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EAT YOUR TREATMENT! Foods to add to your winter diet now

6 June 2018

With the changing of the seasons, especially the transition from warm to cold weather, many people become more susceptible to colds and flu. The great news is that Chinese medicine is equipped to deal with colds and flus at any stage. 'Let food be thy medicine, and medicine be thy food.'  Those are the famous words from the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates. Nutritional therapy, one of the pillars of Chinese medicine, contains a vast amount of foods for building up your immune system, preventing, as well as combating colds and flu. Here are some foods and herbs to help you stay healthy this cold and flu season:

What is TCM

31 May 2018

When it comes to holistic healing some of the oldest cultures in the world really did have it right. You’ve likely heard us talk a lot about Ayurveda as it plays a big role in our ethos and programmes here at Willow Urban Retreat. Alongside Ayurveda as a wonderful holistic healing system is Traditional Chinese Medicine, or as it’s know TCM.

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