Tag Archives: Chinese Traditional Cures

Chinese Dietary Therapy: Foods for Tonsillitis

Acute Tonsillitis Tonsillitis is a condition where a bacterial infection has caused not only the usual symptoms of sore throat, but the swelling and reddening of the tonsils in the back of the throat.  Western medicine would usually treat with antibiotics, and repetitive attacks especially in children often result in surgical removal.  This is known […]

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Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine on MedTalk

Last January 28, Dr. Stanley Chua and myself were featured on Solar News Channel’s show “MedTalk”.  It was actually already my second time on the show.  Previously though, the show lasted only a half hour.  Now, we had a full hour. Here’s the full telecast courtesy of YouTube (link) It was actually amazing how many […]

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Repost: “No Approved Therapeutic Claims” – Food “Supplements” vs Medicine

Originally posted on my first blog “Qi-Spot” on 20 June 2010. Article has been edited to reflect the time. A buzz topic now is the translation of the government label “No Approved Therapeutic Claims” into Filipino.  The term “No Approved Therapeutic Claims” was used for “food supplements” – a blanket term for nonpharmacutical company produced […]

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Top Five Chinese Medicine Books for Patients

Listy time! There are many books about Chinese medicine and acupuncture books out there.  My wife once joked that I have more books about them in my library than I do about western medicine.  Truly, they are indeed a treasure trove of knowledge.  There comes a time however, when I actually have to recommend books […]

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