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Leading acupuncture specialist for facial rejuvenation, pain relief, stress relief, fertility, fatigue, anxiety.
Based at Kensington, Chelsea, Harley Street Central London.Qualified as a medical doctor in Western medicine in China with a Medical degree from Beijing, China and a PhD degree from the UK. Many year research and clinical experiences

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Kensington: book online or call at 02030110355 or email at info@anamaya.co.uk
Address: Anamaya 1 Adam and Eve Mews, Kensington, London W8 6UG
2 min walk from High Street Kensington underground station

Chelsea: book online or call 02033623366

Address: Triyoga Chelsea 372 King's road, SW3 5UZ

20 min walk from Sloan Square tube station

Harley Street: for appointments at Harley Street (Fridays) please email at maggieacupuncture@gmail.com

Address: 4 Harley Street, London W1G 9PH

5 min walk from Oxford Circus underground station

My background: I became a qualified medical doctor in Western medicine in China and was well trained in Western medicine together with Chinese medicine in the best Medical University in Beijing, China. Particularly I was trained with Ji-sheng Han famous professor and neuroscientist in China and with Dr Zheren Xuan--famous orthopedics expert and founder of soft tissue surgery in China. Furthermore I had training in dermatology and oral and maxilofacial surgery in China. Also I had training in fertility and had research experiences in uterine smooth muscles and blood vessels in China and the UK. I am dedicated to treat patients with acupuncture and am recognised as one of the world leading acupuncture specialists.


I obtained a PhD degree in the University of Leeds in the UK.
I had post doctoral training and worked as a senior researcher in St George's hospital, London, UK.
I had frequently presented my research findings in the top international conferences in the field.
I have many publications including ebooks and articles.

I have many year clinical experiences. Over the years of practicing in London, I have developed unique effective treatment approaches for cosmetic acupuncture, acne, pain relief including vulvodynia, bladder pain, pelvic pain, chronic prostatitis, neck pain, headache, migraine, shoulder pain, back pain, stress relief, anxiety, fatigue, fertility, hot flushes, nerve pain, insomnia to achieve best treatment results.

My devotion and skills are highly praised by my patients.

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Guest blog articles and Reviews

Guest blog articles
https://anamayahealth.blogspot.com/2018/03/dr-maggie-ju-talks-about-vulvodynia.html

Reviews
M Ju. (2015) What Part Does Acupuncture Play in IVF?
The Journal of Chinese Medicine And Acupuncture Volume 22 Issue 1 March 2015 P21

Monday, 25 May 2020

Chinese Medicine stories : Lycii Fructus (Gou Qi Zi)

Lycii Fructus (Gou Qi Zi)

Lycii Fructus (Gou Qi Zi) is known as the wolfberry or goji berry, the fruits of Lycium barbarum and is used as a traditional Chinese herbal medicine and functional food in daily life.

In an ancient Chinese medical book <Tai Ping Sheng Hui Fang>, there was a story about Gou Qi (Lycium barbarum). A civil service officer went on business trip to Ning Xia province. He saw that teenage girl was beating an old man aged 80-90; the old man didn’t defend himself but accepted it by nodding his head. Then the officer went to ask why? The young lady said that this old man was her great grandson. Because he didn’t listen to her advice and he looked so old with grey hair and fallen teeth in such a young age; it was why she was beating him. The officer asked ‘how old were you?’ she said ‘I was over 375 year old’. The officer was shocked and asked why she looked so young? She said, ‘I ate Gou Qi everyday: young leaves in the spring, stems in the summer, fruits in the autumn, skin and root in the winter’. The officer was speechless.

In Song Dynasty, a famous poet Lu You was treated with Gou Qi Zi for his aged eyes and then his eyesight was good as normal. He wrote a famous poem to praise Gou Qi Zi porridge.

The earliest use of Lycium barbarum dried fruits as a medicinal plant was at around 2300 years ago. At Present, China is the largest world producer, mainly in Ning Xia province. The fruits are red and about 1–2 cm long. They are sweet in taste. Daily dose is 6-12 g. They attribute to liver and kidney. They tonic liver and kidney, strengthen the essence and improve eyesight.

In modern pharmacology, many health effects of Lycii Fructus have been confirmed.

1, Anti-aging: Lycii Fructus protects neuros from aging. This is because it has antioxidant effects reducing antioxidative stress, inhibits inflammation, inhibits abnormal differentiation of nerve cells, apoptosis glutamate toxicity, protects microvascular endothelial cells to protect neuros from damaging and degenerating.

2, Immune regulation and antitumour activities.

3, Other effects include liver protection, alleviating dry-eye syndrome, antidiabetics etc.

References

http://www.ningxiahong.com/content/details_49_840.html

Biomolecules. 2019 Sep; 9(9): 389.

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