Neijing Tu

One of the most famous Daoist image: the Neijing tu (Chart of the Inner Warp), which maps the body as an “inner landscape” with mountains, rivers, paths, forests, and stars.

Neijing Tu, also Nei Jing Tu, is a 19th Century chart which alchemists use to illustrate energetic flows for use in nei dan practices, illustrating principles of nei dan, Chinese astrology, and cosmology. Associated with Xiujing Tu, the chart a read from the bottom up. Neijing Tu describes the inner body, while Xiuzhen Tu describes the external cosmology, including the lunar phases and internal organs as represented by associated animals. Continue reading »

The Five Elements

In Traditional Chineese Medicine the Five Elements are a very important factor and the concept holds many aspects including spiritual and philosophical. Dr. Wu’s focus is more on the physical aspect and how the Five Elements can help bring balance to your Qi and therefore bring you good health. Continue reading »

Facial Rejuvenation

We offer Facial Rejuvenation, the practice of focusing the treatments on improving skin quality. While it is common for skin tone and color to improve during the course of medical acupuncture treatments, facial rejuvenation focuses on removing wrinkles and blemishes, enhancing skin tone and looking younger. It has recently become more popular in the United States due its effectiveness without the possible side effects of more traumatic rejuvenation techniques.

Today, it is an effective non-surgical yet painless way to lessen the appearance of fine lines as well as deeper wrinkles. According to Chinese medicine, it improves circulation and stimulates the body’s natural anti-aging powers. Continue reading »