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April 2019

February 2019

Dandelion: Detox with This Yellow Charmer

2019-04-12T22:47:20-05:00Categories: cleanse + detox, herbs, organ systems, tcm|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Dandelion: Detox with This Yellow Charmer Next time you’re in a wide open field, pasture or meadow dotted with beautiful yellow dandelions, know that these prolific little delights are not only beautiful, but packed with nutrition and offer a host of healthy benefits. Let’s explore this amazing flower. Dandelions are known as Pu Gong Ying [...]

Boost it With Ginseng

2019-04-12T23:01:58-05:00Categories: herbs, organ systems, tcm|Tags: |

Boost it With Ginseng Ginseng is said to resemble a human body in shape, and it has been used for years in Asia. Recently, it has become a popular item in Western culture. Many claims about this root have been advertised, such as its reputation for extending longevity and its use for stamina and endurance. [...]

December 2018

Handling Stress with Acupuncture

2019-04-11T21:17:42-05:00Categories: acupuncture, tcm|

Handling Stress with Acupuncture The dictionary defines stress in multiple ways, but there is only one that matters when we discuss how stress affects our physical bodies. Stress is defined as a physical, chemical or emotional factor that causes bodily or mental tension. Stress actually does have a function in our bodies, it’s the body’s [...]

September 2018

Patient Help Sheet – Respiratory Issues

2019-04-12T23:29:59-05:00Categories: herbs, nutrition, organ systems, seasons, tcm|

Patient Help Sheet – Respiratory Issues Our lungs are incredibly important. Without properly functioning lungs, we cease to exist. In the United States alone, nearly 200,000 people die every year from forms of respiratory disease. Respiratory diseases include both acute and chronic conditions, everything from the flu to emphysema. While many of these ailments can [...]

Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs

2019-05-01T17:05:45-05:00Categories: emotional health, organ systems, seasons, tcm|

Mental and Emotional Aspects of the Lungs As an acupuncturist, I am constantly assessing. Before my patients answer a single question, I am taking in cues as to what types of imbalances might be going on. In five-element acupuncture, the five major organ systems are the kidney, liver, lung, heart and spleen. When any of [...]

Healthy Eating for Fall

2019-04-12T23:22:18-05:00Categories: nutrition, seasons, tcm|

Healthy Eating for Fall season of fall brings cooler weather and shorter days. As with any season, the world adjusts accordingly. Plants begin to go dormant, animals start scrounging for food to help get them through the upcoming winter months and humans start winterizing everything. Sweatpants and hoodies become more commonplace and everything…EVERYTHING is pumpkin [...]

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