Hobsonville Acupuncture

What is Acupressure?

What is Acupressure? What is acupressure? Acupressure is the way to firmly press the key points of Muscles to heal the pain of a certain part by regulating the Flow of Energy in Human Body. Acupressure means that the word “Acu” means Needle and “Pressure” means heaviness to force to a certain spot on body-muscle […]

What is Cupping?

What is Cupping? What is cupping? Cupping therapy is an ancient form of alternative medicine in which a practitioner creates suction in a cup which had been placed on a patient’s skin for a few minutes, and by doing so, the extravasated blood under the area gets pulled up to right beneath the skin, accelerating […]

What is Moxibustion?

What is Moxibustion? What is moxibustion? Moxibustion Therapy (also called moxa) is an ethereal version of the traditional Oriental therapy using the mugwort herb (Artemisia Vulgaris) burned above your body’s acupressure points. It warms the acupressure points for whatever body concern you want treated giving increased circulation to those meridians. Moxibustion has been used in […]

What is acupuncture?

intlabnz Practice What is acupuncture? What is acupuncture? Acupuncture is an effective form of medical treatment that has evolved into a complete holistic health care system. Acupuncture is enables us to influence and treat the interior by using a synergy of points on the exterior aspect of our bodies.   Acupuncture promotes natural healing. It […]

What are yin and yang?

intlabnz / Practice What are yin and yang? What are yin and yang? In the Oriental perspective, given the importance of “taking everything as a whole,” all things are relative. A thing can be understood only in relation to something else. This is the essential idea behind the use of the terms yin and yang. […]

What is Qi?

WHAT IS Qi? What is Qi? At the core of this ancient medicine is the philosophy that Qi (pronounced [chee]), or life energy, flows throughout the body. Qi animates the body and protects it from illness, pain and disease. A person’s health is influenced by the quality, quantity and balance of Qi. How does Qi […]