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Category Archives: TCM

Chinese Medicine and Weight Loss

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by Dr. Jiao “Alex” Huang, MSc., D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are trying to lose weight, TCM is good choice for it. It is natural and effective. Increasing weight is caused from two sides which are exterior and interior. For example some people have this disorder since they were kids so we call it genetic disorder. […]

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Chinese Medicine and Lumbar Pain

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by Dr. Janice Brown, D.T.C.M., R.Ac. If you are suffering from low back pain, you’re not alone. Low back pain also known as lumbago or lumbar pain is one of the most common reasons that people lose time from work and seek medical attention. You may be experiencing lumbar pain for a variety of reasons. […]

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Spring is finally here!

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Spring is finally here! Or on its way here to Calgary… We will soon have flowers blooming, lots of sun lights, people wearing colorful clothes; all of which bring good moods and vibes to us. Hopeful thoughts on Calgary! 🙂 What Spring means in TCM? Spring belongs to our liver. This means that the liver […]

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Ren Shen (Ginseng) | Boost Your Energy

Name of Herb: Ren Shen ( Ginseng) Main Use: Boosting Qi (Vital Energy) Availability: Chinese Medicine Clinic, Chinese Herbal Store Description: Strongly tonify primary Qi, enhance digesting, stop diarrhea, tonify lung, stop asthma, generate fluid, stop thirst, it is commonly used for low energy or fatigue, chronic diarrhea or indigestion, chronic cough or asthma, or […]

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Herbs: Huang Qi (Astragalus) | Boost Your Immune System

Name of Herb: Huang Qi (Astragalus) Main Use: Boosting Immune System Availability: By prescription only Description: Tonify Qi, consolidate body surface,and promote urination.It is commonly used for patients has fatigue, frequently catching cold, profuse spontaneous sweating or edema.  Modern research has showed that Huang Qi(Astragalus)  is thatnumber one herb that has strong effect on boosting […]

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