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Five Elements Acupuncture

Meet Samira Kazemzadeh and her unique approach to ageless ageing for the face and body.

Her treatments are known to be cutting edge and very powerful alternatives to our trusted facials and medical treatments.

Samira is a licenced acupuncturist (Lic.Ac) who apprenticed under Gerad Kite, learning extensively about the body, ageing and healing, Her client list holds some of the most exclusive names who really value her treatments. Her energy and intuitive nature make her services completely unique with results often seen immediately.

Samira is a renowned Five-Element Acupuncturist.

Samira is a renowned Five-Element Acupuncturist doing her utmost to help the people that seek her help to improve from all kinds of emotional and physical symptoms. In many cases, patients have told her that acupuncture treatment has completely changed their lives.

Gerad Kite is recognised internationally as an Acupuncture Master and a Fertility Expert. In his book, ‘The Art of Baby Making’, his knowledge and experience is distilled into a practical guide to help people create the optimum conditions to create new life.

Samira engages in continuing professional development to maintain the excellent level of care she is now renowned for.

Five-Element Acupuncture originated in China well over 2000 years ago, and has been passed down from Master to Student both through the study of texts and oral teaching. An unbroken lineage has maintained the transmission of an astounding body of knowledge of health, illness and the human condition.

Throughout the ages individual masters of acupuncture have developed their own style of treatment, incorporating new ideas over time. Five-Element Acupuncture, which is largely built on this oral tradition, eventually forged its path to Europe through key pioneers such as Jacques Lavier and Professor J.R. Worsley, the British founder.

Perhaps most important of all, when understanding the very heart and foundation of Five-Element Acupuncture, is the fundamental belief that many physical problems expressed and experienced by patients today are the product of emotional and spiritual distress as much as any physical cause.

Therefore, the aim of Five-Element Acupuncture is to isolate the cause of the complaint, to support and correct the cause, and within that process, for each individual to discover a greater sense of them Self. This helps the person feel at home in their own skin and gives the patient tools for life in order to implement any necessary changes, and to live life as fully and as consciously as possible.

As we may observe in the organic patterns of nature, health and longevity are the result for those who live and operate from their authentic Self.

According to ancient Chinese philosophy, the entire universe can be observed and experienced through the five elements as found in nature; Wood, Water, Fire, Earth and Metal.

In humankind we can observe these elements manifesting in many different ways: for example – five pairings of organs, five distinct emotions, sounds, smells and colours. Each organ of the body corresponds to one of the elements, which in turn corresponds to one of the seasons of the year. The elements they are the five distinct phases through which all things pass from their beginning to their end.

Wood represents our capacity to be born and grow and is associated with the season of spring; it rises up with vision and determination to realise the plan of growth and renewal. Wood gives us the structure and flexibility to create our lives with hope and optimism, overcoming obstacles and creating our path.

Fire gives us the capacity to warm and open and is associated with the season of summer. It gives us warmth, the capacity to love and to be loved. It enables us to mature and blossom and its function is to help us relate. Here we find our passion, our ability to feel joy in all our endeavours. Feeling emotionally protected by love we communicate with openness and honesty.

Earth gives us the capacity to receive and be satisfied and is associated with the season of late summer and a time of harvesting. This element gives us the ability to nurture ourselves and others. By feeling centred and grounded it enables us to understand ourselves and sympathise with others without losing our sense of self.

Metal gives us the capacity to see the quality and value of life and is associated with the season of autumn. It gives us our sense of self worth and a capacity to look at what lies beyond ourselves and the power to let go.

Water gives the capacity to find our inner power and deepest sense of self. It is associated with the season of winter, pausing in time to regenerate and gather strength. Water gives us the power to adapt and the will and drive to fulfil the potential given to us at birth.

The World Health Organisation endorses the use of acupuncture for a wide range of conditions.

Including: Backache, Headache, Migraine, Stress, Depression, Asthma, Insomnia, Arthritis, Irregular or Painful Periods, High Blood Pressure, Infertility, Eczema, Chronic Fatigue

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Frequently asked questions

Diagnosis involves looking at a patient’s constitutional and emotional make-up; their strengths and weaknesses.

At the initial consultation a patient will be asked about their main complaint and to give a full medical history. It is also important to mention at this point that we always have a good number of patients who present no particular health problems but are undertaking treatment to maintain their good health, and as preventative medicine.

The actual treatment plan will then be based around each individual’s needs, taking into consideration age, medical symptoms, general constitution and life circumstances. The treatment journey takes the patient from pathology to good health and through to accessing their full potential.

A common question asked is how long should a patient expect to be receiving treatment? A typical course of treatment would be a weekly appointment for four weeks, progressing to fortnightly and then proceeding to longer intervals as necessary. Obviously, individual cases vary, and some conditions may take longer to treat, and this will be explained at diagnosis.

Needles are used, but as Vogue magazine says, “there’s no need to fear needles when the results are this rewarding”.

Treatments are short and sharp, targeting key points to release the right energy for your element. After a few sessions, the acupuncture can feel like everything from a sharp, electrical burst, to a dull bruise-like ache, or you may just find you sleep better or find life that bit easier.

Each treatment is unique and the effects of the treatment are also different for each individual.

Results may be noticed immediately, or require a few sessions. Most people often describe a feeling of relaxation and invigoration after the treatment.

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