What Causes Insomnia? A Look from a Chinese Medical Perspective

From a Chinese medical perspective, there are many reasons that could contribute to restless sleep and insomnia. With an increase in bad habits in modern society, such as irregular sleeping patterns, lack of exercise and an overall stressful life, people are now sleeping less and at a reduced quality more than ever. In this article […]

The Relationship Between Qigong and Healthy Skin

From a Qigong and Chinese medical perspective, there are two main areas that affect the quality of skin- the lung system and the digestive system. On the digestive side, people who eat oily, greasy, fried and fatty foods tend to have more oily skin and are prone to increased pimples and wrinkles, whereas those with […]

A Look Inside ‘Level 1 Spring Forest Qigong – SFQ Fundamentals’

For anyone interested in entering the world of Qigong under the Spring Forest Qigong (SFQ) system, the most important material for you to get started is undoubtedly the Level 1 book and CDs packaged together in what is known as SFQ Fundamentals. Within this package, the Level 1 book introduces the basics of Qigong theory, […]

Alternative Chinese Medicine – Lowering Blood Pressure with Qigong

One of the most common illnesses among people in the 21st century is high blood pressure. It is estimated that 1 in every 3 adults in the US have high blood pressure, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The center also states that money spent on to cure the disease exceeds over […]

Using Spring Forest Qigong to Improve Digestion

Many people struggle with digestion due to improper eating, lack of water and even due to lack of exercise among many other reasons. While solving issues related to digestion should be addressed in a comprehensive manner that takes into consideration your overall diet and lifestyle, there are some basic techniques you can use to aid […]

Chinese Folk Remedies for Treating Insomnia

Insomnia has already become a very common problem in modern society. Long-term insomnia can bring serious harm to people, such as a weak immune system, heart disease, obesity and diabetes, so it is crucial to treat insomnia sooner than later in order to maintain a healthy and balanced lifestyle. But what treatment methods are there? […]