How Acupuncture Works

This article was posted Dec 30, 2008  and is from MADISON (MedStar) For more than four thousand years, the Chinese have used acupuncture to treat many ailments, like pain, stress, and even, addiction. Today, many …

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Acupuncture and Menopause

By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Women’s Bodies, Women’s Wisdom: Creating Physical and Emotional Health with Acupuncture. With the right diet, attitude, and Oriental Medicine menopause can be a time of a revival of energy and …

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Indigo Ointment May Help Treat Patients with Psoriasis

An ointment made from indigo naturalis, the Chinese name is qingdai. A dark blue plant-based powder used in traditional Chinese medicine, appears effective in treating plaque-type psoriasis. Psoriasis is a chronic skin disease for which …

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Acupuncture Eases Low Back Pain

This important finding appeared on WebMD Health News on September 24, 2007 – Acupuncture proved to be more effective than conventional lower back pain treatments in a new study, but it was no more effective …

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Moxabustion (Moxa)

Using Moxabustion (Moxa) in Traditional Chinese Medicine is a common practice. This technique involves burning the herb known as mugwort a safe distance from the skin to warm an acupuncture point. The Moxa plant, in …

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