Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 8 | Holy basil Holy Basil | Tulsi | An adaptogen Tulsi, also known as holy basil, (not to be confused with culinary basil) is considered an adaptogen. Adaptogens are a group of natural substances that help the body adapt to stress and maintain homeostasis, or balance, within … Continue reading Your Total Guide To Adaptogens | Part 8 | Holy basil
Herbal formula medicine as a replacement for pharmaceuticals?
Remember that TCM doctors are real doctors, and as such we ARE qualified healthcare professionals. Integrating TCM into conventional medicine is common practice in many parts of Asia, with promising outcomes. Since this offers a more holistic, patient-centered approach to healthcare it is essential to begin correcting the negative course that western medicine has taken in the west, most importantly, in the United States.
Healing trauma and PTSD with acupuncture and Chinese medicine
Healing trauma and PTSD with acupuncture and Chinese medicine Acupuncture and Chinese medicine can be helpful in treating trauma and PTSD by addressing imbalances in the body's energy system, known as Qi, and promoting relaxation and stress reduction. In traditional Chinese medicine (TCM), emotional trauma can create blockages or imbalances in the body's energy pathways, … Continue reading Healing trauma and PTSD with acupuncture and Chinese medicine
Functional Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine, and Taoist medicine
In summary, while functional medicine, TCM, and Taoist medicine differ in their underlying principles, techniques, and focus, they share several commonalities as holistic approaches to health and healing.
All About SPIRULINA
What IS Spirulina? Spirulina is a type of blue-green algae that grows in both fresh and saltwater. It’s also commercially produced for use in food and supplements Spirulina is one of the earliest photosynthetic organisms dating back 3.5 billion years!
True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms!
True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms! If Traditional Chinese Medicine heals the root cause of illness then why should we ever skip diagnosing and treating the root cause? TCM is in part an energy medicine, and in part a physical medicine. It is also in one part a mindfulness practice, and another … Continue reading True holistic medicine does not just cover up symptoms!
Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM
Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM Nootropic herbs are COGNITIVE ENHANCERS Medhya Rasayanas are group of medicinal plants described in Ayurveda (Indian system of medicine) with multi-fold benefits, specifically to improve memory and intellect by specific action (Prabhava). Medha means intellect and/or retention and Rasayana means therapeutic procedure or preparation that on regular practice will boost … Continue reading Nootropic herbs in Ayurveda & TCM
Small intestine bacterial overgrowth (SIBO) & TCM
If you experience significant improvement in IBS symptoms after administration of antibiotics, or experience constipation and worsening of IBS symptoms upon increasing the amount of fiber in the diet, and experiences worsening of symptoms upon taking a probiotics, or and using proton pump inhibitor medications for heartburn.
Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome
What are probiotics? Probiotics are organisms that live inside of all of us, and on us, that provide beneficial function for our health, regulate our immune system, our mental wellbeing, and are vital for our survival. There are THREE different TYPES of organisms: Beneficial, Commensal, & Pathogenic. An imbalance in the microbiome (Gut) can lead … Continue reading Probiotics, prebiotics, postbiotics, microbiome, our bodies & the soil microbiome
What is a Doctor of Traditional Chinese medicine?
Just as Western medicine has been influenced by European philosophy, so has Traditional Chinese Medicine been influenced by the Ancient Chinese philosophy of Taoism. In order to properly understand Traditional Chinese Medicine, it is necessary to understand Taoism. It is impossible to understand TCM from a western medicine, or western philosophical starting point. Taoism is a system of sciences, not a religion.