acupuncture prevents migraines

Acupuncture has been shown to prevent migraines. A recent Cochrane review of the effectiveness of acupuncture treatment at preventing migraines found that the evidence suggests that a course of treatments can be a valuable option for people with migraines, and that it may be at least as effective as prophylactic drugs at preventing migraines. Cochrane […]

cupping and guasha workshop

  Learn how to keep your friends and yourself healthy with cupping and guasha. Next Monday, January 23, I’ll be down at the Work-Shop in Fitzroy giving a introduction to these Chinese Medicine therapies. It’s folk medicine folks, everyone can do it. Book a place at Work-Shop

mandarin peel chicken

I cooked mandarin peel chicken this week, so now I have an excuse to talk about mandarin peel, 陈皮 chen pi, as a medicinal. It improves digestion and stops metabolic activity from getting stuck. It also relieves some of the consequences of poor digestion, such as dampness, which is a state of things being wetter […]

thunderstorm asthma

It was a bad week for asthma sufferers in Melbourne, and also for some that were susceptible to airborne allergens but who had never had an asthma attack before. A heads up to hayfever sufferers: if you’re allergic to pollen enough of it could potentially cause an asthma attack. Studies have shown that Chinese medicine […]