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Coronavirus and TCM: Staying Healthy at Home

  Navigating stay at home orders, working from home, schooling from home and the myriad other new things that are now a daily part of life is stressful. It can be easy to get overwhelmed with each new development and all the unknowns that surround our lives because of the coronavirus outbreak.  Traditional Chinese medicine offers something old and

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Aromatherapy Massage 101: What is it?

Aromatherapy massage is a version of Swedish massage. A Swedish massage is a gentle, full body massage, but an aromatherapy massage adds in essential oils that can take the massage to new heights.

Aromatherapy massage uses lotions or oils that contain essential oils. Essential oils are highly concentrated plant oils. During an aromatherapy massage, you will inhale and absorb

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Herbal Formulas for Summer

Summer. The word alone stirs up thoughts of campfires, flip flops, popsicles, swimming and long sunny days. However, for many people it also means sunburns, mosquito bites and excessive sweating. Fortunately, there are lots of ways to deal with all of these issues. Sipping on some refreshing lemonade or munching on a slice of watermelon are some traditional ways

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Building Protective Qi with TCM

Everybody gets sick at some point in their life. For some, it’s just a quick weekend thing. For others, it can last for several days and even weeks. Why do some people always get sick whenever there is a bug going around and others don’t? It all comes down to immunity. People who have a stronger immune system, tend to

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Food Therapy Tip of The Day – Ginger has many therapeutic uses!

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is known as sheng jiang in Oriental Medicine.  It is used in herbal formulas as a powerful detoxifier, anti-inflammatory and to alleviate cold and flu symptoms. Ginger can also help relieve digestive disturbances and pain.

Consuming ginger tea daily can maintain vitality and prevent nausea.

Ginger may interact with other medications.  Please consult with your Acupuncturist, Herbalist or other medical provider to

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