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3 Tips to stay Healthy and Fit the Chinese Medicine Way

Wednesday, June 26th, 2019
health Everyone is always trying to achieve their best summer body but ideal health can be difficult and stressful when we put our body through rigorous exercise and strict diRead More....

Echinacea, The Immunity Powerhouse

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Quick! What makes honeybees happy, blooms in cottage gardens everywhere and protects you against everything from allergies to cancer?  It’s Echinacea, also known as purple coneflower, and it’s our Product of the Month.

 

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Summer According to Chinese Medicine

Friday, June 8th, 2018

During the long days of summer, abundant sunshine and warm temperatures nurture the luxuriant growth and full maturation of plants. All around us gardens blossom and bear fruit.

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Spring According to Chinese Medicine

Wednesday, April 4th, 2018

Ancient Chinese Practitioners believed that the best way to avoid getting sick and to live healthfully is to be in harmony with the seasons.

It is now Spring, which is the season of growth, expansion, and change.

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Winter According to Chinese Medicine

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Ancient Chinese practitioners believed it was necessary to live in harmony with the environment and to follow the patterns of Earth’s seasonal cycles.

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Boost your immune system with Huang Qi (Astragalus)

Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

Winter is a time when we are more susceptible to getting sick; furthermore, we may take a longer to fully recover during this season.

Huang Qi

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Autumn According to Tradition Chinese Medicine

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

In Chinese Medicine, Autumn is associated with the metal element and the Lungs. During this season, plants are beginning to transition from the warm summer months (Yang time of year) to the cooler weather and months (Yin time of year).

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Cosmetic Acupuncture: Naturally reduce signs of aging

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Cosmetic Acupuncture seems to be appearing everywhere these days: from social media to magazines...maybe a friend is getting it done- and we are not surprised!

Learn how you can naturally reduce the signs of aging without botox or surgery!

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Seasonal Recipe: Summer Strawberry Spinach Salad

Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Want to switch up your weeknight dinners while getting healthy? Try this easy, acupuncturist-approved strawberry spinach salad recipe.

Summer is the perfect time to be eating salads and cooling fruits like strawberries. In traditional Chinese medicine, a big part of staying healthy is eating a good balance of foods to support what your body needs during various life stages, seasons, and while fighting ofRead More....

5 Cooling Yin Foods to Eat in the Summer

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Summer is coming! Balance your diet with these five cooling yin foods that you should be eating right now. Adjusting your diet with the seasons is a great way to maintain your health, according to traditional Chinese medicine.

Image of palm trees in summer

1. Watermelon

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