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How Does Chinese Herbal Medicine Differ From Western Medicine?

Chinese and Western medical therapies and methods both have been developed over a very long time and both of these remedies are supported by the World Health Organization. Chinese medicine is a much older medical therapy that has been developed for over 2000 years. Western medicine isn’t quite as ancient as Chinese medicine although there are various cultures across the globe that did practice an ancient form of western medicine.   While both of these medical therapies are highly effective in treating medical conditions, they do differ quite a lot. Here is a quick look at the main differences between Chinese herbal medicine and Western medications. A Difference in Theory One of the biggest differences in these medical practices is the theory. Western medicine is evidence-based on scientific technology,...

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10 Herbs Used In Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chinese medicine has been used to help heal for centuries. One of the most common practices in traditional Chinese medicine is the use of herbal products.  Healing herbs are herbs that are used to help improve the body and overcome certain medical conditions.  We mostly associate herbal therapy with Chinese medicine specifically but in truth, these natural remedies are often prescribed by modern medicine. Lots of western medications are manufactured from plant extracts but unlike Chinese medicine, these medications often contain elements that are not quite as healthy for your body. Many years of research went into identifying herbs that offer medical benefits without any negative side effects. Today more than 300 herbs are commonly used in Chinese herbology. TCM experts need to study these herbs in...

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Can Chinese Medicine Help Treat Respiratory Problems?

Respiratory conditions such as Asthma, Hay Fever, Chronic Bronchitis and more can have a huge impact on your quality of life. These conditions place huge restrictions in your comfort and your ability to stay healthy or enjoy sports.  It is incredibly hard to go for a run if hay fever attacks cause you to sneeze and wheeze the moment you step out the front door. It is hard to enjoy life when you are constantly plagued by an asthma attack. And conditions like chronic bronchitis make it very hard for you to work out and stay healthy. These types of conditions don’t just affect your current situation. In the long run, they could have a huge impact on your overall health, on the way you look and feel and on...

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9 Things You Didn’t Know About Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine, also known as TCM is one of the oldest professions that is still practiced by many to this very day. And yet, not many people know much about this alternative treatment at all. A lack of knowledge is often what holds people back from trying this seasoned form of medicine that can help a multitude of ailments. Here are nine things you probably don’t realise about Traditional Chinese Medicine. Chinese Medicine Can Treat the Body Before Disease Occurs People usually struggle with the symptoms of a medical condition for a very long time before a proper diagnosis is made. In the time it takes your body to start telling you that something is wrong, your condition keeps worsening.  Chinese medicine isn’t a wonder treatment but...

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Can Chinese Medicine Help With ADHD

ADHD (Attention Deficit / Hyperactivity Disorder) is a very common disorder amongst children and many adults.  Children with this disorder struggle to concentrate, sit still or practice self-control. For some, the condition might be mild and many kids do advance in school despite struggling with concentration problems.  But for others ADHD can result in learning disabilities, reckless behavior that can be life-threatening and the condition often results in all sorts of other problems such as depression when children cannot perform in school, get any tasks completed or make friends. Today there are many treatments and remedies that you can try for ADHD.  But if you want a treatment or medication that doesn’t have any negative side effects on your child’s mind or development then you...

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Here’s What No One Tells You about Acupuncture

Alternative medical treatments such as chiropractic care, acupuncture, herbal therapy, and Chinese medicine aren’t elaborately advertised or marketed online like conventional solutions. As a result, there are many things that you might not know about these types of medical treatments, especially compared to the average knowledge you likely already have with regards to modern medicine. If more people knew about the extraordinary benefits of these alternative medical remedies, the world might certainly be a much healthier and different place. So many people wouldn’t have had to undergo painful surgeries or suffer from negative side effects of chemical medications. Instead, many would enjoy healing without relying heavily on pharmaceuticals alone. If you want to make a change in life then the best thing you can do right now...

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TCM – A Good Treatment for Fibromyalgia

Traditional Chinese Medicine is successful for treating a number of health issues without exposing your body to toxins, chemicals or any other medications that have negative side effects. Lots of people who receive this treatment for Fibromyalgia state that these ancient treatments are tremendously helpful for reducing the signs and symptoms of this chronic condition and eases life and everyday tasks tremendously. What Is Fibromyalgia? The condition isn’t life-threatening but can cause lots of discomfort and agony in your body throughout your life. Fibromyalgia is quite common. It is estimated that 2% - 10% of Australians suffer from the condition. The condition affects mostly women. Those that suffer from Fibromyalgia (FM) endure symptoms such as chronic pain, tenderness in their body, muscle stiffness, frequent fatigue and many...

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6 Chinese Medicine Facts You Never Knew

Chinese medicine is one of the oldest forms of treatment practised to this very day. For more than 3,500 years, people have benefited from these alternative health treatments and remedies and yet it is surprising to see just how little people know about these successful healing methods. In fact, few people even know that there is a good and reliable alternative to modern chemical medications. It is high time for more people to learn more about Chinese medicine and all the benefits of acupuncture, herbal therapy, diet therapy, and lifestyle advice and that is exactly why Evergreen CMC is now going to share a few facts about Chinese Medicine that you probably don’t know. 01. Successful For Treating Various Health Conditions These natural remedies and medications...

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Find Pain Relief for Arthritis with Chinese Medicine

Arthritis is a common joint disorder that results in inflammation of the joints. This disease is quite painful to live with. The inflammation in joints causes pain, stiffness and in many cases, bones and joints will start to grow out of place. There are quite a few different forms of arthritis and each of these forms has different symptoms. Gout, Ankylosing spondylitis, lupus, psoriatic arthritis, polymyalgia rheumatic, reactive arthritis, secondary arthritis, and juvenile arthritis are all variations of this terrible disease that often affects other parts of the body such as skin, eyes, lungs, heart, and kidneys. At present, there are no medical treatments to cure arthritis although there are many treatments available that can slow down the disease, improve symptoms and reduce inflammation in...

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Always tired? Beat Fatigue with Traditional Chinese Medicine

Chronic fatigue is becoming a major issue in our modern society. More and more adults and even children are starting to feel tired…all…the…time. Some feel tired because of issues such as insomnia; others feel tired due to poor diet or lifestyle decisions. And it is also not uncommon to suffer from fatigue despite following a healthy lifestyle and getting enough sleep.   Fatigue can result from quite a few different underlying issues. There could be a disharmony in your balance-energy, your body might not be able to absorb certain nutrients from food or some of your lifestyle choices might even be to blame for your fatigue. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is one of the best and only successful treatments for fatigue. This is because prescribed drugs...

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