TCM Specialties, latest news and medical developments

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has formed a unique system to diagnose and cure illness. The TCM approach is fundamentally different from that of Western medicine. In TCM, the understanding of the human body is based on the holistic understanding of the universe, and the treatment of illness is based primarily on the diagnosis and differentiation of syndromes.

Our experienced physicians use TCM acupuncture, herbal medicine, massage, heat cupping, scrapping and exercise to stimulate the body’s natural curing power. These are beneficial in pain relief, restoring the vital energy of our body to fight against diseases, which will speed up recovery process. The physicians in our clinic possess a high level of expertise and are registered with the Singapore Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) Practitioners Board (TCMPB).

Latest TCM Resources and updates.

Online TCM Resources:

  1. World Health Organisation: Traditional, Complementary and Integrative medicine
  2. World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems: TCM Inclusion (Source: ResearchGate)
  3. World Health Organisation: Guidelines for Clinical Research on Acupuncture
  4. Huangdi Neijing:  The Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Internal Medicine  (黄帝内经) (Source: Wikipedia)
  5. Singapore Ministry of Health:  TCM Practitioners Registration & Guidelines (Click to visit Sg MoH website)

Online COVID-19 Resources & Videos:

  1. Handbook of COVID-19 Prevention and Treatment (Source: Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation)
  2. Singapore Ministry of Health – Important Circulars (Source: Singapore Ministry of Health)
  3. TCM and COVID-19: China conducting trials to test efficacy and safety of traditional herbal interventions (Source: Nutra Ingredients Asia / By Guan Yu Lim)
  4. COVID-19 Symposium: Epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 Infection (Source: Youtube)
  5. COVID-19 Symposium: Coronavirus History, Replication, and Immune Evasion (Source: Youtube)
  6. Can a face mask protect me from coronavirus? Covid-19 myths busted
  7. What happens to people's lungs when they get coronavirus?
  8. COVID-19: An Update on the Epidemiological, Clinical, Preventive and Therapeutic Evidence and Guidelines of Integrative Chinese–Western Medicine for the Management of 2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease

Selected TCM Articles & Publications:

Title Source (Click link to view)
What is Chinese medicine? John Hopkins Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine in the Treatment of Diabetes American Diabetes Association
1. Author:  Maggie B. Covington, MD / Diabetes Spectrum 2001 Aug; 14(3): 154-159.
Duke study: Acupuncture offers headache relief Youtube
Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicine Youtube
Acupuncture | Q&A Youtube: Johns Hopkins Medicine
Tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine Youtube
Research into Chinese Medicine | RMIT University Youtube


TCM Research Journals and Articles

  1. Systems biology approaches in the study of Chinese herbal formulae
  2. How Acupuncture Relieves Stress?
  3. Baduanjin exerts anti-diabetic and anti-depression effects by regulating the expression of mRNA, lncRNA, and circRNA
  4. Acupressure for Headache or Neck and Shoulder Tension
  5. Chinese herbal medicine for gout: a review of the clinical evidence and pharmacological mechanisms
  6. Effects of Chinese and Western Medicine on Patients with Dengue Fever
  7. The Role of Acupuncture in Cancer Supportive Care
  8. Acupuncture for the Treatment of Chronic Pain
  9. Naturally occurring anti-cancer compounds: shining from Chinese herbal medicine
  10. Acupuncture Combats Itch of Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

TCM Around the world (Source: Youtube)

  1. Acupuncture and moxibustion of traditional Chinese medicine
  2. Acupuncture and Moxibustion | TCM
  3. Research into Chinese Medicine | RMIT University
  4. Herbs that Clear Heat - Introduction to Chinese Herbology in TCM
  5. Points Review: Stomach Channel Acupuncture Meridian
  6. Downward Draining Herbs - Introduction to Chinese Herbology in TCM
  7. Herbs Review: Taste, Temperature, Channels
  8. Herbs that Tonify Yang
  9. Herbs that Warm the Interior
  10. Herbs that Tonify Qi
  11. Tools of Traditional Chinese Medicine
  12. Four Diagnostic Methods of TCM
  13. Points Review: Spleen Channel Acupuncture Meridian
  14. Herbs that Release the Exterior - Introduction to Chinese Herbology in TCM

TCM Research Journals and Articles

  1. COVID-19 Frontline: How TCM, western medicine contributes in treatment
  2. 23 recover from virus in China after TCM treatments
  3. Beat the coronavirus with your body energy
  4. Why Chinese medicine is heading for clinics around the world
  5. How traditional Chinese acupuncture could help fight cancer
  6. TCM may step in as antibiotics start to fail
  7. Skin food: How traditional Chinese medicine is driving millennial beauty trend
  8. TCM skincare treatments for acne, eczema and other common skin conditions



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