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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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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 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 on how to combat insomnia from Zen Tuan, L.Ac. In the video above, Zen shares 3 tips to help with insomnia: Acupressure at HT 7 (Shen Men): It is useful for calming the mind. Zen recommends pressure or rubbing the point before bed. Lavender oil can be used …

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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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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, had …

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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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Key ingredients to avoid (Part 2): Chemical Sunscreen

Chemical Sunscreen vs. Physical Sunscreen In this series, we introduce key ingredients you should avoid in your skin and body care and great alternatives to replace them. Today we’ll talk about sunscreens.  Licensed acupuncturist, Vanessa M. Ho of Healing with Zen explains why you should choose physical sunscreens for you and your family. Watch the video below or read the corresponding text.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4ZYhj97oh0&feature=youtu.be ♦ Sunscreen ♦ Welcome to the second part of our Web Series! Did you know that there are two different types …

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Turmeric Forte: Support Your Joints, Digestion & Liver

Turmeric Forte: Support Your Joints, Digestion, Liver & More Turmeric is one of the most known and used spices in Asia. And, it is no surprise that this spice is one of the most powerful herbs on the planet. In fact, Turmeric is known for its bright orange color and for being able to help with inflammation in the body. But, did you know that there are over 10,000 peer reviewed studies that prove its ability to do more? Interesting Facts …

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