Want to stop smoking?

Acupuncture can help you stop smoking. The success rate varies depending on what you read, but on average it will be between 50 and 70 percent. This is a much better success rate than if you try to stop on your own.

Acupuncture targets both the physical and the mental nicotine addiction. When you stop smoking the physical nicotine addiction causes withdrawal symptoms, such as anxiety, nervousness, irritability, concentration problems, headaches, sweating, sleep disorders, constipation, increased appetite and the mental addiction.

Acupuncture affects most smokers in various ways:
– it increases the willpower to stop smoking
– they start to find that tobacco tastes disgusting
– withdrawal symptoms decrease.

Frequently, classic body acupuncture is combined with ear acupuncture, including the use of painless staying needles which remain in the ear for a couple of days. This will diminish the “desire for cigarettes”, the need for nicotine.

The acupuncture treatment will be started within 24 hours of the “stop day”. You need to plan this “stop day” carefully during a calm period in your life, and live consciously for this day. And this day does not necessarily need to be the 1st of January!

Usually, 3 to 4 treatments over a period of 3 weeks are enough. You will get your own treatment plan, depending on your “smoker profile”. It is very important that you yourself also want to stop smoking permanently. And of course acupuncture does not replace your own motivation and your perseverance.

Contact me for more information about the four-week programme “Start 2 Stop”.

Alchemical spaygyrics & gemmotheraphy

Chinese herbs

Treatments based on Chinese herbs have been proving their effectiveness on millions of patients for centuries. It is one of the most empirical medicines known worldwide.

Alchemical spaygyrics & gemmotheraphy

Gemmotherapy is a part of phytotherapy that uses leaf buds and shoots of trees and shrubs. The main effect of gemmotherapy focuses on drainage on the one hand and on the structure of the entire organism on the other.

One-day intensive retreat


Moxa is a technique from Traditional Chinese Medicine in which specific herbs are burned to heat acupuncture points and thus promote Qi flow.


Different types of moxa techniques are combined based on your complaints for deep relaxation and an invigorating/virtuous feeling afterwards.

Weight loss

We look at your nutritional habits, your exercise and the influence of your emotional life. According to Chinese Medicine, certain foods are healthy for one person, but not for another, depending on your constitution.

Nutritional advice

The taste of the food is associated with its nutritional value or toxicity. An unbalanced diet can cause disharmony that manifests itself through all kinds of possible symptoms.


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