Pate. When you hear pate, you might think to yourself “yuk” or personally, it reminds me of my grandmother. It’s … More
Author: Jane Ferguson
Fertility, acupuncture and Chinese medicine.
Fertility from a Chinese medicine perspective, encourages the production of a healthy egg, healthy sperm a to conceive a healthy … More
Our cycle & our immune system
Did you know that our immune system responds differently throughout our cycle? During our follicular phase, the first phase, our … More
Our skin & our menstrual cycle
Have you ever wondered why some days your skin is glowing and other days it’s dry full of breakouts? Our … More
Managing Meniere’s Disease
Early on, a big challenge that people with Meniere’s disease face is lack of information. It is a disease that … More
How to boost your man’s sperm with a delicious smoothie.
How is sperm made? Sperm are made in the male gonads (testes). These organs hang outside the scrotum as sperm … More
Maskne – acne/irritation from wearing a mask
2020…Here we are in Lockdown 2.0 with mandatory mask wearing and stage 4 restrictions. And now we have to deal … More
Postpartum hair loss
One of the things I love about Chinese medicine are the positive side effects. They include improved energy, sleep and … More
Anxiety is the most common mental health condition in Australia. 1 in 4 people will experience anxiety at some stage … More
It’s an exciting and glorious time, the arrival of a precious new born and can often be met with some … More
Physical activity and our menstrual cycle
Like one Chinese herbal formula or one acupuncture point does not work for everyone, the one-size-fits-all exercise plans do not … More
Too much fun in the sun?
Did you overindulge on the weekend? The following is one of our favourite overindulgence Chinese herbal teas. You can grab … More
When it comes to childbirth, we all want to have an easy, short, and healthy labour and delivery. While there … More
Spring: When you realise you’re allergic to all the things you love.
Spring has sprung. So have our allergies. Good news is that systematic reviews published up to January 2017 indicate that … More
Cosmetic Acupuncture is also known as Facial Rejuvenation. It is a safe, gentle and natural anti-aging practice to enhance beauty, … More
Bone Broth – Chicken Soup for the Soul
You know we love bone broth. It’s been around for a long, long time. Our grandmothers called it stock or … More
Menopause – how to stay strong, beautiful and sexy!
As women, we will have approximately 500 periods during our lifetime. Commonly a woman’s period starts between the ages of … More
Did you know that women on “the pill” are more likely to be prescribed an antidepressant?
At the clinic, I meet lots of young girls who have been put on the oral contraceptive pill (referred to … More
A yin yoga practice can serve as the antidote to our yang lifestyle
Chinese medicine (CM) dates back over 2000 years. It includes acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine amongst other things. Chinese medicine focuses … More
DIY Chinese herbal foot soak
Winter is here. It is the season of kidney and urinary bladder systems in Chinese medicine. The kidneys are strongly … More
Pareto principle = 80/20
According to Chinese medicine, health and longevity rely on moderation. This traditional idea of everything in moderation, including moderation itself, … More
How to strengthen your body to ward off any winter illnesses
Some Chinese Medicine tips and tricks: 1. Eat foods that are nourishing and easy to digest. Choose broth-based soups and … More
Did you overindulge on the weekend? The following is one of my favourite overindulgence Chinese herbal teas. You can grab … More
Let’s talk about sex… and baby making
As humans, many of us enjoy the connection experienced with our intimate partner through the act of sexual intercourse. If and … More
3 Chinese Medicine hot tips for alcohol consumption over the festive season.
Alcohol attracts a lot of attention. In Australia, we are known for binge drinking, European’s like to sip on it … More
R U OK?
Magpies are ready. Pollen is ready. Are you ready??? and R U OK? Spring is here. After a hibernation over … More
World Cup casualties
With the World Cup final fast approaching, combined with school holidays, people are gathering in parks to kick soccer balls. … More
Cheese and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS)
“Food is medicine, medicine is food.” Among herbal medicine and acupuncture, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) includes diet therapy as a … More
The community health care model aims to provide access to high quality and affordable services based on community needs. Community health care can improve the general health and wellbeing of a community. Research suggests there is a heightened benefit to creating opportunities for communal healing space. These benefits which include building empathetic capacity as well… Continue reading Community Acupuncture
Male pattern baldness
As men age, there is a progressive thinning of the hair on their head. This is known as androgenetic alopecia … More
Can you ‘ear me?
Can you ‘ear me? Let’s talk all about auricular acupuncture. What do Penelope Cruz, Swarovski crystals and stopping smoking have in … More
A fellow practitioner years ago told me about his sock revolution, where he went and bought 20 pairs of the … More