Herbology is the Chinese art of combining medicinal herbs. Herbology is traditionally one of the more important modalities utilized in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). Each herbal medicine prescription is a cocktail of many herbs tailored to the individual patient.

Treatment of Vaginal Yeast Infection with TCM

By Robert Chu, L.Ac. Many do not consider the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine for the treatment of gynecological disorders, which it is an excellent modality of treatment. A complete branch of TCM called fu ke (Feminine Study) deals with the ailments of gynecology, including amenorrhea, oligmenorrhea, menopausal syndrome, infertility, and sexually transmitted diseases. In […]

How might acupuncture work?

Acupuncture is one of the key components of the system of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM). In the TCM system of medicine, the body is seen as a delicate balance of two opposing and inseparable forces: yin and yang. Yin represents the cold, slow, or passive principle, while yang represents the hot, excited, or active principle. […]