Do you want to do a detoxification?

A lot of us feel motivated to undertake a detox at the beginning of january after the excesses of christmas!  However, the detoxes often include smoothies, juices, raw foods etc.  From a Chinese Medicine point of view, ideally you eat local food in season at any time of year to promote health and well-being.  What … Read more…

de-stress at your desk

I came by this article for ‘desk de-stressing’ as it makes reference to 2 acupuncture points. These can be stimulated by applying pressure (acupressure) to bring relief and calm. The location of the points are explained, and I tried them out, sitting at my desk, writing this blog! It works!! Try them out! http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/public-pr-acupuncture-in-the-news/4655-9-simple-ways-to-de-stress-at-your-desk.html

Chinese character for Qi

If you’ve ever had acupuncture treatment or practise the various art forms or movements which employ Qi, such as Qi Gong or Tai Qi, you may be familiar with the concept of ‘Qi’. It’s a word that’s become increasingly familiar in our western world vocabulary. As acupuncturists, we readily talk about Qi, and in our … Read more…

An Acupuncture Post

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