Anyone who has watched American athlete Michael Phelps compete for a medal has probably seen those strange red circles lining his back and arms. Phelps’s use of Chinese cupping has definitely made it a much more popular choice in Traditional Chinese Medicine, but it has been used for centuries as an alternative non-invasive healing therapy.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) dates back over 2000 years and employs the use of natural and holistic methods for health. Compared to Western medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine is much more focused on disease prevention, while still minimizing current symptoms. The aim of TCM is to correct body imbalances as health is interpreted as an interaction
Mantra Wellness Centre utilizes Chinese Herbology to help our clients treat and prevent diseases and other health issues. In many of its forms, the use of Traditional Chinese Medicine can be traced back to the second century. The use of herbs and other natural ingredients is the basis of this ancient form of medicine. There