Benefits of Astragalus (Huang Qi)

Benefits of Astragalus (Huang Qi)

The use of herbs as traditional medicinal has been carried out in China to boost immunity in human beings for a thousand years (1). Astragalus membranaceous or Astragalus is a native plant of Asia known as "Huang qi”; the yellow leader in Chinese. The name 
How to prepare for the spring season with Chinese Medicine

How to prepare for the spring season with Chinese Medicine

Spring is the ideal time for cleansing, performing outdoor activities and growth. It’s also a great time to focus on releasing your negative emotions that are ingrained in anger, resentment, frustration and lethargy. During this time, we make several changes to our lifestyle to help 
Ovarian Health And Fertility : Chinese Medicine Perspective

Ovarian Health And Fertility : Chinese Medicine Perspective

Ovaries and Ovarian Reserve  Ovaries play an important reproductive role - they produce eggs for fertilisation and secrete hormones which are important to regulating the menstrual cycle. Every woman is born with a fixed number of eggs. This is known as her ovarian reserve. As 
Benefits Of Red Sage : Dan Shen

Benefits Of Red Sage : Dan Shen

Red Sage has been used traditionally as Chinese medicine for thousands of years because of its mind-blowing beneficial effects and antioxidant properties. Although its benefits have been described long ago, it is still regarded as the best medicine one can get. Due to this, botanical 
Not Just PMS: PMDD Natural Treatment

Not Just PMS: PMDD Natural Treatment

What is PMS (Premenstrual Syndrome)?  Premenstrual Syndrome is a combination of symptoms that some women experience before their menstrual period. PMS is quite common; it is estimated that around 75% of women experience some form of PMS. PMS tends to follow a predictable pattern, and 
Chinese Medicine Diet For Dampness

Chinese Medicine Diet For Dampness

Dampness is an affliction that is recognized as a significant ailment in Traditional Chinese Medicine. One of the fundamental concepts of TCM is the intimate relationship between the body and the environment. If one’s body can’t cope with changes in the environment, internal equilibrium will 
Understanding Male Infertility: Chinese Medicine Perspective

Understanding Male Infertility: Chinese Medicine Perspective

Approximately 50% of infertility issues are attributable to male factors. In this article we will discover how Chinese Medicine is effective at supporting men to improve their fertility. We will explore the causes from Western and Chinese Medicine perspectives, explain several common symptoms of male 
Benefits of Dodder Seeds (Semen Cuscutae)

Benefits of Dodder Seeds (Semen Cuscutae)

Dodder seeds, scientifically called Cuscuta campestris, belong to the Convolvulaceae family. It is an annual parasitic vine. Its thread-like yellowish stems twin over the host plants and grow rapidly over them. Dodder also has various other names, including Tu Si Zi, Beggarweed, Devil’s Guts, Dodder 
Herbs for Period Pain

Herbs for Period Pain

At some point in their life all women experience some form of period pain or discomfort. For some this is mild and for others it can be a debilitating pain A report in 2008, which included 39 randomised trials involving a total of 3475 women 
How Stress Can Lead To Infertility

How Stress Can Lead To Infertility

Infertility is a common issues faced by many, at least 1 in 7  couples face infertility issues. (1) The cause of infertility varies from person to person from cold uterus, blocked fallopian tube, low sperm count, endometriosis and even unexplained infertility. There have been many debates regarding the effect of stress on