Ward off Winter ills – seasonal, cold, or chronic disorders (only in December!)
Naturally support your immune function & prevent cold/flu!
Reduce the occurrence of hay fever, allergic rhinitis, asthma, or the onset of chronic bronchitis.
Traditionally, Winter Herbal Patch (San Jiu Tie) are applied on the coldest days of winter to strengthen the body’s yang (warm) energy during its lowest, thereby warming the channels & expel coldness. It complements and reinforce the effect of the San Fu Tie (Summer application). Clinical research shows that after 3 consecutive years of application, 80% of the patient experience reduced occurrence of cold/flu in the winter, and improved relief from allergy & hay fever during the spring season.
A moving picture is worth more than a thousand words. This is how the Winter Herbal Patch procedure looks like:
Who is this for?
Winter Hebral Patches are most commonly used by people with Asthma and Allergy. It is most ideal for treating and/or prevent common winter ills such as
- hay fever
- cold & flu
- allergic rhinitis
- chronic bronchitis
- chronic cough
It is suitable for individuals with a deficient and cold body constitution, who commonly notice aversion to cold, aversion to wind, or is prone to catching colds frequently during the winter cold seasons.
When will this not applicable?
- Children age 1 or less
- Heart diseases
- Sore throat
- Sensitive skin that prone to leave scars.
What is the cost and the actual treatment course like?
The treatment course are composed of 3 mandatory visit on the three coldest day of winter 2016. They are
- Dec 21, 2016
- Dec 30, 2016
- Jan 08, 2017
The total cost of the treatment is$105 plus GST which include the herbal patches, three sessions with Gary, one on each of the three specific date where he is going to adhere the herbal patches on the chosen acupuncture points.
What other specific details that I may need to be aware of?
It is expected at the site of herbal patch application show mild signs of inflammation. They are redness, heat, swelling, and pain.
The general application duration for adults is 2 ~ 6 hours, while for children it is 0.5 ~ 2 hours. To clean up any residue on the skin, please gently rinse with clean water and avoid cleansers that may irritate the skin. (Apply moisturizing, anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory cream as needed.)
Patient should refrain from strenuous activities, perspiration, and direct exposure to drafts or air-conditioning while patches are on the back.
Throughout the treatment course of the three consecutive sessions: cold, raw, greasy, and salty foods should be avoided as they may reduce treatment effect; cigarettes, alcohol, seafood, spiciness, taro, peanuts, beef and lamb should also be avoided to prevent stimulation of blisters forming.
For patients who are weak or chronically ill, the dosage should be lowered and duration should be kept shorter – special attention should be taken to observe any condition changes or adverse reactions.
For individuals who are allergic to adhesives, medical bandages or gauze can be used instead.
For some patients, the site of application may sometimes retain hyper-pigmentation and look slightly darker for a short period of time.
It is important to know that Winger Herbal Patches is not endorsed as a cure and please be aware that there may be underlying cause that continue to set off the condition. It is intended as a natural alternative treatment options to steroids and current medications; patients with chronic conditions currently taking medication should not replace their treatment abruptly and must consult their physician or health care provider before making adjustments.