Acupuncture is the use of very fine sterile single use needles (the size of a hair) to stimulate certain points of energetic value that lay all over the body. Your acupuncturist will take your pulse and look at your tongue and take a full health history in order to determine which points are beneficial to you to induce positive change in your own body’s healing process.
Small sterilized glass cups are used to suction the skin on the body. Cupping is most often used to increase circulation in areas of pain and congestion as well as for cough and colds.
Chinese Herbal medicines are time honored plants and minerals that are used to promote balance and healing. There are over 4,000 of these substances in the Chinese Pharmacopoea and many of them have been used for hundreds and thousands of years. We are lucky enough to have access to these ancient healing remedies that offer us effective and safe ways to treat imbalance in the body.