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Manipura – Solar Plexus Chakra

Located between our navel and solar plexus, the Manipura Chakra is our self esteem, confidence and self assurance. After overcoming the negatives of Svadhisthana  (2nd chakra),…

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Conception Vessel

The Conception Vessel (‘Ren Mai’) runs along the midline of the front of the body and forms a Qi circuit with the Governing Vessel which…

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Pericardium Meridian
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The Pericardium meridan originates in the middle of the chest where a branch descends through the upper, middle and lower burners (it is paired with…

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Swadhisthana - Sacral Chakra
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Swadhisthana – Sacral Chakra

Swadhisthana, the ‘residence of the self’ or Sacral Chakra is located in the lower abdominal near the base of the coccyx or tailbone. The name…

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Muladhara – Root Chakra

The Muladhara Chakra, or root charka, lies at the base of the spine (beneath the coccyx) and is where dormant kundalini resides. It is from…

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Birth interventions linked to long term health problems

Birth interventions, such as forceps, cesarean section and induction have been negatively linked to long term health problems for young children. The study, claimed to be…

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Triple Warmer Meridian

The triple warmer meridian (also known as the San Jiao, triple burner or energizer!) is paired with the Pericardium meridian. Yang in nature, it runs…

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Urinary Bladder TCM

The Urinary Bladder in TCM (UB) is a Fu (yang) organ paired with the Kidney. Similar to western medicine, the UB stores fluids but in…

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Gall Bladder TCM

The Gall Bladder in TCM is responsible for storing and secreting bile produced by the Liver. It secretes it into the Small Intestine to aid…

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Stomach – TCM

The Stomach in TCM is responsible for ripening and rotting of food. It is called the ‘sea of grain and water’. It’s function is digestion…

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