Chinese Medicine

Detox and the Return to Innocence: Clearing Toxins with Acupuncture

There's a term commonly used within acupuncture treatment known as “the healing crisis”: a rather dramatic name for a common, often mild occurrence. This “crisis” is perhaps more palatable when called a “detox period.” The crisis usually manifests as cold or flu-like symptoms, diarrhea or...

The Blood Carries the Spirit: The 9 Heart Pains

Within Chinese Medicine, the body consists of 12 Primary Energy Channels, each corresponding to a major internal organ. Each channel possesses a role within the normal functioning of the body. The channels are also associated with various stages of psycho-social development, emotional expression and cultivation...