Chinese medicine

What is Chinese mugwort and used for?

Mugwort is the general term for the plants in the Artemisia genus. Cultures around the world have been using herbs for many purposes, including Chinese culture. In China, the mugwort is known famously for its medicinal and culinary uses. In this article, we will explore the mugwort plant in...

What Is Acupressure And How Does It Work?-Tui na Massage

Have you been experiencing a high-stress level and looking for ways to relieve it? You are probably considering therapy. One of the types of therapy that can help you relieve stress is Shiatsu. It is a Chinese acupressure massage style that means finger pressure. In today’s post, we will...

What Is Moxibustion In Chinese Medicine?-You Can Consider Trying

Thanks to the thousands of years Chinese societies have existed, various medical techniques have come up in their history – many of which you be unfamiliar with. Moxibustion is among them, and we will investigate its origins, as well as its treatment process, and whether it is compatible with...

Gua Sha Massage: Kerokan Therapy Benefits, meaning And How To Use

One of the most fascinating healing procedures that is copied from traditional Chinese medicine is the Gua Sha, and it has gained massive popularity across the globe over the years. This muscular scrapping technique is considered the magic of East Asia and it boasts several benefits. Supposedly it makes...

What Is Acupuncture And How Does It Work?

China is among the countries known for its holistic healing approach to treatment. Acupuncture is especially the most associated form of holistic treatment in China. While the idea of being poked by needles might seem like too painful a procedure, many people around the world, and not just in...

What Is Traditional Chinese Medicine And How Does It Work?

Traditional Chinese Medicine is an ancient yet continuous medical system that has been used by the Chinese people for years to diagnose, and treat different infections and diseases. Traditional Chinese Medicine is based on the popular belief that the vital energy in one’s body, which is referred to as...

What Is Chinese Cupping Therapy And Does It Work? (Ba Guan)

Cupping is a type of alternative therapy used in traditional Chinese medicine. It involves placing different types of cups on a person’s skin to create suction. According to the Chinese, the suction actively facilitates healing with blood flow. The whole idea is to remove stagnation from one’s body and...