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How do we restore the balance of the energy under COV-19 pandemic

COV-19 pandemic affected millions of people in the world. I am trying to explain below how Chinese medicine view the COV-19 pandemic. At the end of the article there is a recommendation of tea you can make at home to help balancing the energy. This article referenced from my Chinese Medicine mentor professor Pan Xiao […]

What I know about Cov19 – CoronaVirus in Wuhan

My family was in lockdown in Wuhan for 2 month. But now no longer is. I have been reading the news everyday since early Jan concerning the Coronavirus. With the outbreak in Europe and in Ireland it felt like a never ending battle to me. The positive news is that it is the end of […]

Treat winter illness in the summer

Treating winter illness in the summer is a phase in China called “Dong Bing Xia Zhi”. Winter illness means the illnesses that often happen or get aggravated during the winter season like asthma, chronic bronchitis, arthritis, chronic diarrhea etc. Treating these chronic illnesses in the summer could get us ahead of the winter illnesses. It […]

Hay Fever

Last weekend I spent a day in the bloom festival (garden festival in Ireland). It is great fun to see different ideas of garden and to taste lots of artisan food. It is also good to see a trend there towards biodiversity and protection of the pollinators. After spending another day in the allotment I […]

How become centenarian

According to the recent report, there are 5,491 100-year-old people in Jiangsu Province of China. The two longest-lived ones are 116 years old this year(2019), and they are still very healthy. The investigation of the centenarians in Jiangsu Province has explored the causes and lifestyles of the longevity of centenarians. The results show the secrets […]

Flow with the inner rhythm – Zi Wu Liu Zhu

Do you ever wonder why your energy always runs low at a certain time of the day? Or you commonly wake up at in the mid of the night at a certain time? There is a rhythms running in the human body that we are not normally aware of. In Chinese medicine, we call it […]

Happy 2019, the Chinese Year!

Today is Chinese New Year Eve. Chinese New Year is the biggest holiday celebrated among Chinese people. It is often referred to as the spring festival because it signals the beginning of spring. It is a time when families and friends get together to say goodby to the old and welcome the new. One interesting thing […]

Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Medicine

Traditional Chinese medicine, also referred to as TCM, is the broad chunk of what’s considered Eastern medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine dates back 2500 years and it is based on the philosophy of Taoism, including various forms of herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. In China, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western […]

Balance your body – Lamb recipe for winter season

Traditional Chinese medicine thinks that the winter season has the yin characteristics of cold, damp, and inactivity. These characteristics, when living in harmony with nature, cause us to want to slow down, stay warm, replenish our energy, and conserve our strength during the winter. The kidney system is associated with winter. Our Kidneys are considered […]

Sick of Antibiotics? Chinese Herbs Can Help

Many people in the western world are aware of the benefits of traditional Chinese medicine. Common treatments include acupuncture, reflexology, and herbal medicine。 Acupuncture was more popular mainly because of US president Richard Nixon’s visit to China in 1972, where he witnessed open heart surgery being performed in a Chinese hospital using acupuncture for pain […]

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