This Herb Almost Treats Everything!

White Peony Root Normally I am skeptical; strike that, downright distrustful of anyone or anything claiming that an herb, vitamin, or enzyme can treat “everything.”  In fact any product or person who says that a certain substance can treat a whole range of diseases automatically is doubted.  But this herb, the white peony is actually […]

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Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Modern Research Shows than an Ancient Herb Relieves Pain

Modern Research Shows that an Ancient Herb Relieves Pain Recent research from 2 January 2014 discovered a new pain relieving compound from the plant Corydalis yanhusuo.  The plant has been used for centuries in Traditional Chinese Medicine for relieving pain and increasing blood circulation.  The new compound, termed DHCB (dehydrocorybulbine), is effective in treating acute, […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

JAMA Research Shows that Acupuncture is Effective for Chronic Pain

JAMA Research Shows that Acupuncture is Effective for Chronic Pain A very large study from JAMA Internal Medicine in 2012 showed that acupuncture is effective in treating back and neck pain, osteoarthritis, chronic headache, and shoulder pain.  This literature review contained  29 randomized clinical control trials and consisted of over 17,000 subjects. Patients who received […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

This Acupuncture Point Treats Back Pain and Wheezing

This Acupuncture Point Treats Back Pain and Wheezing In western convention this point is known as LU 3 because it’s the third point on the “lung” channel.  In Chinese the characters are天府 which is Romanized as Tiān Fŭ and pronounced as “Tyan Foo”.  The point is found on the front of the upper arm, about […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Acupuncture Point for Asthma and Back Pain

Acupuncture Point for Asthma and Back Pain This acupuncture point is very effective in treating asthma, back pain, and hip pain. In western convention this point is known as LU 2 because it’s the second point on the “lung” channel.  In Chinese the characters are雲門 which is Romanized as Yún Mén and pronounced as “Yoon […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

The Two Conditions that Lead to Heart Disease and the Herb that can Stop Them

The Two Conditions that Lead to Heart Disease and the Herb that can Stop Them According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), every 39 seconds an adult dies from a heart attack, a stroke or other blood vessel disease.  The two main causes of these diseases are high blood pressure and high cholesterol.  68,000,000 […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Acupuncture Point of the Week- Middle Palace

Point of the Week: Middle Palace In western convention this point is known as LU 1 because it’s the first point on the “lung” channel.  In Chinese the characters are 中府 which is Romanized as Zhōng Fŭ and pronounced as (Johng Foo), you can hear me butcher the pronunciation in the video as I didn’t […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Herb of the Week- Hook Vine (Gōu Téng)

Hook Vine (Gōu Téng)   This herb is a plant that contains little “hooks” that are part of the plant.  In Chinese it is called Gōu Téng (pronounced like “go tung”) and the characters are 鉤藤.  The name means “hook vine.” Hook vine “extinguishes wind and alleviates spasms.”  It is indicated for convulsions, tremors, high […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Swansea Acupuncturist Recommends Article on How Acupuncture Works

Swansea Acupuncturist Recommends Article on How Acupuncture Works This article shows the physiologic mechanisms on how different nerve fibers are stimulated during acupuncture. http://www.healthcmi.com/acupuncturist-news-online/807-deqiacupuncture

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

 

Herb of the Week- Pinellia Rhizome (Bàn Xià)

Pinellia Rhizome (Bàn Xià) This herb is a common plant that is harvested in the later parts of summer.  It is toxic and it has to be processed to remove the harmful chemicals.  It can be used topically in its unprocessed form. In Chinese it is called Bàn Xià (pronounced like “ban shyah”) and the […]

SWANSEA ACUPUNCTURE
Eric Waltemate, DC, LAc (IN)
14 Park Place Suite A
SWANSEA, IL 62226
618.207.4445

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