A past golden world brought to life: A Chinese Tea Artisan reveals her ceremonial magic

Imagine the scene.  A tea artisan sits before you in beautiful ceremonial robe. She swills the boiling water thrice in the tea pot and dainty tea cups so as to warm the ceramics in preparation for the final pour. To her left is a musician playing delicate strains on the Chinese guitar – harmonious notes filling the room and creating the atmosphere More...

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By Mami Tsang On Monday, December 9th, 2013
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Winter Warming Treatment – Jade Bamboo Massage

As winter sets in Mami Tsang explains how the natural elements of jade and bamboo can tone and revitalize the muscles during massage The cold chilly temperatures can affect the body in various ways – blood More...

By Mami Tsang On Friday, July 12th, 2013
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How to use Asian techniques to relieve hay fever

In this week’s column head therapist Mami Tsang explains how you can gain relief from hay fever using a combination of diet and acupressure. Hay fever can be crippling and over the counter remedies sometimes More...

By Mami Tsang On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
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Have you tried Hanshin Yoku? The therapeutic benefits of Japanese half-body bathing

One of popular bathing methods in Japan is ‘Hanshin Yoku,’ which  literally means ‘half-body bathing’ , soaking only the lower part of your body, just below the chest. Why is it popular? More...

By Editorial On Monday, March 4th, 2013
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Mother’s Day Offers at Chi-Yu Spa

Mother’s Day is on the 10th March and to celebrate Chi-Yu Spa have created a special mother and daughter package Chi Yu Japanese spa offer Terms and conditions apply, please quote ‘girlpower’ when making More...

By Mami Tsang On Wednesday, February 27th, 2013
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The secret to Japanese beauty revealed – Camellia flower oil

How do Japanese women maintain beautiful clear skin and glossy hair? It’s all thanks to a secret flower oil. Previously a well-guarded secret in the Far East, camellia flower oil is now available in the west. Women More...

By Mami Tsang On Tuesday, February 12th, 2013
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Asian home remedies for colds and flu

Asian remedy to beat colds and flus – honey and ginger tea Mami Tsang: How to protect yourself from cold and flu using tried and tested natural Asian home remedies. With the recent cold weather, many people More...

By Editorial On Monday, February 11th, 2013
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Meet our new Health and Beauty columnist Mami Tsang

We are pleased to announce that Mami Tsang will be heading up the Health and Beauty column for MyAsianPlanet.com. Mami Tsang brings a wealth of experience, not only is she trained in complementary therapy she is More...

By Editorial On Thursday, January 10th, 2013
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Learn Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture

Fancy learning Traditional Chinese Medicine and acupuncture? Then head over to the Confucius Institute at London South Bank University (LSBU). They offer free mandarin classes starting next week plus Chinese culture More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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10% discount off all treatments at Chi-Yu Spa offer

READER OFFER 10% discount off all treatments at Chi-Yu Spa. 10% discount also applies to all products bought during treatment. Quote ‘My Asian Planet offer’ when booking. Offer expires 30/12/2012. Chi-Yu More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Chi Yu Spa Review: An Oriental Oasis in London

PLUS – EXCLUSIVE READER OFFER 10% OFF ALL TREATMENTS & PRODUCTS – see end. I will confess that I am a bit of an Oriental beauty spa addict. Well I use that term loosely as in the UK I havnt found More...

By Tuey Mac On Monday, November 19th, 2012
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Q&A with Mami Tsang

It’s Q&A time with Mami Tsang, founder and head therapist of top London Oriental spa Chi-Yu. We ask her what conditions can be treated successfully with complementary therapy and should Hot Stone Massage More...

By Tuey Mac On Thursday, October 11th, 2012
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South Korean Scientists say they kill cancer with magnets

In South Korea, scientists used a magnetic field to get cancer cells to actually self-destruct. The body removes old, defective, and infected cells through the process of programmed cell death (PCD), or apoptosis. More...

By Tuey Mac On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Green Tea kills Cancers and Tumours

Did you know that green tea kills cancers and tumours?As reported in The Telegraph : “The University of Strathclyde team made 40 per cent of human skin cancer tumours disappear using the compound, in a laboratory More...