Ever feel like even with diet and exercise, you’re still finding it hard to shed those extra kilos?
In the modern world of fad diets and slimming teas, we still find ourselves going back to the ancient wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). From herbal remedies to acupuncture, people turn to TCM for acute and/or chronic problems. But what about weight loss or slimming?
From a TCM perspective, weight gain is due to Qi deficiency which will affect functions in the body such as the slowing down of metabolism, thereby resulting in weight gain and water retention. TCM helps to deal with the underlying body condition which attributes to excess weight and restore balance to your body for a functioning metabolism.
It’s time to lose some fat and be on your way to a healthier you. We’ve rounded up 11 of the best TCM slimming programs in Singapore so you can kickstart your weight loss journey.
Note: This list is strictly not in order.
1. Slim Couture
Slim Couture’s signature slimming treatment, Divine Slim™, follows the principles of TCM to improve your metabolism and general health. What’s most unique about this all-natural weight loss program is that it does not use supplements, extreme diet and machines, guaranteeing quick and sustainable results. In fact, Slim Couture offers a money-back guarantee if you do not reach your desired weight loss results.
Contact Number: +65 6534 0747
Location:GSH Plaza, 20 Cecil Street, #02-05, Singapore 049705
Opening Hours: Mon–Fri 10AM-9PM | Sat 9AM-6PM | Closed on Sun & PH
How does pricking needles into your flesh to lose weight sound to you? Over at Aimin, its Shi-Style Weight Loss method is an acupuncture treatment for weight management developed by founder Dr. Shi Lidong. This slimming acupuncture has successfully helped thousands of people since 1999 to achieve their ideal weight while promoting health and wellness.
Contact Number: +65 6225 2321
51 Cuppage Road, #01-05, Singapore 229469
Kensington Square, 2 Jalan Lokam, #01-19/20, Singapore 537846
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10AM-8PM | Sat-Sun 9AM-5PM
3. Ma Kuang TCM Medical Centre
A name that many might be familiar with, Ma Kuang TCM Medical Centre began in 1999, and today it has over 20 TCM clinics and TuiNa centres island wide. Their experienced physicians will consult with you and assess individual factors like emotional health and endocrine function to formulate a personalised treatment plan. TCM weight management at Ma Kuang TCM Medical Centre can be done by herbal medicine, acupuncture, or TuiNa.
Contact Number: +65 6339 6580
Location: 21 locations islandwide
Opening Hours: Differ for each location
4. Xin Hua TCM Clinic
From fire cupping to Gua Sha, Xin Hua TCM clinic has various therapy services to maintain your general health and well-being. Their unique Xin Hua TCM slimming therapy consists of 2 methods: acupuncture slimming therapy and cupping slimming therapy. Each treatment session includes a slimming massage and Lymphatic Drainage wrap, which helps those concerned about weight-related illnesses and overweight conditions like sleep apnoea, gout, high blood pressure and more.
Contact Number: +65 6702 0228
Location: Amara Shopping Centre 100AM, 100 Tras Street, #02-13, Singapore 079027
Opening Hours: 10AM-9PM Daily
5. CMC (Chinese Medical Centre)
Forget about experimenting with diet plans and trying out new exercise routines. CMC (Chinese Medical Centre) offers Acupuncture slimming that can help you shed those stubborn belly fat by addressing the issue of excessive food consumption and regulating gastrointestinal functions, so your appetite is more controlled. Their slimming massage is also effective with other best TCM slimming treatments to provide desirable results.
Contact Number: +65 6332 3267
Location: 10 locations islandwide
Opening Hours: 10AM-8.30PM Daily
6. Love de Beauteous
Is losing 10 kg within just a few sessions too good to be true? At Love de Beauteous, that’s their promise! They specialise in body contouring and TCM slimming in Singapore, to help in losing weight without strict dieting or excessive exercise. Treatments will be customised to reach your ideal weight according to the roots of your body issues.
Contact Number: +65 6690 6073
Location: 177, Toa Payoh Central, #01-112, Singapore 310177
Opening Hours: Mon-Fri 10.30AM-8.30PM | Sat 10AM-7PM | Closed on Sun
7. Absolute Wellness
Their signature CSH therapy® program is a 3-step formula that uses a traditional Chinese approach: cupping therapy, scraping therapy and heat treatment to restore balance to your metabolism which is crucial in aiding weight loss. With this treatment, you can expect natural and long-lasting results without relying on supplements or medication.
Contact Number: +65 6509 9123
18 Cross Street, China Square Central, #01-115, Singapore 048423
181 Orchard Road, Orchard Central, #03-20, Singapore 238896
470 North Bridge Road, Bugis Cube, #04-23, Singapore 188735
Operating Hours: Mon-Fri 11AM-9PM | Sat 11AM-6PM | Closed on Sun
8. Great Wall Acupuncture Clinic
Established in 1977 and located in the heartlands, this clinic has vast clinical experience providing TCM treatment for post-stroke syndrome, chronic cough, male & female fertility issues, gynaecology, paediatrics and more. In their Weight Loss program, their TCM physicians will recommend diet and lifestyle changes according to the different categories of obesity such as age-related, hormonal imbalance or overeating. While facilitating weight loss, your overall medical and wellness needs will also be catered to simultaneously.
Contact Number: +65 6474 0869
Location: 75D Redhill Road, #01-114, Singapore 154075
Opening Hours: 9AM-9PM Daily
9. Annie Tiang TCM Singapore
Contrary to popular belief, it may not always be the case of the more you eat, the more weight you gain. TCM studies the relationship between having a healthy and well-functioning internal system and one’s overall wellbeing. With Annie Tiang’s TCM slimming program, it aims to treat the functioning of the whole body to promote an overall healthy effect on slimming.
Contact Number: +65 63446316
The Odeon Katong, 11 East Coast Road, #01-01, Singapore 428722
24A Haig Road, Singapore 438734
Opening Hours: 9AM-7.30PM Daily
10. Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic
At the forefront of TCM and wellness, Eu Yan Sang TCM Clinic is another name that most of us would have come across in the heartlands. Their weight management program uses two main approaches: Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medication to help you achieve your ideal weight. They also work in tandem to prevent weight rebound and relieve other weight-related health problems.
Contact Number: 1800 225 1887
Location: 20 locations islandwide
Opening Hours: Differ for each location
11. Natural Healings Chiropractor
Get the best of both worlds with TCM and chiropractic treatments at Natural Healings Chiropractor. The first in Asia to pioneer the Trigonal Health Program, it targets external and internal healing through three physical pillars of health – functional wellness, chiropractic care and healthcare supplements so the body can heal symmetrically across skeletal, muscular and cellular systems. Their TCM physicians are also able to carry out TCM slimming treatments like acupuncture to help in weight management.
Contact Number: Differs between outlets
Location: 8 locations islandwide
Opening Hours: Differs between outlets