Journal Articles

Acupuncture vs Botox by Sam Corban

Sam Corban

Foreword by Heiko Lade: This journal article was originally entitled Acupuncture vs Botox: How does Acupuncture compare to Botulinum Neurotoxin A for cosmetic purposes and was written by Sam Corban who became an New Zealand Register of Aupuncturists member in 2007 and wrote this article for the ... Continue Reading >>

Die Da Tang 跌 打 汤 Traumatology formulas – By Heiko Lade

Chinese herbs

Foreword: The basis of this article originally appeared in a past edition of the New Zealand Register of Acupuncturists Newsletter. This article is an educational article specifically for registered or licensed practitioners of traditional Chinese medicine and acupuncture. Patients seeking help with ... Continue Reading >>

The Origins of the Wu Xing – By Brian May and Takako Tomoda

Forward by Heiko Lade: This article originally appeared in the Journal of the Australian Chinese Medicine Education and Research Council, Ltd Vol 4:2, February 1999, and is reprinted here with the kind permission of the ex secretariat Steve Clavey, who is currently editor in chief of The ... Continue Reading >>

Post Natal Depression by Steve Clavey

Steve Clavey

Foreword by Heiko Lade: This article first appeared in the Newsletter of the Australian Chinese Medicine Education and Research Council, Ltd, August, 1997 Vol 3:1. It has been reprinted here with kind permission of  Steve Clavey, the former Secretariat of the Newsletter. Steve Clavey is well known ... Continue Reading >>

How to Manage Lower Backache That Does Not Respond to Kidney tonics- Translated by Steve Clavey

Xichang City Gate

Foreword by Heiko Lade: This article appeared in the Newsletter of the Australian Chinese Medicine Education and Research Council Ltd Vol 2:1 1996 and reprinted here with the kind permission of Steve Clavey, the former editor of the newsletter. The article itself is by Dr Zhao Fu-Guo, of the Sichuan ... Continue Reading >>

TCM for Antisperm Antibodies- Translated by Steve Clavey

Fluid Physiology and Pathology in TCM

Forward by Heiko Lade of The Acupuncture Clinic: This post was in fact originally 3 articles translated by Steve Clavey and appeared in the Newsletter of the Australian Chinese Medicine Education and Research Council, Volume 3:5 May 1998. It has been reprinted here with the kind permission of Steve ... Continue Reading >>

Acupuncture History: Wang Ji and the Zhen Jiu Wen Dui – Translated by Steve Clavey

The Lantern

Foreword by Heiko Lade: This article originally appeared in the Newsletter of the Australian Chinese Medicine Education and Research Council. Ltd Vol.2:1, July 1996 and has been reprinted here with the permission of Steve Clavey, the former editor. Steve Clavey is the author of Fluid Physiology and ... Continue Reading >>

Is Yoga an Effective Therapy for Lower Back Pain? – By Tonia Tikkun

Tonia Tikkun

Tonia Tikkun is currently completing a degree in Sports and Recreation at the Eastern Institute of Tecnology, EIT, in Napier, New Zealand. She has an interest in yoga, Ayurvedic medicine, Chinese medicine, acupuncture and the science of exercise to improve health and fitness. Introduction The ... Continue Reading >>

Chinese Herbs for Tiredness – By Will Maclean

Will Maclean Handbook of Patent Medicines

This Journal article originally was titled  All Tuckered Out- Approaches to the treatment of tiredness with Chinese medicine. Will Maclean is an internationally recognised author of acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine texts and is a sought after lecturer and speaker. Tiredness is one of the ... Continue Reading >>

Sperms of Endearment by Will Maclean

Spermatozoa and Chinese herbs

Where have all the spermatozoa’s gone? Male infertility accounts for approximately 40% of infertility cases. To be considered fertile, males need to deposit a minimum of 40 million sperm into the vagina to ensure a single sperm encounters an egg. The current standards (WHO) for male fertility ... Continue Reading >>