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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Acupuncture for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues

Looking for more acupuncture benefits to convince you to finally try it? Here it is! Watch our Founder, L.Ac. & Herbalist, Zen Tuan tap into some of our amazing treatment outcomes, specifically for Gynecological & Urogenital Issues https://youtu.be/o3mUqUNsS6w Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine are extremely helpful in treating women’s health such as fertility, regulating menstrual cycles, decreasing pain and discomfort. It has been proven effective in helping with urinary incontinence, hemorrhoids and other urogenital issues. When I found out I was …

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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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3 Tips for Insomnia

3 Tips for Insomnia https://youtu.be/sE2VakhSvT8 Do you have trouble going to sleep?  Or are you waking numerous times throughout the night and unable to go back to sleep?  Learn 3 easy at-home tips to combat insomnia from Zen Tuan, L.Ac. Acupuncture is a great way to help with insomnia because it de-regulates the sympathetic system, decreases inflammation in the body, and balances the hormones. Read more here.  Try Valerian Complex from Standard Process For Anxiety Relief…and use it as a …

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Echinacea, The Immunity Powerhouse

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.   Echinacea has been known for centuries to give the immune system a boost and give added protection to the upper respiratory tract – a fine ally to have in your corner as we come out of flu season and run right into allergy season. It’s also a …

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Acupuncture and Herbs Outperform Hormones for Menstrual Irregularity

Acupuncture and herbs outperform hormones for menstrual irregularity   The results of a new study suggest that a treatment of acupuncture and custom herbs offer significantly greater relief from menstrual irregularity and its associated symptoms when compared with conventional hormonal treatments.   In a study performed at the People’s Hospital of Zhangwu County (Liaoning) a combination of herbs and acupuncture outperformed hormone therapy for a group of 100 women with irregular menstrual cycles.   The women, aged 21 to 39, …

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Purification: The Perfect New Year’s Resolution

Purification Programs For many of us, the transition from one year to another brings more than just a change in the calendar year. January also inspires thoughts of improvement and new beginnings that can take shape in the form of your New Year’s resolution. Healing with Zen’s Purification Programs could be the perfect resolution for you.  Benefits of purification include: Restore energy Jumpstart Weight Loss Reduce Body Fat Balance Blood Sugar Balance Hormones Improve Cholesterol Reverse Aging Reduce Allergies Reduce Inflammation …

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Fight the Stress: Adrenal Health Supplements

Adrenal Health Supplements Are you constantly feeling stressed, overwhelmed, anxious, or constantly fatigued? It might be time to give your adrenals some support! Adrenal Complex is an herbal supplement to help support your adrenals so that your body will be able to relax easier and naturally.  Stress is an important and natural biological reaction our bodies have to be able to respond to stimuli quickly. When we get stressed, our bodies transition from a parasympathetic state (commonly known as “rest and digest”) to …

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6 Health Benefits of Ginger and How to Use it

Ginger: the next big superfood Keep reading to learn about the many benefits of ginger! Ginger has been used for many centuries as food and medicine. It contains natural oils, namely gingerol, known for its anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties, making it an effective natural remedy for nausea as well as several other conditions. Here are some ways ginger can help benefit your health and some ways you can incorporate ginger into a healthy diet. Health Benefits: Reduces nausea and vomiting …

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Zypan & Digestive Herbs to help with Bloating, Gas & Irregular bowels

Zypan & Digestive Herbs to Help With Bloating, Gas, & Irregular Bowels This product is great for those who tend to burp or experience acid reflux after meals. The stomach is the most acidic part of the body because it produces Hydrocholoric acid, which breaks down proteins upon consumption. With having a poor diet or a stressful lifestyle, our stomach may fail to produce enough Hcl to properly break down foods when we consume them. Because Zypan is made from …

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