Shopping Cart
Your Cart is Empty
Quantity:
Subtotal
Taxes
Shipping
Total
There was an error with PayPalClick here to try again
CelebrateThank you for your business!You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly.Exit Shopping Cart

Articles 


THE BEST TYPE OF EXERCISE IN WINTER 


Come January, gyms are flooded with people starting their new years resolution to get more exercise and lose weight.


But while many think working out has to mean an all-out grueling exercise regimen, according to Chinese Medicine, intense exercise this time of year can do more harm than good.


READ MORE...

A GREAT STEP IN MAKING ACUPUNCTURE MORE ACCESSIBLE 


Many patients with Medicare come to acupuncture looking for natural treatment for their pain, and until now I've always regretfully told them that they are not covered by insurance. Starting in 2020 Medicare will cover 12 sessions of acupuncture for lower back pain, and I look forward to it expanding coverage even more in the future. 

https://www.cms.gov/newsroom/press-releases/cms-finalizes-decision-cover-acupuncture-chronic-low-back-pain-medicare-beneficiaries



5 ACUPRESSURE POINTS THAT BOOST YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM


There are so many things you can do to boost your immune system, including regular self acupressure.


Here are 5 acupressure points that powerfully strengthen your defenses and help relieve symptoms.


READ MORE...


EUCALYTPUS OIL: AN ESSENTIAL ALLY FOR COLD AND FLU


Eucalyptus essential oil a powerful anti-viral and decongestant. During cold/flu season I carry a small bottle with me everywhere - here are some ways you can use this potent immune protector.


READ MORE...

HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF YOUR ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT


Acupuncture is a wonderful investment in your quality of life and long term health. Here's how to get you feeling better faster and give you the best, long-lasting and cost-effective results.


READ MORE...


6 TIPS TO DRINK MORE WATER 



Staying hydrated is essential for health and beauty but many of my clients tell me they just forget to drink enough water.

Here are some tips to build a this healthy habit into your daily routine. Find what you enjoy and works for you, and make it a part of your daily routine. 


READ MORE...


ESSENTIALS FOR HEALTHY TRAVEL 


I always travel with certain essentials to protect my family from illness, but now it is more important than ever to pack reinforcements such as these to strengthen your immune system and fight off pathogens:


READ MORE...

CHINESE MEDICINE SECRETS FOR IMMUNITY


According to Chinese Medicine, one job of our Qi, or life force energy, is to defend our bodies against invasion from pathogens. This type of Qi is called Wei Qi, or “Defensive Qi”.


Here are 10 tips to keep your Wei Qi strong and active, plus a simple recipe for boosting Wei Qi when you feel something is coming on.


READ MORE... 


4 POWERFUL PRACTICES TO TRANSFORM WORRY AND DOUBT INTO FLOW, CALM, AND CONNECTION


We are now entering “late summer”, which according to Chinese medicine is its own season spanning from late August to early October. Each season is associated with a different emotion, and it is said that at this time we are more prone to worry, doubt and anxiety. 


Luckily, Chinese Medicine provides a powerful framework for navigating changes in life with ease through its teachings on seasonal living. 


READ MORE... 


THE COMPLETE GUIDE TO WINTER WELLNESS (including 2 recipes!)


Chinese Medicine teaches that living in alignment with the seasons is one of the most powerful ways to achieve health and longevity.

Winter is the most “yin” time of year, when stillness, darkness and cold prevail. 


As nature becomes quiet and dormant, we are also meant to slow down, simplify, and nourish ourselves with warm, hearty food. After the hustle of the Autumn harvest, this is the time to rest and replenish our resources.


READ MORE... 


OPTIMIZE YOUR HEALTH THIS SPRING


According to Chinese Medicine, health and longevity are supported by living in harmony with our environment. As the seasons change, so do our bodies’ needs. We can attune to these changes by adjusting our diet and lifestyle. 


While winter was a time for rest and conservation of energy, spring involves upward and expansive movement. Like the trees’ sap rising and green leaves unfurling, the dormant energy in our bodies awakens and transforms into a more active form. 


READ MORE... 


HARNESS THE HEART ENERGY OF SUMMER


Summer is associated with the Heart, the element of Fire, and the emotion of Joy. Chinese Medicine says the Heart "houses the mind and the spirit" and it is here that our body, mind and spirit connect in Consciousness. When the Heart is balanced, the mind is calm and clear, the body is full of vitality, and the spirit is joyful.


Here are 3 ways you can strengthen your heart to feel more alive, uplifted and connected this summer...


READ MOR​E... 


LATE SUMMER: SEASON OF NURTURING 


We've been enduring more stress and uncertainty that we ever could have imagined, and feeling off balance is only natural. Chinese medicine teaches that simple shifts in our diet and activities each season can help bring us into a natural balance that benefits our physical, emotional and mental well-being.


According to Chinese Medicine, we are now in LATE SUMMER, which is its own mini-season spanning from late August to early October. This is harvest time. Physically and spiritually, a time for nourishing and celebrating the abundance of nature and many blessings in our lives.


READ MORE... 


BEST FOODS TO STAY HEALTHY THIS FALL


In Chinese Medicine, Fall is associated the spicy flavor and the color white. In balanced amounts, the spicy flavor support the health of the Lungs and Large Intestine (the organs associated with Fall), as spiciness clears and dries congestion, opens pores, promotes circulation, stimulates digestion and fights pathogens that enter the body.


READ MORE...