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Natural Solutions for Allergy relief

Natural Solutions for Allergy Relief Spring is here, and with it comes the dreaded allergy season!  Sneezing, itchy eyes, and that constant head-cold feeling can make enjoying the beautiful weather a struggle. Here at Healing with Zen, we understand the frustration allergies can cause. But here’s the good news: you don’t have to suffer in silence. Many people turn to conventional allergy medications, but these often come with unwanted side effects. Our approach focuses on holistic remedies and supporting your body’s natural …

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Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program

Choosing Your Ideal Detox Program As your acupuncturist in Pasadena, I’m always exploring ways to help you achieve optimal physical and emotional well-being. That often means venturing beyond traditional acupuncture treatments and delving into holistic approaches like detoxification and fasting. But with so much buzz around these practices, it can be hard to know where to start.  Today, I’m sharing my honest review of two popular detox programs: Standard Process’s Purification Programs and Prolon’s 5-day fasting protocol. Standard Process: As you all know, I …

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Trusted Whole Food Supplements for Growing Kids

Nurturing Little Lives:My Trusted Whole Food Supplements for Growing Kids As a mom of two wonderful kids, a dedicated acupuncturist, and an advocate of holistic natural living, I find immense joy in sharing my journey toward nurturing my children’s well-being. Today, I’m thrilled to open up about a crucial aspect of our daily routine – the whole food supplements that I firmly believe contribute to their optimal growth and health.  Please enjoy Nurturing Little Lives: My Trusted Whole Food Supplements …

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IRREGULAR CYCLES treated by acupuncture

Dealing with Irregular Cycles?

Do you have irregular cycles? According to Chinese Medicine, this means the body is out of balance. Irregular cycles and things to look out for: Chinese Medicine deems a normal menstrual cycle to be between 24-35 days, with an average of 28 days. The duration of menses should be between 3-7 days, with 30-50ml of normal menstrual bleeding. In addition to the cycle length and amount, Chinese medicine believes normal menses should be: red in color, not too dark or light; the flow should …

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Insomnia Relief using Chinese Herbs

Chinese herbs have been used to treat insomnia for centuries!        Insomnia, the inability to fall or stay asleep, is a common problem affecting many people worldwide. While there are numerous conventional treatments available for this condition, many people turn to traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) to alleviate their symptoms. TCM has been used for thousands of years to treat a wide range of health problems, including insomnia.        Chinese herbs have been used to treat insomnia …

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Chrysanthemum Tea

Chrysanthemum Tea Chrysanthemums are not just lovely flowers adorning gardens and floral arrangements. In many cultures, including China it hold a special place for their symbolism, beauty, and their remarkable role in traditional medicine. In this blog post, we will delve into the fascinating world of this magical herb, exploring its significance and remarkable benefits. In traditional Chinese medicine, we use chrysanthemum tea to cool the body and lower blood pressure. In addition it’s also: rich in iron Contains adequate levels of …

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Vitality Tea

Vitality Tea Our new Vitality Tea is made with Goji Berries, Jujubes, and Longan fruit.  This Fruity medley helps increase your overall health and well being. Drinking a cup of tea in the morning can be a great start to kick off your day!  Read below to learn more about these ingredients and see their amazing benefits.  Ingredients In Our New Tea Goji Berries: Tonic Fruit = Tonify the Qi Benefits:   Full of Antioxidants  Increases Metabolism  Can Help to reduce …

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Liver Detoxification

Yelp Review Yelp Review #49– Zen has helped me with improving my overall health and she’s so easy to work with. I’ve experienced great results with just a few appointments and her customized herbal treatments. I truly believe in the power of acupuncture and Zen is the best I’ve been to in my area. – Barbara V. (8/29/2020) How to Detox Your Liver The liver plays a huge role in Traditional Chinese Medicine. According to TCM, the Liver is the …

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Food Poisoning

Food Poisoning Case Study If you’ve ever experienced food poisoning, you know how miserable and debilitating it can be. But did you know that acupuncture is extremely effective at minimizing symptoms of food poisoning? It also helps harmonize and balance your digestive system, so it really gets to the root of the issue. In the video below, our healer, Ramy Saleh, speaks about a patient who was dealing with severe food poisoning including nausea, vomiting, headaches, & abdominal pain due to cramping. After …

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Bao He Wan: Herbal Digestive Support

Bao He Wan for Digestion  Bao He Wan helps digest food and clear food retention. It is known for promoting digestion, removing food stagnation, and harmonizing the stomach. In the video below, Ramy goes over what is included in this powerhouse formula, and how it may help digestive issues! If you answer yes to any of these questions: Have you been experiencing an upset stomach lately? Maybe you’ve been feeling bloated and sluggish, or maybe have had issues with nausea and cramping… …

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