Hsaio Yao Wan

Hsaio Yao Wan

Any discussion of Chinese herbal medicine invariably turns to the patented commercial formula, Hsaio Yao Wan, or Free and Easy Wanderer, a herbal formula for addressing excess in the liver and deficiency in the spleen-pancreas. This very common Chinese formula is for...

Car Crash Story

A postmedia news story in our local paper caught my eye recently, about a teacher from Ottawa whose car crash injuries have stayed with her for years, including the emotional angst and not just the physical pain. The story starts with the quote “you mean this...

Somatic Cueing

Okay, one more thing about HMR. The technique involves scanning the body, with hands that become more and more sensitive to energy. We learn that our entire history is literally there, in our muscular and skeletal structures and nerve plexes. Pain and even history of...

Stranger than Fiction, by far…

We were told a strange, but very strange story today in the advanced HMR workshop, one of the few real case studies we can talk about out of class, since the person involved went public in the media a few years ago. This was the story of a woman who led a life on the...