Acupuncture in Crystal Palace, Upper Norwood, South East London
Acupuncture is a tried and tested system of Chinese Medicine, over 2,000 years old.
It restores and promotes good health and wellbeing by inserting hair-thin needles into specific locations. Accupuncture aims to treat both the symptoms and the underlying causes, rather than suppress the symptoms.
Acupuncture aims to stimulate the body's own healing response, to accelerate healing and help to restore its natural balance.
Chinese Medicinal Herbs
When you come for an acupuncture appointment your acupuncturist may suggest you could benefit from chinese herbs to complement your treatment and improve your health.
The biggest difference between Western and traditional Chinese herbalism is that herbalists don’t treat symptoms or diseases. They treat entire human beings, including their patterns of symptoms, Chinese herbal medicine has thousands of years of data to back it up. Throughout history, Chinese emperors worked to preserve and multiply the knowledge of the previous ages. That means today we have almost 2,000 years of clearly written records about how herbs and herb combinations work in different people.
Each prescription is customised especially for your needs by taking an in depth medical history. The medicine comes as a powder which is taken mixed with warm water.
Conditions which can be helped by Chinese herbs include:
- Anxiety, Allergies
- Autoimmune disorders
- Cancer treatment side effects
- Diarrhea and constipation. Dermatological skin conditions
- Digestion issues
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Immune system regulation
- Menstrual or endometriosis pain
- Persistent fatigue