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What Does the 2017 Year of the Fire Rooster Mean for Your Health?
Happy Chinese New Year! It is always interesting to see what Chinese customs suggest about what we can expect from the coming year and the animal that is said to govern it. According to Chinese tradition, each new year is represented by a a different animal and a different element. The year 2017 is the […]
Chinese Herbs as Natural ADHD Remedy?
Attention-Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) is a mental disorder characterized by a pattern of inattentiveness, hyperactivity and/or impulsiveness. For children, ADHD interferes with a child’s natural growth and development and this makes identifying and administering the right treatment very crucial. Symptoms of ADHD vary from one person to the next. Some are affected by lack of […]
How to Use Chinese Herbs for Everyday Health
Simple ways to group and understand Chinese herbs so that you can incorporate them into your everyday health regimen! HERBS TO USE EVERYDAY Chinese herbalism can seem complicated and overwhelming to those of us who aren’t acupuncturists or TCM docs. But, there are some Chinese herbs that are inexpensive, widely available and gentle enough to be used […]
One Single Herb May Help With Weight Loss, Pain Management, Aging & Balancing Cholesterol and Blood Pressure Levels!
Did you know that cinnamon is one of the most powerful antioxidants in the world? It ranks #7 in its concentration of antioxidants of all foods, spies and herbs across the world! The polyphenols, phenolic acid and flavonoids in cinnamon work to fight oxidative stress in the body, the accumulation of which, can lead to […]
What is Cupping? and Why Trauma Liniments May be Better than Cupping for Athletes
What is Cupping? Why is cupping being used by American Olympic Athletes? We have all now seen multiple images of Olympic Athletes with large red round circles on their skin. These red circles are the result of having received cupping therapy. Cupping therapy is believed to have originated in Egypt some 5,000 years ago. It […]