Health

TCM Recipe: Tomato (high blood pressure)

TCM Recipe: Tomato (high blood pressure)

Causes & Symptoms of High Blood Pressure TCM consider “Liver Heat” as one of the most common causes for hypertension or high blood pressure. The usual symptoms of high blood pressure include dizziness and headaches. Those with high blood pressure…

How does acupuncture strengthen immune system?

How does acupuncture strengthen immune system?

Ginseng ,Dang Gui and Astragalus (Huang Qi)- herbs that strengthen immunity Can I have acupuncture treatments even If I do not feel good? acupuncture can: 1. Have a preventive effect 2. Strengthen your body’s resistance Help fight pathogens Why acupuncture…

TCM Recipe: Hawthorn Fish Soup (remedy for high cholesterol)

TCM Recipe: Hawthorn Fish Soup (remedy for high cholesterol)

Hawthorn Fish Soup SYMPTOMS: High cholesterol. THERAPEUTIC EFFECTS: Lower cholesterol, lower blood lipids and lower blood pressure. . INGREDIENTS: 60gm Hawthorn (shan zha) 山楂干 30gm Eucommia Cortex (du jung) 杜仲 1 : Lo-han fruit 羅漢果 1: Whole fish 2 slices…

TCM Recipe: Cornbind and Hawthorn Tea (Cholesterol)

TCM Recipe: Cornbind and Hawthorn Tea (Cholesterol)

TCM Remedy for Cholesterol maintenance – Cornbind and Hawthorn Tea Chinese cornbind (ho shou wu) 何首烏 – 20gm Hawthorn (shan zha) 山楂 – 16gm Mulberry (sang shen) 桑椹 – 12gm Make a cup of tea with above ingredients Frequent drink…

TCM Recipe: Pork Ribs, Chestnut and Shiitake Mushroom Stew

TCM Recipe: Pork Ribs, Chestnut and Shiitake Mushroom Stew

This recipe is great for strengthening the spleen and tonify the kidney According to TCM, winter is the season for promoting kidney health. Kidneys have astringent and active storage functions which help in preserving energy. In winter, our body is…

TCM Recipe: Remedy for excessive perspiration, fatique and flu

TCM Recipe: Remedy for excessive perspiration, fatique and flu

Huang qi, (Milkvetch Root or Astragalus). Bai zhu, (Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome). Fang feng, (Divaricate Saposhnikovia Root) 黄芪,白术和防风 Astragalus Root(Huang Qi) Porridge Ingredients 20g Huang qi, (Milkvetch Root or Astragalus) 15g Bai zhu, (Largehead Atractylodes Rhizome) 10g Fang feng, (Divaricate Saposhnikovia…

The health benefits of Wolf berry or Goji berry

The health benefits of Wolf berry or Goji berry

Goji, goji berry or wolfberry is the fruit of Lycium barbarum (Chinese: 寧夏枸杞 pinyin: níngxià gǒuqǐ) and Lycium chinense (Chinese: 枸杞 pinyin:gǒuqǐ). Ever wonder why wolfberries are frequently used in Chinese cooking and TCM remedies? These simple berries can do…

TCM Recipe: Lotus Root Soup (Blood nourishing)

TCM Recipe: Lotus Root Soup (Blood nourishing)

Ingredients: 10g Shouwu (unprocessed) 300g Lotus Root (fresh, 1 root section) 150g Lean Pork 5 pieces Red Dates (unpitted) 10g Longan Fruit 10g White Dittany Bark A little Salt 2 slices Fresh Ginger 1200ml Water Directions 1. Cut the lean…

TCM Recipe: Qi Porridge

TCM Recipe: Qi Porridge

Qi Porridge Ingredients (serves two) 30g – 60g Astragalus 黄芪 3g – 5g Ginseng  参 15g – 30g Codonopsis Root ( Dang Shen ) 黨參 A little Sugar 100g Rice   Directions 1. Soak the herbs in water for half…

TCM Treatment for Gout

TCM Treatment for Gout

Do you experience sharp pain that strikes in the middle of the night? You can’t move because it’s so sensitive that even the slightest touch or movement can worsen it. When this happens, standing or walking becomes almost impossible. Then,…