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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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen & …

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Livaplex – for healthy bile production, bowels & digestion of fats

As Thanksgiving passes & the Holiday Christmas season approaches, it’s more common than not to over  indulge in sweats & treats! So during the Holiday season to help with constipation, indigestion & to correctly digest fats, we recommend Livaplex.       The liver is the body’s largest organ & performs more than 500 different functions including the synthesis & utilization of carbohydrates, fats, proteins, the metabolism and excretion of toxins from the body, and the storage of glycogen & …

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Flu prevention and Immune Support

Flu Prevention and immune support Fall and Winter is flu season.  Are you taking enough preventative measures to boost your immune system? Here are our favorite supplements and herbs to boost your immune system to keep you healthy through this season.   Congaplex Is a natural supplement that contains vitamins A and C, calcium, and magnesium. It is used for short-term support of  the immune system. We recommend taking this at the onset of symptoms to lessen severity and duration of your cold. Click here …

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Essential practices for Daily Stress

Keeping Stress at Bay Wellness is an all-encompassing term that is so important, especially when managing stress. We’ve already covered key ways in which we manage stress using Chinese herbal remedies, acupuncture, acupressure, and mindfulness. However, there are still several ways in which we can keep he stress levels low in our day to day activities. The key to stopping stress at its root is the mindfulness to release the stress each and everyday. This can be done in a variety …

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SP Detox Balance

Detox your body with SP Detox Balance Powder Toxins are everywhere! They are in the air you breathe, the food you eat, the water you drink, and the products you touch. Exposure to these toxins can overburden your system’s natural ability to detoxify! This can contribute to fatigue or difficulty sleeping, indigestion and other temporary gastrointestinal upset, food cravings and weight gain, reduced mental clarity, low libido, skin issues and joint discomfort. This is why at healing with Zen we offer two …

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