Heal Skin Disorders With Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) believes that skin disorders are generally caused by internal disharmonies and environmental influences such as heat, wind, damp, dryness and cold. Once these imbalances are removed from the system, the skin naturally heals.
When treating skin disorders Care Cure practitioners take into account the type of skin eruption, skin colour, body temperature, diet, daily activities, climate and emotions that are associated with the problem. Details such as the onset, duration and frequency of the skin disorder as well as any other signs of imbalance in the digestive system, sleep patterns and the immune system are also examined.
Effective treatments for these conditions are acupuncture, acupressure, and herbal medicine. These therapies strengthen the immune system thereby decreasing skin sensitivity, releasing toxins, repairing and nourishing the skin, stopping infections and purifying the blood.
Treating skin conditions with Chinese Medicine is well worth the time and patience it requires. In general results are seen as early as one week into treatment but can often take a number of weeks to clear up completely. This is because we are balancing the body from the inside out rather than just masking symptoms.
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Zi Cao Gao - Purple Gromwell Root
Zi Cao Gao (Purple Gromwell root) is a soothing healing herbal cream that is used to treat a number of skin conditions. Derived from the arnebia plant, which is native to China, this soothing root herb is natural and gentle on the skin. It can take 12 months to create each batch as the purple gromwell soaks with other medicinal herbs and over time solidify's into a rich paste. It contains a substance called allantoin which speeds up the replacement of body cells, helping to reduce eczema and give external skin detoxification. It is particularly beneficial for people with acne, rash, eczema and itchiness due to unknown causes. Comes in a handy pocket size capsule.