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Top Things You Want To Know About Getting an Essential Oil Massage

Essential oil massages, also known as aromatherapy massages are some of the most luxurious and relaxing body treatments you will ever enjoy. These massages offer a huge variety of physical and mental health benefits and it is safe for all to enjoy. Anyone from tiny babies to seniors can enjoy a wide range of benefits from getting these massages. But what exactly is an essential oil massage and what are the most important things to know about them? Let’s take a look.  What Is An Essential Oil Massage? An essential oil massage is like an average deep tissue massage but on steroids. Instead of just massaging your body with a series of strokes and kneading techniques, massage therapists also add essential oils to the air and to...

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Useful and Interesting Tips about Herbal Treatments and Medications

Herbal therapy has been used to treat numerous medical conditions since the dawn of humankind. The right combination of herbal medicine taken at the right time can treat a great many conditions. But not everyone finds herbal treatments an easy solution because these natural mixtures can sometimes taste unpleasant and usually need to be taken consistently for months on end if you want to enjoy good results.  In this guide, we are going to take a look at some interesting things that can make it easier for you to stick to your holistic treatment.  What Is Herbal Therapy Herbal therapy is also referred to as herbal medicine or herbalism. This therapy involves the study of pharmacognosy and the use of medicinal plants to treat different medical conditions.  Herbal Medications...

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What Is a Hot Stone Massage and What Are the Benefits

In alternative medicine you will find quite a few treatments that are so lovely, you can hardly believe that these could possibly be medical interventions. Hot stone massages are one of these treatments that are designed for healing purposes but feel more like a luxury pampering session. These sessions are absolute musts for your bucket list and ideal for anyone who might be struggling with their physical or mental health.  What Is A Hot Stone Massage? A hot stone massage is quite different from your regular massage. These sessions involve placing a number of heated or cooled stones on certain pressure points of the body. Hot stone massages can be combined with other therapeutic treatments like aromatherapy, deep tissue massaging or regular body massaging.  The stones are mostly...

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The Benefits of Acupuncture

Acupuncture has been used for treating various diseases for over 3,000 years. If these treatments are applied correctly and at the right time, they can offer many health benefits or they can be used to target most medical problems. Lots of people seek out acupuncturists when they are suffering from back pain or muscle pain and these treatments are frequently used to treat chronic conditions, hormone imbalances, digestive issues, emotional disorders and many other conditions. When you go for an acupuncture session to treat a specific disorder or condition, you are very likely to also experience a great many other positive effects or benefits. Here is a quick look at the top benefits that acupuncture provides. Relieves Musculoskeletal Pain Musculoskeletal pain is a type of pain that affects your...

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The Signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and How TCM Can Help

Do you always feel tired and sleepy no matter how much rest you get? Chronic Fatigue Syndrome seems to be affecting more people with each passing year, it is estimated to affect about 250,000 Australians (Emerge AU).  The condition itself doesn’t seem too harmful but can have quite an impact on your everyday life and your work performance. Here is a quick look at some of the most common symptoms of this condition as well as advice on how TCM treatments can help you reclaim your life. The Signs of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) has quite a few symptoms. Here is a quick look at some of the most common signs that you might be struggling with this condition. Cognitive Issues Impaired cognitive functioning is a pretty...

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Reasons to Start 2022 with an Acupuncture Session

2022 is just around the corner and right now, the most important things on your mind are probably to plan for the festivities of the New Year’s party. But once things start returning back to normal, you will have to face all of the challenges in your life while trying to achieve all the new goals you have set for yourself this year. It can be tough to balance your current life and to work towards improvement. If new years’ time has been getting you down for quite some time then perhaps you should consider starting your year a little bit differently. An acupuncture session is one of the best sessions you should consider because it can have such a huge impact on your current and...

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6 Great Chinese Medicine Gifts to Offer Loved Ones This Christmas

The festive season is upon us and we are all excited to see what delicious treats family and friends will be bringing along when they come to visit. Tasty treats like cold ham and turkey, delicious barbecues, potato bake, trifle, Christmas pudding, and pavlova are only a few of the many treats to look forward to this Christmas. This is the one season when it is perfectly fine to go a little overboard in terms of unhealthy eating. But it is still a good idea to try to balance things out a bit with a healthy and natural Chinese medicine gift. Here is a quick look at healthy natural gifts everyone in your family will truly love. An Acupuncture Voucher Since an acupuncture session is probably the best gift in...

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Traditional Chinese Medicine Remedies to Help You Stay Cool This Summer

Summer is a favourite season for people who love to swim or get out into the sun. But not everyone is fond of this toasty season. A lot of people despise feeling all worn out and sweaty and hot days can make you feel angry, irritated, and bloated. If you don’t love summer then it is time for you to make a few lifestyle changes. The following traditional Chinese medicine remedies can help you stay cooler so you can also have lots of fun this summer. Drink More Water Staying hydrated is one of the most important serenity tasks to focus on during summer. If your body is hydrated, you feel better, more energetic, and healthier because all your organs can function efficiently and your liver and kidneys...

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How Acupuncture Can Improve Your Sleep

Inadequate sleep or sleep problems like insomnia is pretty common amongst Australian adults. A 2016 sleep survey by the Sleep Health Foundation found that about 33 – 45% of adults in Australia struggle to get adequate sleep and these issues are common in all age groups. A couple of sleepless nights don’t seem like a big issue but sleep problems can have a huge impact on your life and health if these conditions go on for too long. Sleep deprivation has been linked to health conditions like heart disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, stroke, and obesity. These conditions can also have an impact on your daytime performance and can affect your safety while driving or while working with dangerous tools or machinery. There are quite a few...

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Chinese Medicine Tips to Spring Clean Your Body

Laura Ingalls Wilder believed that: “Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat.” This saying might be aimed at spring but it is just as fitting for Chinese Medicine remedies.  Simple ancient health remedies are hard to beat because they have been tried and perfected over thousands of years.   Spring is the one season when most people are focused on cleaning their homes.  While it is good and healthy to spring clean your home, it is also important to remember to spring clean your body during this lively season.   Here is a quick look at some of the best tips to clean and refresh your body this month. Book an Appointment with Your TCM Practitioner Every person is unique and has their own set of...

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