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Window of the Heavens Points

Window of the Heavens Points

There are many different classifications of points within Chinese medicine, some are commonly used and some less so. One of the more misunderstood classifications of points are the ‘Windows of the Heavens Points’. Unlike many of the other point...
Hubris and the plight of Ignaz

Hubris and the plight of Ignaz

Acupuncture has undergone a substantial transformation over the last century. Whereas for many years it was confined to the Far East, it has now spread across the planet, and is now so commonly practised that it is routinely prescribed within the modern healthcare...
Ghostly Points in Acupuncture

Ghostly Points in Acupuncture

Chinese medicine contains many remnants of ancient Chinese beliefs. These beliefs stem back to an age where the majority of people saw the realm of the living as only one plane of existence. This plane ran parallel to the realm of the dead. The sensible person learnt...
The Mingmen

The Mingmen

A fascinating aspect of Chinese medicine is it’s rich connection to the ancient beliefs of the Chinese people. It is part of the beauty of the art that the patient is seen in conjunction with his or her path through life and destiny as much as with regards to what is...
The Value of Skepticism

The Value of Skepticism

  These days, it is quite fashionable to be a skeptic. Atheism is probably more popular now than at any point in history and there are numerous skeptics societies, websites and magazines around the world. This trend seems to be particularly prevalent among well...