Monthly Archives: March 2014

Can tiger balm help with varicose veins?

In response to the above enquiry. Tiger balm is an ointment similar to mint that eases headaches and muscle tension. Another similar liquid is the White Flower Oil. For varicose veins, any ointment that can stimulate blood flow and relax … Continue reading

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Nerves and paralysis

In response to the enquiry: “Will nerves regenerate and still leave paralysis.” In general, nerves do not die in paralysis. One good example is the phantom limb. Pain associated with the phantom limb can be eased by tricking the mind … Continue reading

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Long grain, short grain, heart burn

In response to the enquiry about long grain rice, short grain rice and heart burn. Long grain rice has less starch. Short grain rice has a lot of starch. When I was a kid, left over short grain rice was … Continue reading

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Gangrene and antibiotics

In response to the statement: “Gangrene will not go away, infection caused by taking antibiotics.” One of the major drawbacks of antibiotics is that they suppress immunity. External infections cannot heal with a suppressed immunity. Although antibiotics are designed to … Continue reading

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Some Common Chinese folk remedies

Some Common Chinese folk remedies Chinese folk remedies are known as “pian fang”, which means “side formulas”. They are not medicinal prescriptions. Traditional Chinese medicinal prescriptions do not include food ingredients except for roasted ginger which is actually not edible. … Continue reading

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Arms turning purple

In response to the comment: “heart surgery, arms turning purple”. Arms turning purple indicates there is dying blood accumulating in the blood vessels in the arms. Blood not being pumped forcefully by the heart to the arms is a possibility. … Continue reading

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Can you treat burns with zheng gu shui?

In response to the above. NO !!! DO NOT TREAT BURNS WITH ZHENG GU SHUI ! Zheng gu shui is a muscle relaxant. It burns the skin. On any kind of open wound, it will burn like hell! REPEAT: ON … Continue reading

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