Benefits of Eating Seaweed

The benefits of eating seaweed are many.  Seaweeds are highly nutritious and have a variety of useful properties: from treating all sorts of swellings and lumps, to coughs, eczema, weight loss, and fungal infections!  In this article I’ll highlight some top benefits of eating seaweed and even give you a delicious seaweed soup recipe to try. Continue reading Benefits of Eating Seaweed

Dampness in the Body

ice cream is very damp inducingIn Traditional Chinese Medical theory, excessive dampness is a major cause and consequence of disease.  What is dampness? There are two kinds, dampness external to the body, and dampness within.  In the body, its not exactly one pathogen like a bacteria or virus.  Rather, the term is generic and basically refers to all liquids and oils not adequately metabolized. Continue reading Dampness in the Body

Eczema Home Remedies

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is a skin inflammation.  The skin becomes unbearably itchy, red, dry and scaly, sometimes oozing!  Eczema is one of those problems where lifestyle choices (like diet) can make a huge difference in how badly you suffer.  Chinese Medicine with herbs and acupuncture does an excellent job in treating eczema but not everyone has the opportunity to get professional help, so in this article I will share the most important top tips for natural eczema treatment. Continue reading Eczema Home Remedies

Germans study Acupuncture for Easing Eczema

eczemaResearchers at the Technical University of Munich found that acupuncture after allergen exposure, appeared to soothe itchiness in cases of Atopic Eczema.  They also found that when exposed to an allergen after a session of acupuncture, there were less severe skin reactions. Continue reading Germans study Acupuncture for Easing Eczema