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Kampo: A Modern Japanese Medicinal System with Traditional Chinese Roots

By Jhena Waring What is Kampo? Kampo is a traditional Japanese herbal medicine system, used to treat chronic and acute disease alike. Its guiding principle is the balance of physical and mental health; body and mind. The body and mind are seen as inseparable, and health is achieved by balancing these two entities. Kampo Through …

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Ayurveda: The Holistic Intersection of Mindful Living and Eating

By Jhena Waring Ayurveda, translated to “science of life,” is a system of holistic medicine. It focuses on intentional living, through the cultivation of complete mind-body harmony. Dating back 5,000 years from India, it continues to be one of the world’s most powerful mind-body health systems. Navi Gill, a Vancouver-based Ayurvedic Therapist & Lifestyle Consultant, …

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