In Chinese Medicine, the skin serves as a reflective indicator of one's internal well-being. In the case of acne, this disharmony becomes evident through excessive sebum production, skin inflammation, redness, and spots.
Chinese Medicine often links acne to imbalances with the Lungs. These imbalances are attributed to things like inadequate diet, excessive stress, demanding lifestyles, and digestive issues.
Traditional Chinese Medicine has been used for decades to help treat eczema, offering relief and improved quality of life.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) isn't a one-size-fits-all solution. It's all about personalisation. Each individual's eczema experience is different, and TCM practitioners understand this.
Gua Sha is an ancient Chinese healing technique that has been used for thousands of years. It involves using a smooth-edged tool to scrape the skin and promote healing, reduce inflammation, relieve muscle tension, and improve skin health. Let's dive into the history of Gua Sha and explore its benefits.
The five elements are the movement of five basic substances: wood, fire, earth, metal and water. The five elements reinforce and restrict each other.
In TCM, the five elements are matched to five organs: liver, heart, spleen, lungs and kidneys.
The term “on fire” is a folk term, also known as “excessive internal heat” or “hot air” and is explained by TCM theory as a category of heath syndrome. According to TCM theory, when the body’s Yin and Yang are out of balance and internal heat is strong, the body suffers from excessive internal heat.