Winter is almost upon us and prevalence of colds and flus’ is on the rise. It seems general expectation is to just “solider on”, however pushing symptoms to the side can often prolong the illness. Lets take a look at some natural treatments for colds and flu.
In Chinese Medicine theory there is a fifth season – Late Summer. Melbourne seems to be experiencing an endless summer at the moment.
After a mild autumn, winter hit with a bang. This winter has been full of frosty mornings and rainy days. Chinese medicine associates winter with the Water element, Kidney Qi, the colour blue and the emotion of fear.
You may have seen, or even tried some of organic herbal teas on offer in the reception area. I am pleased to say that after much blending, taste testing and general trial and error we have a range we are happy with. The individual blends are created using the wisdom of Chinese Herbal Medicine. They […]
Thursday February 19th 2015 marks the beginning of the new year in Chinese astrology, the Year of the Wooden Sheep. You may also hear 2015 referred to as the year of the ram or goat as the Chinese translation “yáng” is the same for all these animals.
Sleep, as any new parent or person suffering from sleep deprivation will tell you, it is essential for normal day to day mental and physical function.
So much of Chinese philosophy is grounded in balancing yin and yang, and this goes for exercise too. Often times if we are a yang personality, or we’ve had a particularly stressful day, we are drawn to more energetic forms of exercise.