London Low-Cost Acupuncture

The London low-cost acupuncture clinic at the Corner Surgery was set up in 2010 by Mark Kiely Lic Ac, MBAcC, BSc (Hons) in cooperation with the partners at this GP practice. Mark is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and is fully-insured for all therapies that he practises.

Mark works there twice a week… Continue reading

Asthma and Lavender

Asthma and lavender use to alleviate its symptoms is a well-known recommendation of western herbalists. I chose to try this out myself.

asthma and lavender treatment

Asthma and lavender treatment with an oil burner

Earlier in the year, I had a mild viral chest infection. I was able to fight this off with rest and taking a bit of… Continue reading


When contemplating acupuncture and acute febrile disease treatment, the main source from classical Chinese medical literature is Yi Tian Shi. He was a Qing dynasty physician working in the eighteenth century. Yi Tian Shi developed a theory of treating infectious diseases at a time when they were rampant in China. In his work Wen Re… Continue reading

Acupuncture Clinic in Camberwell Update

Following extensive building work, the low-cost acupuncture clinic in Camberwell is now offering extended hours.

low-cost acupuncture clinic in Camberwell

The low-cost acupuncture clinic in Camberwell is close to Camberwell Green, King’s College hospital, and Denmark Hill station

Following recent and extensive building work, hours have now been increased at the low-cost acupuncture clinic in Camberwell at the Corner Surgery… Continue reading


In 2015, the first Nobel prize for traditional Chinese medicine was awarded. In October of that year, the Nobel prize committee awarded one half of the 2015 prize in physiology/medicine to Tu Youuou of the China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences in Beijing for her “discoveries concerning a novel therapy against malaria”.

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year in London

Chinese New Year celebrations in London’s Chinatown

The Chinese new year begins on Friday 16 February. That puts it 47 days later than the new year according to the western calendar. This difference in dates can be highly significant, especially for those who like to make new year’s resolutions.

Let’s look at 1st January.… Continue reading


Acupuncture treatment prices at the Greenwich Natural Health Centre in SE10 will increase slightly in 2018 from £50 for a one hour treatment session to £55. The initial consultation and acupuncture treatment prices of £60 for seventy-five minutes remains unchanged.

This is the first increase in acupuncture treatment prices by Mark at London Acupuncture Therapy… Continue reading


Acupuncture needles are nothing like the hypodermic needles used by medics for injections and collecting blood. My experience as an acupuncturist is that any patient who is a little nervous prior to their first treatment is completely reassured and put at ease when I show them the acupuncture needles that I use.

Acupuncture needles are… Continue reading


Peppermint tea for GERD (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) is a commonly-tried method of symptom management. However, it is in fact strongly contra-indicated for this condition.

GERD, as it most commonly known, is a condition where contents from the stomach, notably acid, protrude up into the oesophagus. The mots noticeable symptoms are heartburn and acid regurgitation. There… Continue reading


The British Acupuncture Council is the main body representing acupuncture practitioners in the UK.

The British Acupuncture Council was founded in 1995 and today has just over 3,000 members, all of whom are subject to its rigorous standards of safety and competence.

The earliest bodies for acupuncturists in the UK were both founded in 1961… Continue reading

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