meridian

Knee beating with bamboo stick to clear blockages and reduce pain

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When I was down in Singapore, I had the chance to witness ….and being on the receiving end of a beating by a Chinese traditional healer using fine bamboo strips. Before the beating is done, the healer who first press on a few acupressure points to determine the cause of the problem. He would then [...]

Reflexology Chart of Various Parts of the Feet

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Here are diagrams of the corresponding organs with the areas of the feet. I have taken these pictures from a healer in Thailand- you can enlarge the picture by clicking on to it. Each section on our feet- from the side, top to bottom corresponds to certain parts of our organs. Of course, sometimes pain [...]

Acu cupping- releasing toxins and blood clots from the body

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I have been told about the benefits of acucupping by those who have tried it. A number of middle aged ladies refer this treatment as “release dirty blood”. They did not read about this treatment from books but try it through recommendation of friends and relatives and find it to be very effective. Basically, explained [...]

Numb Feet with Feeling of “Leaking Air” Sensation

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If you feel that your feet is numb with the sensation that air seemed to be flowing out from the middle point of the underside your feet, it indicates that your blood flow in your body is not well. The signs that blood flow is not flowing well can be seen when your legs and [...]

What it means if you hardly sweat and sweat is sticky

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Does your sweat have the following: You generally do not sweat a lot- even though you are quite active When you do sweat, it is sticky and it is unpleasant Sometimes, you suffer from rashes or a reaction akin to allergy reaction- it’s as if you are allergic to your own sweat Usually at the [...]

Acu cupping therapy to relieve lower back pain

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A friend of mine recently went for Acu cupping  treatment, a traditional Chinese treatment whereby certain meridian points and energy gateway of the body are activated.  Usually, it is believe that the dampness and wind are trapped in certain part of your body, blocking good chi and energy flow- and also bring about pain, especially [...]

Foods to Avoid if You Have Joint Pains or Arthritis

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If you suffer from joint pains (especially during cold weather), or any form of arthritis (such as osteoarthritis), TCM doctors would generally tell you to avoid these foods/drinks: 1. Coconut water 2. Any form of iced water 3. Tea, any form, especially the Ceylonese tea. But if you take oily dishes, you may have a [...]

Feeling tired and drained at the end of the day? Removing negative energies

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Do you find yourself feeling drained and tired at the end of the day? Something more like a zombie? Demands at work and associating with toxic co-workers or demanding bosses getting you down? Try these following suggestions that’s effective and pack a punch: 1. Bathing with salt water Fill a pail with water. Add a [...]

Future plans… moving into healing and exercise as medicine

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I have been spending the past few years researching and trying out ways towards better health. Starting with the obvious, exercising and trying to eat right.  But realizing something was missing then moved me to look for answers. And I learned about core strength. Developing core strength helps to reduce injury and makes the body [...]

Creaking Knee and Clearing the Meridian Blockages

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In traditional Chinese physicians generally believe that conditions such as osteoporosis, bad circulation, joint pains and creaking body parts are caused by chi or element imbalance. Chi flows to an invisible meridian channels. If a certain area is blocked- due to injury, lack of exercise, overuse or under-use of the body part, food intake (yin or [...]