Chinese medicine is a 5,000 year old wellness based medicinal system. Of the many techniques practiced by Chinese medical practitioners acpuncture and Chinese herbalogy are the most popular.
Acupuncture was invented in India and developed in China. During a treatment disposable paper thin needles are inserted into points on the skin. This is done to redirect qi flow in the body. In Chinese medicine when qi is flowing smoothly the body is without pain. Acupuncture is deeply relaxing, and it is not uncommon for many patients to fall asleep during an acupuncture treatment.
Chinese herbology is natural medicine, meaning it comes from nature. Chinese herbs are substances like seeds, barks, dried fruits and leaves, etc. They can be consumed in many forms such as a tea, capsules, compresses or tinctures. Chinese herbs are often favored over western pharmaceuticals because they have fewer side effects and in addition to alleviating symptoms can tonify the body. Leaving the patient with positive side effects.
“As a result of the acupuncture, relexology and deep-tissue massage treatments which I have received from Ms. Auth, my balance has improved enormously.’
–Dr. Paul Greengard, Nobel Laureate