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The Month of the Monkey

The last time that you ate at a Chinese restaurant you may have looked at the place mat and read about your personal life challenges and luck described according to what year you were born.  Many know the Chinese zodiac year that they were born in and wear the badge of being born an ox, … Continued

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TCM QUESTION – WHAT IS GUA SHA?

Question #14  WHAT IS GUA SHA?  (pronounced Gwah-Shah) “Gua” means to rub. “Sha” is a flush skin color or red marking that occurs during the process of rubbing. “Gua Sha”, often called “scraping therapy” could also be called “spoon massage” because a porcelain Chinese soup spoon is a common tool used to rub acupuncture points … Continued

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From The Pharmacy @ The CAC

CHINESE HERBAL MEDICINE from The CAC: HERB BLEND #4 “The Pharmacy” at The Chinese Acupuncture & Herbology Clinic on Montford Avenue is the oldest and one of the largest Chinese Herbal Medicine pharmacies in the Southeast. IN PHOTO: If your Acupuncturist or Chinese Medicine Doctor says you have a blood deficiency, they might prescribe you:  … Continued

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What are Meridians?

  TCM Question #6 ☀️ WHAT ARE MERIDIANS?  The ancients of Siamese (Thai) culture recognized these as ‘sen’ lines.  Ancient yogis who established Ayurvedic medicine referred to these energetic channels as ‘nadir.’  Traditional Tibetan, Japanese and Chinese physicians called them ‘vessel’s or ‘channels’. Traditional Chinese Medicine practitioners referred to them as what we now translate … Continued

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