Flowers Chinese Herb Menopause

A Systematic Review Assessing The Safety & Efficacy of Chinese Herbal Medicine (CHM) Reducing Menopause Symptoms

All you need to know about research, Chinese herbs and menopause.

Benefits Of Feijoa Fruit

Settling into life on the North Shore of Auckland, I see the landscape is littered with gorgeous feijoa trees. I remember my Italian granny, “Nonna” insisting on eating these weird … Continue reading Benefits Of Feijoa Fruit

Chinese Medicine For Endometriosis

Everything you have wanted to know about Endometriosis, Chinese Medicine, Acupuncture, Lifestyle Advice, Blood Stagnation, Auckland, New Zealand

Congee Recipe A Sick Food

Congee or jok is a type of rice porridge that is prescribed in Chinese medicine to help one recover from sickness. So when Chinese people feel sick, they will whip … Continue reading Congee Recipe A Sick Food

Gua Sha Benefits & Actions

Gua sha (Chinese: 刮痧; pinyin: guā shā) translates to “scraping sha-bruises”. It is a key treatment in traditional Chinese medicine where a clay spoon or tool is used to scrape … Continue reading Gua Sha Benefits & Actions

Natural Teeth Care For Women 1

The old adage goes you lose one tooth for every baby… what! 😭. Unfortunately when a woman goes through any major hormonal change, this affects her gums and teeth. Changes in … Continue reading Natural Teeth Care For Women 1

Raw Egg For Fertility

Recently I mentioned the benefits of eggs for fertility, especially while you are getting your acupuncture to optimise the benefits of your treatments. Eating raw eggs is a great way … Continue reading Raw Egg For Fertility

Moxa smoke Chinese medicine

What Is Moxa & How Does It Work?

What Is Moxa? Moxibustion (moxa) is a traditional Chinese medicine therapy involving the downy substance of a dried herb known as mugwort;  Artemisia vulgaris. In Japanese it is called mo kusa, … Continue reading What Is Moxa & How Does It Work?