What your tongue can reveal about your health

The tongue is rather like a road map of what is going on in your body, it holds information about both your physical and emotional health. Let’s look at it in a little bit more detail.       Anatomy  – The tongue is a muscular organ covered in soft, pink tissue, the mucosa. Tiny bumps on the surface of the …

Acupuncture benefits patients with allergic asthma

Asthma is a major world health problem associated with significant morbidity and mortality. In China, herbal medicine and acupuncture have traditionally been utilised in the treatment of lung disease, including asthma. A recent article published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine (JACM) reveals that a large randomised controlled trial, involving patients with allergic asthma, found that an integrative …