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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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whole food supplements for growing kids

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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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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Healing with Zen, Acupuncturist & Herbalist serving Pasadena, Arcadia, San Marino, Sierra Madre and the San Gabriel Valley

Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.)

Struggling with S.A.D.? Seasonal Affective Disorder can be difficult and frustrating to navigate. Our moods and energy levels fluctuate with the seasons. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) understands these cycles but modern life does not. These days, you are expected to be active, productive and creative at all times of the year. There is no accommodation for a slow, quiet winter. According to TCM, this conflict causes stress, which can result in Seasonal Affective Disorder (S.A.D.). Seasonal affective disorder is a …

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Gymnema

Are you struggling to reduce your sugar cravings? Try Gymnema! If you have a sweet tooth, or just struggle to reduce your sugar cravings, this supplement might be helpful for you! Gymnema leaf contains Gymnemic acid, which binds to the taste receptors on your tongue that perceive sweetness. As a result, it makes sweet things taste a lot less sweet. It is great for promoting healthy digestion and weight loss! Gymnema contains Gymnema leaf, which provides anti-sweetness activity by suppressing …

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Digestive Issues

Digestion Relief With Acupuncture Prior to visiting Healing with Zen I had never received any acupuncture treatments. I’ve been seeing Vanessa consistently for 4 months for a range of issues such as chronic migraines and digestive issues. After consistent treatments I’ve had minimal symptoms and have been sleeping better with increased energy levels. I would recommend Healing with Zen to anyone seeking alternative treatments. Overall comments on service and treatment: -Very professional bed side manner and staff. Clean facilities. -Respond to correspondence promptly – …

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Traditional Chinese Medicine you Can Try at Home!

3 Traditional Chinese Medicine therapies that you can try at home! If you asked the average person how Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) keeps you healthy, they would probably answer that it uses acupuncture needles. That’s a good start! TCM is a complex understanding of how Qi, or life force, affects your health. Qi flows through meridians passing through points which can be used to regulate and control that flow. When the flow of Qi increases, decreases, or changes qualities, your health is …

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Which Supplements An Acupuncturist Takes & Why?

Which Supplements An Acupuncturist Takes & Why? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uI8KpyfIsE8&t=2s Licensed acupuncturist and herbalist Zen Tuan of Healing with Zen divulges her supplement regime and explains why she takes all of these items daily. Learn how herbs and whole food supplements can support a healthy lifestyle & well-functioning body!  What Supplements Does Our Founder Zen Tuan Take? In this video Zen Tuan Discusses which supplements that she uses in her everyday life. She also shares a little bit about whole food nutrition …

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Livaplex For the holiday season

Livaplex For The Holiday Season Why Livaplex For The Holidays As the Holiday season approaches. It’s more common than not to over indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion and to correctly digest fats. Therefore we recommend Livaplex. The liver is the body’s largest organ. It also performs more than 500 different functions such as: The synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, & proteins. Metabolizes and excretes of toxins from the body. …

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