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Welcome to my website.

The following pages will provide you
with information on my work and the
possibilities of Chinese Medicine ...


About me

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For almost thirty years, I have been fascinated by questions such as "What is dis-ease, what is health?", "What helps healing?" and "What keeps us healthy?". In search of answers, I first started to explore homeopathy intensively, then various other naturopathic treatment methods. In 2006, I first came into contact with Chinese Medicine and was quickly convinced that many of my questions could be answered there. 


For me, Chinese Medicine is not just a medical system, it is a way of life.
It is a coherent, independent and holistic system of observing and thinking, based on the idea that each part can only be understood in its relationship to the whole.


Therefore, I focus my attention on all aspects of being when questioning, observing  and examining my patients, thus taking into account signs and symptoms that are of little or no importance in Western medicine.

Life is a series of natural and spontaneous changes. Don't resist them - that only creates sorrow. Let reality be reality. Let things flow naturally forward in whatever way they like.




According to Chinese Medicine, the prerequisite for health and well-being is a free flow of Qi in a network of pathways called meridians, as well as a balance between the forces of Yin and Yang in the body. Accordingly, pain and other physical disharmonies are caused by a disturbed flow of Qi in the meridians or an imbalance between Yin and Yang. Therefore, the goal of any treatment is to balance the Yin and Yang aspects in the body and to restore the free, undisturbed flow of Qi.


With the therapy methods of Chinese Medicine, numerous complaints - including chronic ones - can be treated effectively alone or in addition to Western medicine. In line with the holistic approach of Chinese Medicine, the root of the disease is treated in addition to the symptoms.

Acupuncture & Moxibustion


By gently inserting fine needles into specific points along the meridians, the body's own healing powers can be activated, thereby balancing physical disharmonies, releasing blockages, and bringing body and mind into harmony.

Classical literature describes about 365 acupuncture points on the meridians, each of which has a defined therapeutic effect. In most cases, between five and fifteen needles are used during a treatment.


Moxibustion is the heating of areas of the body or acupuncture points with glowing moxa herb, which consists of the dried leaves of mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris). The aim of moxibustion is to expel cold and dampness from the meridians, the surface of the body and organs. In addition, it stimulates the circulation of Qi and blood in the meridians.

Moxibustion can be applied with a moxa cigar or by burning loose moxa in a moxa box or a moxa cone on an acupuncture needle.


Chinese pharmacotherapy

In Chinese pharmacotherapy, mainly plant parts are used, but also other substances such as minerals, for example. Today, of course, the latest scientific findings and the protection of species are taken into account.

As a rule, several herbs and substances are combined with each other in order to enhance desired effects and to cancel or weaken undesired ones. If necessary, the recipe is adjusted in the course of treatment.

Chinese medicinal herbs and substances are tested in Germany by the dispensing pharmacies for quality and harmful substances.

Western medicinal herbs

Like Chinese medicinal herbs, Western medicinal herbs have been described in detail for over 2000 years - for example in Greek, Roman, Arabic and medieval literature - according to taste, thermal nature and their effect on the body. 

Thus, Western herbs can also be classified in the diagnostic and therapeutic system of Chinese Medicine and used accordingly.


Cupping is an ancient treatment method that has been used not only in Chinese Medicine, but also in traditional Western medicine for thousands of years.

Cupping is used to move Qi, blood and other fluids throughout the body, to expel pathogenic factors and to remove stagnation within certain parts of the body. It is performed by using glass or plastic cups. If a vacuum is created in the cup, either by a special pumping device or by burning some cotton wool in the cup, the skin is sucked up into the cup.

Benefits of cupping include increased circulation, elimination of stagnant blood, sedation of the nervous system, stimulation of the digestive system, and removal of lactic acids and toxins from the muscles.  Additionally, cupping is also effective against depression, lethargy, anxiety, body aches, high blood pressure, and chronic joint conditions.

Medical Qi Gong

Medical Qi Gong is a set of particular exercises that are used specifically for the treatment of diseases and ailments. A specific form of medical Qi Gong is Xiang Gong. It is easy to learn because there is no need to pay attention to posture, breathing and the execution of the exercises. Moreover, no previous experience with Qi Gong is required.

Xiang Gong stimulates the flow of Qi along the meridians, thereby eliminating blockages of Qi. It reduces the heart rate and blood pressure, dilates the blood vessels, and enhances oxygenation of the tissues. The improved circulation helps to quickly remove toxins and harmful substances from the body. 

Xiang Gong is very effective in the treatment of asthma, allergies, blood pressure and circulation problems, sinusitis,  bronchitis, burnout, depression, exhaustion, joint pain, gynecological diseases including endometriosis, skin diseases, susceptibility to infections, headaches, migraine, chronic and postoperative pain conditions, back pain, insomnia, stroke, urological diseases, digestive disorders and muscle tension.


Praxis für Akupunktur und Chinesische Medizin

Helmstedter Str. 26 

10717 Berlin

M: 0170 2100 497


How to get there by public transport

U9               Güntzelstr., distance approx. 300 m

U7 + U9     Berliner Str., distance approx. 450 m


Street parking is available in Helmstedter Straße and the surrounding streets.

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