Should you detox in winter?

A lot of us feel motivated to undertake a detox at the beginning of january after the excesses of christmas!  However, the detoxes often include smoothies, juices, raw foods etc.  From a Chinese Medicine point of view, ideally you eat local food in season at any time of year to promote health and well-being.  What … Read more…

Preparing for birth

Top tips for birth preparation: We recommend that women have acupuncture on a weekly basis for the 3 consecutive weeks before full-term to prepare for birthing. Research suggests that these treatments consistently: reduce the average length of time in labour increase the chances of women experiencing a natural efficient labour contribute to reduced interventions in … Read more…

de-stress at your desk

I came by this article for ‘desk de-stressing’ as it makes reference to 2 acupuncture points. These can be stimulated by applying pressure (acupressure) to bring relief and calm. The location of the points are explained, and I tried them out, sitting at my desk, writing this blog! It works!! Try them out! http://www.acupuncture.org.uk/public-content/public-pr-acupuncture-in-the-news/4655-9-simple-ways-to-de-stress-at-your-desk.html