Acupuncture consists of the gentle insertion and manipulation of fine, filiform needles into specific points on the body to ease pain and has shown to be effective in the treatment of specific health concerns. Acupuncture does this by stimulating key points along channels (or pathways) that form an energetic network throughout the body. Depending on the treatment style and area of the body, needles may barely penetrate the skin or they may be inserted deep at points.

The goal of acupuncture is to bring the body back into a state of health by correcting the imbalances at the root of the disorder.


Cupping refers to an ancient practice in which a cup is applied to the skin and the pressure in the cup is reduced (by suctioning out air), so that the skin and superficial muscle layer is drawn into and held in the cup. In some cases, the cup may be moved while the suction of skin is active, causing a regional pulling of the skin and muscle (the technique is called gliding cupping).

Cupping has been documented for thousands of years, on all 5 continents, for medicinal use. It is great for relieving stagnation of body, expelling toxins, relaxing muscle tensions, for pain relief and for lung disease such as cough, asthma and common cold.


Moxibustion is the ancient art of heat therapy. The leaves of the plant Mugwort (Artemesia Vulgaris) are grounded up and either rolled into a solid stick, and burned indirectly over specific acupuncture points or channels. The heat increases the circulation of blood and promotes healing. The volatile oils in the herb are also known to increase white blood cell counts and boost immunity.

It is excellent modality to prevent and expel cold and flu, replenish energy, promotes circulation, stop bleeding, and strengthen the immune system.

Auricular seeds

Ear seeds therapy uses the micro-system of the ear, which links to all the energetic pathways, organs and body parts of the body. Auricular therapy has been used very successfully for drug and alcohol addiction. It helps to ease stress and anxiety disorders, affect hormone balance and block pain receptors naturally without side effects of pharmaceuticals. Seeds stay in the ear 3-5 days after treatment.

Electro Stimulation

Electro Stimulation is a form of acupuncture where a small electric current is passed between pairs of acupuncture needles. According to some acupuncturists, this practice augments the use of regular acupuncture, can restore health and well-being, and is particularly good for treating pain.

Herbal medicine

The use of herbal remedies dates back thousands of years throughout all cultures. It is extremely safe and gentle and is used as preventative care as well as a treatment of diseases. Many conventional pharmaceuticals originated from a single active ingredient of a herbal plant. Scientists’ goals are to identify the active ingredient of a plant, isolate it, and produce it on a large scale in a laboratory. On the contrary, herbal medicines, which may contain 3 to 20 different ingredients. The combinations of different components are more powerful and also less harsh on the digestive system, through the presence of the others. Chinese herbs consist of many natural substances, from bark, flowers, roots, leaves, twigs, minerals and animal products. Herbs are generally prescribed in powdered, capsule, or tea pill form. Each herbal combination is designed to address specific conditions.

Questions answered

Is Acupuncture Safe?

Yes! In fact, acupuncture is considered one of the safest medical procedures. Acupuncture is a minimally invasive treatment that has no known dangerous side effects.

Is Acupuncture Painful?

No, acupuncture should not hurt if done correctly, although an ‘energetic current’ sensation, tingling or slight numbness or ache could be felt momentarily.