The Rose

Love planted a rose, and the world turned sweet. Katharine Lee Bates Ah the scent of roses! Love and beauty and English country gardens. The rose however originated in China but of course is now grown worldwide with hundreds of different varieties. As well as a token of love and the subject of copious amounts […]

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Nourishing the Blood

A patient of mine recently asked if I could help her 17-year-old daughter. Probably due to medication for her epilepsy she had been having a continuous heavy menstrual bleed for about 3 years. (It is here I bite my tongue and make no comment about her consultant advising her to “just put up with it”!) […]

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PMT? I just want to scream.

When I first had acupuncture, my chief complaint was the uncontrollable, out of character, unbearable PMT that I experienced each month. My acupuncturist was interested in the way I described myself, in a word: ‘nasty’! I found that my life was being disrupted 2 weeks of every month. I would have 2 perfectly normal, happy […]

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