Chinese medicine has several different healing methods which can help improve health. It is based on the idea of Qi (pronounced Chee). We can describe qi in modern terms as the bioelectricity which powers our bodies. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have been used safely for thousands of years. Chinese medicine treatment can help activate your body's natural healing ability by increasing and balancing your qi. In the body, qi flows through invisible energy pathways called meridians and it activates, warms and nourishes the body. When there is a blockage in the meridians, qi cannot flow freely and illness is the result.
Chinese herbal medicine has been used as a way of healing the body for thousands of years. The Chinese have identified and classified the properties of thousands of herbs and have learnt how they work to heal the body. In a formula the individual herbs bind together to make a substance which is much more powerful than the individual parts. Different herbs have a specific role to play in the healing process, addressing different objectives and directing the formula to a specific part of the body. Food has a powerful healing energy