Acupuncture & Chinese Herbology combine to form the backbone of a complete medical system known as Traditional East Asian Medicine, also known as Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
TCM has been used to diagnose, treat and prevent illness for over 23 centuries. It can remedy ailments, alter states of mind, enhance recuperative power and immunity. Other aspects of TCM include diet, nutrition, Tai Qi & Qi Gong.
Traditional Chinese Medicine views the body as a dynamic, interrelated whole possessing a vital energy or life force called Qi (sometimes spelled “Chi”). Health depends upon the free-flow of Qi throughout the body. When dis-ease occurs, specific acupuncture points and herbs are chosen to re-balance the energy and allow the body to heal itself.
Practitioners licensed in California have undergone extensive training in TOM and passed an exhaustive licensing test. To maintain their license, they are required to complete 50 hours of continuing education units in every two-year renewal period.
Patients can experience the benefits of acupuncture, which involves the insertion of fine needles into specific points along the body's energy pathways, known as meridians, to restore balance and promote the body's natural healing abilities.
As part of acupuncture, we also provide:
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It is a natural and non-invasive practice that focuses on exercising and toning the muscles of the face and neck. By performing a series of facial exercises and massages, face yoga aims to improve blood circulation, promote collagen production, and enhance the overall appearance of the skin.
By the daily practice of a series of facial exercises, Face Yoga Method relaxes & tones facial muscles and lifts & firms the skin for a natural, non-surgical alternative to facelifts.
Herbal Medicine is a major component of Traditional East Asian Medicine or Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).
The effectiveness of herbal remedies is often attributed to the presence of active compounds in plants that can have therapeutic effects on the body. With its focus on natural remedies and individualized treatment approaches, herbal medicine offers a holistic and sustainable approach to healthcare.
Aroma Acupoint Therapy is a unique and integrative approach to healing that combines the power of essential oils with the principles of acupuncture. This therapy utilizes specific acupoints on the body in combination with carefully selected essential oils to promote balance and well-being.
By applying diluted essential oils to these acupoints, Aroma Acupoint Therapy aims to stimulate the body's energy flow, enhance circulation, and restore harmony to the body, mind, and spirit.