercise is done. After you have practiced it for a while, you can do the exercise laying down, you can do it sitting up or you can do it standing. Standing, I… Continue Reading Holistic Back Pain Therapy : Holistic Back Pain Exercise: Standing

Now we’re going to demonstrate, on our patient, how to do the exercise when your laying down. First, what you do, you make sure, “Is it your back that’s hurting? Your low back?” “Yeah.” “OKay.” So you have your patient, or you yourself, stretch out your low back to where… Continue Reading Holistic Back Pain Therapy : Holistic Back Pain Exercise: Lying Down

One very important point to keep in mind for people who get migraine is to avoid the direct sun at all costs, especially between 12 to 4pm. These direct rays of the sun are hot and they dilate the blood vessels to the brain, thereby causing the headache to start… Continue Reading Yoga for Migraine Headaches : Avoiding Sunlight for Migraine Prevention

Let’s talk a little bit about physical exercise with back pain, or neck pain. It’s first best to clear it with your physician or your physical therapist before you attempt any exercise program to make sure that it’s not going to injure you. Also ask which exercises would be best… Continue Reading Holistic Back Pain Therapy : Holistic Physical Exercises