Hi Guys, Dr. Travis Clarke (TCM) here. Goji berries are one of my favourite superfood snacks.  The nutritional and medicinal power of goji’s is such that they are actually classed as a “Superior Tonic Herb” in the Chinese medical tradition.  According to this tradition, regular consumption of goji is said to lead to a long, vigorous, and…

Parasites, the stomach and digestive problems.   I thought I would talk about internal parasites a little today. I have had quite a number of patients presenting in clinic over the past few months having been diagnosed with parasites after getting a stool sample conducted.   Two of the most common parasites found are Blastocystis…

Summer diet from a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Perspective.   According to TCM summer is the season of the big ‘Yang’ and belongs to by the fire element in five element theory. Yang in TCM represents heat and when there is too much heat in the body this heat feeds on body fluids and harms…

I recently enjoyed a holiday to Japan where I was introduced to the cultural ritual of onsen, or hot spring bathing, and I fell deeply in love with it for its restorative and health-giving benefits.   There are natural hot spring pools found all over Japan that are open for public or private use, but…

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