What You Must Know About Chinese Medicine:
More than a shot in the arm

Recently I conducted an informal poll and it quickly became apparent that most Americans (including those who receive acupuncture) have little knowledge about Traditional Chinese Medicine.

               And why would they?

It is an ancient system of medicine from a far away land based in a paradigm completely unfamiliar to us linear thinkers in the west! 

So in this blog series, What You Must Know About Chinese Medicine, ...

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Astragalus Radix

Chinese Medicine’s Potent Longevity Herb

Astragalus Radix, traditionally known as Huang Qi, is one of the oldest herbs in the Chinese medicine cabinet. Today it is quickly becoming one of the most popular herbal medicines worldwide.

Why all the attention?

Huang Qi is a powerhouse herb with numerous beneficial health properties. The Chinese understood the effectiveness of Huang Qi and for thousands of years they used it to treat general weakness and chronic illness and to increase overall vitality. Its traditional usefulness has ...

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