Thyme from your garden or the green grocer has general health benefits when you have a sore throat or cough. We’re not talking about Covid-19 here. This tea is a good preventative for sore throat and can be used when you have the common cold and a mild cough. Recipe: 1 handful thyme, crushed […]
With all this Covid-19 around us, I’m adding to my blog collection a lot about Warming Yang. The logic of Chinese Medicine means that where there is cold or dampness, practitioners use warming herbs. On the acupuncture treatment table, we would definitely go for the Moxa sticks to warm Yang, dispel cold and resolve damp. […]
Jade Windscreen Powder or Yu Ping Feng San is a Chinese Medicine formula one may use when they’re well. Q: Why would you take Chinese herbs when you’re well? A: For prevention and to improve general health and wellbeing. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) firmly roots the immune system in the Lung and Spleen. Comparing it […]
The immune system is one of the most important systems of the body, and our most important defender against foreign invaders such as viruses and bacteria. It is only when we begin to feel run down or can’t shake a cold that we give the immune system the attention it deserves.
Why does everyone talk about Zinc? Zinc is an essential trace mineral and is one of the most abundant to be found in the body – 60% is in the muscles that support your skeleton and 30% is in the bones. It’s important for several reasons, so let’s take a look at why you need to […]