Management of Dermatitis from a Chinese Medicine Perspective

 What is dermatitis? In medical terms, 'derm' refers to the skin, and '-itis' simply means that something is inflamed. So dermatitis is literally 'inflammation...

Why Chinese Herbal Medicine is Better than Topical Steroids for Children’s Eczema

According to the National Eczema Association, the prevalence of eczema in children in the U.S. is 10.7%. So, that's basically 1 in 10 kids...

The Benefits of Traditional Chinese Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a vast and comprehensive medical system that was first developed in ancient China more than 3,000 years ago. There...

The 5 Elements of Chinese Medicine – Earth

This is the final segment of the 5 Elements series - Earth. Unlike the other 4 elements of Chinese medicine (Wood, Fire, Metal and...

Tai Chi for Health

Tai Chi Chuan (or Tai Chi) is a Chinese martial art practiced for both its defensive and health benefits. The name Tai Chi Chuan...

EcDermaid Face and Body Spray: How Does it Work?

The EcDermaid Face and Body Spray provides fast and long term relief from symptoms of itching, redness, and dryness associated with eczema or dermatitis....

Herbal Spotlight: The Amazing Power of Ginseng Root

Ginseng, or ren shen as it is called in Mandarin Chinese, is an herb with many amazing properties. There are many different types of...

A Natural Remedy from the Dead Sea – Beneficial Mineral Salts

A Natural Remedy from the Dead Sea – Beneficial Mineral Salts The Dead Sea is an inland sea located in the Middle East, bordering the...

Herbal Spotlight: Psoralea (bu gu zhi) – A Treatment for Vitiligo

 Herbal Spotlight: Psoralea (bu gu zhi) – A Treatment for Vitiligo What is vitiligo? Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a skin disorder that causes the loss of...

Eczema and the Atopic Triad

What Is Eczema? Eczema or atopic dermatitis (AD) is a common condition that causes redness, extreme itching, scaling, flaking, and sometimes leaking of fluid...