Every woman’s life is a beautiful complete cycle. It’s a whole, made up of asequence of intertwining life stages. The ancient Chinese text, Huang Di NeiJing tells us that a woman’s Qi, and specifically her kidney Qi, moves in sevenyear cycles. At the end of her first seven years, a healthy young girl’s kidney Qibecomes abundant, manifesting itself in the growth of hair and permanent teeth. At fourteen years old, this Qi or life-force, reaches it’s peak causing the onset of puberty. Hence we have a set of therapies using TCM to improve and enhance overall wellness for the female species.
Health concerns that affect women today are heart disease, breast cancer, osteoporosis, mental stress, depression, insomnia, weight gain, menopause, reproductive complications. In TCM, the meridians in the body together with the 3 key organs – kidneys, spleen and liver as the most vital in a woman’s body that requires to maintain free flow of Qi and if any of these channels is blocked, congested or deficient, problems like menstrual, infertility, hormonal imbalance, stress-related dysfunction will occur. This can be effectively treated by acupuncture and Chinese herbal therapies.