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Posted on September 20, 2016

Revive Your Energy & Endurance, Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Sleep with Medicinal Mushrooms

Revive Your Energy & Endurance, Reduce Your Stress and Improve Your Sleep with Medicinal Mushrooms

Did you know that 40% of all pharmaceutical medicines use fungi? In fact, 10 of the 20 best selling drugs in the world use fungi. Many of us are familiar with Penicillin, sure, but most of us probably don’t think of this medicine as being powered by fungi and few of us know very much […]

Posted on August 10, 2016

What is Cupping? and Why Trauma Liniments May be Better than Cupping for Athletes

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 […]

Posted on July 24, 2016

Three New Teas for Athletic Conditioning

Three New Teas for Athletic Conditioning

Should herbal teas be considered an important part of an athlete’s overall training regimen? Our answer is a resounding, YES! Athletes put their bodies through a lot of stress. Recovery from the daily cellular breakdown of muscle fibers and connective tissue can very easily result in energy blockages and training impediments. Athletes must be careful […]

Posted on June 25, 2016

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

TCM Herbs for Chronic Musculoskeletal Pain

(Scroll down toward the bottom if you just wanna see which three formulas are available for this week only!) Chronic pain can often be caused by lack of blood flow and energy stagnation in the body as well as congestion/obstruction, inflammation and malnourishment according to Chinese Medicine. Internal and external Dit Da Jow formulas can […]

Posted on May 22, 2016

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Herbs that Improve Circulation and Promote Healing

Proper blood flow is essential to healing from chronic injuries and pain, trauma, sprains, strains and other musculoskeletal problems.  There are many Chinese herbs that improve circulation and promote healing. This article will teach us why blood flow slows or gets blocked, what happens when blood stagnates and what can be done to prevent blood […]