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The CoronaVirus and Traditional Chinese Medicine

There is a lot of information going around the internet about the COVID-19. The most powerful thing you can do for your health is educate yourself. Do your research, question your findings and check your sources. This is your body, your health, your life. This post is a look into the benefits of how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) could be a potent boost to your immune system in conjunction with Western Medicine.

The most powerful thing for your health is to educate yourself.

How Can Ancient Chinese Medicine Apply to this Modern Disease?

TCM has been around for thousands of years. They have experienced trial and error of a multitude of diseases, illnesses, epidemics, injuries and more. Many textbooks that Acupuncturist study from are based on the discoveries of Chinese Herbal healing properties of herbs and formulas that healed people from illnesses as well as Acupuncture points to enhance the function of the immune system of the human body. This is before there were imaging machines like MRI's or CT scans. Before there was an option to do bloodwork or saliva tests or to offer anti-biotics or vaccines. The Chinese doctors of the ancient times observed the human body, observed nature, and discovered ways to help the body heal itself through food as medicine, Herbology and Acupuncture. Read on to learn more.

What Can You Do? Let's get the obvious out of the way:

  • Tip 1 Wash your hands

  • Tip 2 Cover your mouth

  • Tip 3 Avoid others who might be sick, and if you're sick--stay home

You can use BOTH Eastern and Western Medicine to Prevent Illness


  • Prevention is KEY

  • Support your immune system

  • Get regular Acupuncture

  • Take Chinese Herbs that boost your immune system

  • Use some of the following suggestions to be a participant in prevention


  • See your Primary Doctor to confirm that it is COVID-19 and not influenza

  • Stay home, try to not infect anyone else

  • Talk to an Acupuncturist to see if you can get Acupuncture to help boost your immune system

  • Schedule an Herbal Consult to see which Chinese Herbs might be right for you.

How Can Acupuncture Help?

Acupuncture is an ancient medicine which uses methods to engage the body's own healing systems. It's an way to not only boost the immune system and prevent illness, but can relieve symptoms.

How Can Chinese Herbal Medicine Help?

Chinese Herbal Medicine dates back thousands of years. This internal medicine specifically aids the organs systems of the body that might be out of balance.

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The most important thing you can do is prepare. Take action now to boost your immune system and give your body a chance to be able to defend itself. Using Traditional Chinese Medicine can be a simple an effect way to participate in your health.

Dr. Jacintha ‘Jaz’ Roemer LAc. is a certified Universal Healing Tao Medical Qi Gong instructor with over 16 years of Massage Therapy experience. As a Doctoral graduate of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine, Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbologist -- Dr. Jaz is also educated in a variety of massage modalities including Shiatsu, Thai Massage, Circulatory Massage and Tuina as well as her specialty--Chi Nei Tsang abdominal massage. Her office is located in the San Diego area where she lives, practices and offers courses.

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