The Textbook of Traditional Japanese Medicine Online Publication in English and Japanese

In the West, while the popularity of Traditional Japanese Medicine (Kampo and Acupuncture) is on the rise, availability of educational/informational resources on the subject is still limited.

Tongue Diagnosis

When you visit an acupuncturist, he or she will likely ask to look at your tongue, and patients often become embarrassed and say, “Oh, I should have brushed my tongue…” Please don’t!

Go with the Flow: Acupuncture for Painful Periods

As an acupuncturist, and when I ask women questions about a menstrual period; I often hear… “I have a terribly painful period but think it is normal…everyone seems to have…  I just take a couple of pain killer tablets and deal with it”