Acupuncture

Acupuncture

Naturally, acupuncture is part of the holistic approach in traditional Chinese medicine. Read more about this ancient treatment and its application in a modern world.

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TCM Diet

TCM Diet

Eating the right food, at the right time, and for the right reasons is important for nourishing the mind, body, and soul. Read our digest of rticles that explore this truth.

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Seasonal Care

Seasonal Care

The Earth's annual cycle is marked by the seasons, each reminding us of Nature's eternal pattern. So too do the body's seasonal changes require we honor the cycles of time.

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What’s in a name?

Radix is a Latin word meaning “root”. It is particularly relevant when talking about Chinese medicine.

The human body is like a plant. Its roots need to be strong and healthy if it is to survive.

If a plant becomes diseased, the first place you notice the signs of this is the leaves. But to help the plant to recover, it is usually necessary to pay attention to the roots.

Likewise with the human body. We may see symptoms on the surface, but these come from imbalances deep within. In order to restore a state of health and harmony to the entire body, it is necessary to find and treat the underlying cause of the disease.

It is necessary to treat the root.