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How to keep your body cool and balanced in summer?

It is very helpful to know how hot and dry weather affects your body, so that you can recognise symptoms of overheating and keep your body balanced in summer. Especially in Western Australia, summers are hot, dry and windy with very little rain. The following organs and symptoms are most commonly affected by the hot summer weather. Which internal organs […]

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Why is your Spleen so important according to Chinese medicine?

Traditional Chinese medicine considers that the Spleen is one of the most important organs within our body. Many chronic and difficult health problems (such as oedema, chronic fatigue syndrome, insomnia, hair loss, iron deficiency, irregular periods, infertility etc) can be due to a disorder of the Spleen function. It is important to understand how the […]

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Pear and the Lungs in Hot, Dry Weather

First of all, I want to share with you a case which I treated about 10 years ago. A 3-year-old girl came into my clinic with her mother. The mother described to me her daughter’s symptoms: every hot-dry season her daughter’s bowel movements became dry and hard and she could not go to the toilet […]

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What does your abnormal stool mean?

In my clinic, when clients come to see me for a check-up we usually ask about the condition of their bowel movements. This is a very important question to ask during a traditional Chinese medicine consultation. Chinese medicine considers that stool is an excretion which can help ascertain the body’s health. Through this we can […]

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Eggplant and food stagnation

Eggplant is a vegetable which are usually purple in colour, some and long and round in shape and other are just round. Occasionally, you can buy white eggplants. Eggplant is a seasonal vegetable but it provides great nutritional benefit for digestion, especially food stagnant in the intestine, haemorrhoids and heat in the digestive system. 1. […]

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