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The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

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Physical Aspects Related to The Lungs

In the world of Traditional Chinese medicine, the lung is probably the organ whose TCM functions overlap the most with its Western functions. Respiration, the immune system and the skin are all systems heavily influenced by the lung, both in acupuncture and in Western medicine.

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Massage Therapy for Cold Season

Cold and flu season is in full swing, and you know what that means, it’s time to stock up on tissues and those over-the-counter medicines you normally use to combat the nasty little germs trying to bring you down this winter. But, did you know that booking a massage therapy appointment can be just the perfect way to stay healthy

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Don’t Miss This Event on the Winter Solstice!

What’s all the buzz about essential oils lately? They are not new!  They are powerful ancient plant medicinals!

Can something so pure and natural be fast acting and highly effective?  ABSOLUTELY!

One drop of Certified Pure Therapeutic Grade essential oil is enough to affect every cell in your body in as little as 30 seconds.  Join us for a free

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Fighting Flu Season with Acupuncture

While the flu is actually not a season, we have become programmed to think of it as the months of November through March. On average, the flu hospitalizes thousands every year, especially the young and elderly. There are also a number of deaths related to the flu, mostly due to people already having compromised immune systems.

The flu, also known

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Try massaging this point for nausea!

This acupuncture point is commonly used for nausea due to upset stomach, morning sickness, motion sickness, etc.  There are magnet bracelets that instruct you to wear them in such a way that the magnet faces this point.  Use acupressure on this point to help with any type of nausea.  You can also try food therapy for nausea by making a fresh

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Kiss Sick Goodbye – Using Acupuncture to Boost Immunity (Wei Qi)

Kiss Sick Goodbye

Along with frequent acupuncture treatments, here is another way to boost your immunity in order to stay well through spring.

You can begin by taking astragalus throughout the winter. This is an herb that is revered for its first-class immune support. It is also useful if you feel tired, weak, or apathetic.

Modern research suggests that astragalus

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Acupuncture for Cold and Flu – Recipe for Vegan Cold Buster Tea

Food therapy is an excellent means of boosting one’s immunity.  It’s important to listen to your body and to know when the immune system is under attack.  Start boosting your immune system within the first 24 hours of the onset of symptoms of the cold or flu.  Acupuncture combined with food therapy and supplements can reduce the severity and duration

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Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t?

Germ Theory: 101

Viruses, germs and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. According to Chinese medicine, they do not cause disease. When a certain organ system is already weak and unable to resist outside invasion, it is therefore prone to attack by

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