Acupuncture is one aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine and dates back many thousands of years, being one of the oldest forms of medicine. Traditional Chinese Medicine views illness as a disharmony and imbalance within the body. Acupuncture is based on balancing this disharmony by inserting very fine needles into specific points on the body, to help regulate the energy flow also known as Qi. There are over seven hundred acupuncture points on the body.
Traditional Chinese Herbal Medicine
Chinese Herbal Medicine is one part of a larger healing system and one aspect of Traditional Chinese Medicine. Herbal medicine is primarily a plant based intricate and compounded therapy, which may include powders, pastes, lotions or tablets depending on the herbs and its intended use.