In traditional Chinese medicine practitioners tend to focus on one organs relationship to another. Unlike yin organs that transform and stores qi (energy), yang organs are responsible for separating non-pure substances and removing them as waste from the body. Also, it is believed in chinese medicine that a yang must be paired with a yin organ (stomach […]



In Chinese medicine, the yin organs are responsible for producing, transforming, and storing Qi, blood, fluids, and essence. Considered deeper into the body then yang organs, ying organs (lungs, spleen, heart, liver, and kidneys) are the core of Chinese medicine.   The Liver Considered one of the most important organs in the Chinese medicine system, the liver […]



What Is Astragalus?   Astragalus is a “miracle” herb that has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years. Considered on of the elite herbs, extract astragalus comes from the astragalus genus plant, but the root has the most beneficial nutrients. Also, the herb contains antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, protects the immune system, lowers blood […]



While westernized culture sees the body as cells organized into tissues, organs, and systems, Chinese healers see it in terms of energy flows that are organized into sets of paired opposites that are most notably known as Yin (cold, inward, passive) and Yang (hot, outward, active). Traditional Chinese Medicine is the profound pathway to create the life […]



In chinese medicine each season (spring, summer, late summer, autumn, & winter)  has its own energy and movement of Qi, which is the natural flow of natural energy.  Understanding the energy and nature of each season helps you adapt to one phase or another. In TCM, one of the 5 seasons called late summer helps with transitioning […]



In the Western world, individuals suffering from stress or anxiety are often diagnosed as having a “mental” disorder that affects the brain. Often, they are usually prescribed a medication that will help them “relax” and ease some of their symptoms. The Chinese believe that looking past the physical symptoms and treating the deeper issue of what is […]



Everything we put into our bodies has an effect on our consciousness and spiritual connection. Natural herbs are known for healing the physical body, but little is known about the spiritual and mental benefits the herbs provide. Traditionally, asian herbs have been used to enhance vitality and longevity by preventing illness, fatigue, and mental apathy.   Gotu […]



    What is TCM? Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a healing system that was developed in China over 2,000 years ago. TCM focuses on treating illness and strengthening and preparing the body for maintaining health. According to traditional Chinese medicine, the key to health is to balance the body, mind, and spirit and that balance depends […]



Aloe Vera has been used for thousands of years to help treat multiple problems like burns, digestions issues, hair loss, and more. Originated in the Mediterranean and Africa, the aloe Vera plant, also known as the “healing plant”, has become a favorite in the natural health and medicine world. For medicine purposes, the plant produces two substances: […]



Every year when summer solstice arrives it is important to recharge yourself with the strong energy it provides. One the first day of the new season in the northern hemisphere, which is the day that receives the longest amount of daylight, the sun will reach it highest point in the sky. Nature also goes through a dramatic […]