About the Encyclopedia – Start Here


Welcome to the ChiSpree Wellness Encyclopedia!   This encyclopedia was developed to assist you in understanding what wellness is, to provide information on a variety of holistic methods and services that can contribute to a person’s well-being.   While many non-medical wellness based approaches have been shown to be very helpful in preventing and reversing […]

8 Keys to Understanding the Small Intestine & Digestive Health

Digestive Health

Acupuncture for wellness   1. The Physical function of the Small Intestine The Small Intestine is a semi-permeable barrier that has a basic function of sorting the food we eat into: •       Something to be used by the body •       Something to be passed out as waste. The outer […]

The Efficacy of Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine


Acupuncture for wellness   As of January 1, 2014, according to the Essential Care and Benefits Bill (passed by the state of California in April 2012) portion of the Affordable Care Act, every insurance (except Medicare, Medi-Cal and Tricare) company must cover acupuncture services for the treatment of pain and nausea, regardless if the acupuncture is dispensed by an M.D. […]

Get to the Point – Acupuncture


Acupuncture, a successful tradition   One of the treatment methods of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), acupuncture involves the stimulation of specific points by inserting a needle under the superficial layers of the skin. From the Chinese Medical perspective, the needling at these points is meant to regulate the body’s energy (Chi, Qi, or Ki), blood […]

Chinese Medicine: From Tao to Pow

Natural Medicine

“A Pathway to the Life You Want TCM, or Traditional Chinese Medicine, is a profound pathway to create the life you truly want to live, the life you were born to live. It’s a timeless bridge that can initiate and support change and growth in any and every life dimension: physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual. An […]

Ayurveda: “The Science of Life”


 Ayurveda is an age old traditional medical practice of India.   “Ayurveda means ‘Science of Life’. It deals with each and every aspect of human life. It’s first objective is to maintain the health and happiness while the next is to manage and restore the status of health and productive state of mind. Ayurveda offers […]