When our body is exposed to the variations in our environment, it stands to reason the components needed come from that very earth- welcome to Natural Medicine! Natural Medicine, often viewed as either complementary or alternative medicine is forged in what many in science have come to understand as common sense.
The human body like most species on our planet comprises 99% of these elements: oxygen, carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, calcium, and phosphorus. Only about 0.85% is composed of another five elements: potassium, sulfur, sodium, chlorine, and magnesium. All 11 are necessary for life. There are many more. Most of the elements needed for life are relatively common in the Earth’s crust.
Our planet has come well supplied with support for us. Seasonal eating, encouraging natural intake and reducing non-natural intake is our equation for health. Food is perfect in nature; it does not need heavy processing to make it into new food! The more processing our food is exposed to, the more the nutrients within it are compromised or eradicated. Then additional unnatural components are added to make it taste better, including sugar and artificial additives. Chemical cocktails we are served up every day at the supermarket. Do we sound passionate? WE ARE!
- Bone and teeth
- Nervous tissue (Brain and nerves)
- Connective tissue
- Body fluids (blood, lymph, Urine)
- Contents of the digestive tract, including intestinal gas
- Air in lungs
- Chinese medicine: Qi
One of the things that drew our founder Philippa to Chinese medicine was the use of plants, namely; herbs as medicinals.
When we assess Chinese Medicine, historically the relationship between this modality and body composition along with balanced health is a brilliant synergy. The key to successful medicine lies in its efficacy. A favorite Chinese saying states “Excellence is from experience.” Alternatively, as we like to put it: “The proof is in the pudding.”
Based on 5,000 years of practice and experiences Chinese Medicine has a strong foundation. Reflecting the classical belief that individual human experiences express cause and effect in the environment, a large part of the philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine stemmed from observations of disease and illness by Taoist physicians.
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