Welcome to my website!
I have been practising Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in London for many years. I have obtained a BSc in TCM from the University of Westminster London. After graduation, I followed my special interests by attending various post-graduate courses particularly in subjects of fertility and cosmetic acupuncture. I am very passionate about helping people feel better and am still amazed and excited by the results. Feel free to browse through the following pages and don't hesitate to contact me should you have any queries.
Relaxation is who you are"
Chinese Medicine is a safe method of healing, dating back over 3000 years. Traditional Acupuncture works to maintain the body’s equilibrium by focusing on all aspects of wellbeing: physical, mental and emotional.
According to the traditional Chinese healthcare system, our health is dependent on the body’s motivating energy to move in a smooth and balanced way through a series of channels beneath the skin. This energy is known as Qi.
The flow of Qi can be disturbed by a number of factors. These include emotional states such as anxiety, anger, grief, as well as poor nutrition, hereditary factors, infections and trauma. When the Qi is unbalanced, illness may result. The acupuncturist's aim is to stimulate the body’s own healing response and to restore its natural balance.
Fertility was a subject of great interest for Eli. Research has found that acupuncture treatment can have a highly positive result on those trying for a baby and can actually aid the conception process. Women with fertility issues feel they do not have control over the time of conception. This makes them anxious and depressed. Eli has a treatment plan which incorporates acupuncture as well diet and lifestyle recommendations which have demonstrated excellent results over the years.
Eli Afshar is also a pioneer in Cosmetic Acupuncture in London. She is one of the few Chinese Medicine Practitioners in the UK to have completed a full time post-graduate degree in Chinese Cosmetology and Facial Acupuncture. Over the years, Eli has developed her signature rejuvenation treatment incorporating Facial Acupuncture, Derma Roller and many other techniques, which are combined according to the individual needs of her patients.
Cosmetic Acupuncture is a non-surgical method of reducing the signs of the aging process. It is a rejuvenation and revitalisation process designed to help the whole body look and feel younger. The treatment is based on the principles of Oriental Medicine and involves the insertion of hair-thin needles into particular areas of the face, ears, neck, hands, trunk, and legs along channels or meridians of energy called Qi. As well as focusing on particular areas of your face, the treatment will improve your overall appearance and bring out your inner radiance. Facial Acupuncture specifically affects the face while simultaneously treating the underlying factors that contribute to the aging process.
A 1996 report in the International Journal of Clinical Acupuncture reported that among 300 cases treated with Cosmetic Acupuncture, 98% had marked effects with just one course of treatment.
Eli's clinic is located in St John's wood, London NW8.