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What is acupuncture and how does it actually work?

What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is a complementary therapy where fine needles are inserted into points that are located all over the body. These can be acupuncture points that have a specific function (benefit sleep, calm the mind, etc.) or these can be local points around an area of trauma or injury. This therapy has been… Continue reading What is acupuncture and how does it actually work?

Five element acupuncture – Fire

As mentioned in the previous post there are four things that practitioners look for when trying to determine the 'Causative Factor' (CF) in someone - colour, sound, emotion and odour. These associations with the Fire element have been taken from classical Chinese texts. Colour It's not surprising that the colour associated with the Fire Element… Continue reading Five element acupuncture – Fire