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Meet the Practitioner – Dr Jacqueline Heng (TCM), Eastential Chinese Medicine

WHAT IS TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE TCM encompasses both acupuncture and herbal medicine. It treats the body holistically so we see patterns in signs and symptoms. We take into consideration the four seasons, diet and lifestyle so everything comes into play – as opposed to just treating the main complaint. When you visit your TCM practitioner [...]

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Winter and Traditional Chinese Medicine by Jacqueline Heng

The cold, wet and windy change in Melbourne weather signals the arrival of winter.  As we head deeper into the colder months, we find ourselves increasingly spending more time indoors. There is a need for more rest and sleep and a noticeable decrease in outdoor activities.  Winter represents the most Yin aspect of the four [...]

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Autumn Blog by Jacqueline Heng, Eastential Chinese Medicine

As the cool crisp air of autumn mornings and warm afternoons begin to be apparent, we will start to shift our diet, and prepare our body and mental state to help us transition into cooler temperatures and shorter daylight days. Adjusting to the ebb and flow of the changing season can be challenging to some [...]

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