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About Eleanor

I received acupuncture at the NHS Gateway clinic over 18 years ago and was intrigued at how it made postive changes to my health. My interest in health and specifically Chinese Medicine began and I have been working and studying in the complementary health field ever since. I partook post graduate training in China after graduating from the University of Westminster in 2009 and am in my final year of a three year Nutritional Therapy diploma...

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a sophisticated system of medicine that has been successfully used for over 2,000 years. It is an intricate process of stimulating neurovascular nodes (acupuncture points) to regulate the flow of oxygen and blood through the circulatory system. Apuncture addresses both the symptoms and the root causes of illness...

Facial Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture  is a holistic Chinese therapy that aims to address all aspects of ageing and health. Historically, these treatments were used by the Emperor’s concubines in China to keep themselves youthful and radiant. Ultra fine needles are inserted into specific points on the face and body to stimulate energy and circulation in the skin...

Nutritional Therapy

Nutrition is a key aspect of our health and there are many ways to add delicious food and specific nutrients to our diet. I have studied nutrition from both an estern and western perspective. I am currently in the final year of a three year Nutritional Therapy post graduate diploma and am taking on clients in our student clinic for a reduced rate...

Needle Therapy Blog

Foods that tonify the spleen

In Chinese medicine, the Spleen and stomach are responsible for receiving food and transforming it into Qi and blood that is passed around the body, nourishing every cell. Overeating or undereating, eating erratically, c...
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Foods That Nourish Blood

The foods listed below nourish blood according to Chinese Medicine. If you have been described as blood deficient as a TCM diagnosis, try to include some of the foods listed below in your diet. Energy is needed to transf...
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Research in Pregnancy Acupuncture

The Safety Of Using Acupuncture During Pregnancy Park et al 2014, examined the safety of pregnancy through searching available electronic data bases for reports of adverse events. The authors searched the electronic data...
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Chinese Medicine: What foods should you eat?

What foods to eat for optimum health according to Chinese medicine Chinese medicine, like most traditions recommends eating foods that are in season. In autumn and winter slow cooked foods are necessary. They are warm, e...
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