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Quit Smoking Today!

By |January 2nd, 2015|

IN THE MOMENT

By |December 14th, 2014|

EVERY BREATHE IS A CHERISHED GIFT.
EVERY MOMENT IS A MIRACLE.
LIFE’S ETERNAL BEAUTY IN EVERY MOMENT.
                – KERRY KOTT, LAC

THANKSGIVING BRINGS GRATITUDE

By |November 2nd, 2014|

The tradition of Thanksgiving is based on a joyous outpouring of gratitude.  It is a way to show appreciation for all that has been harvesting and prayers for hope of the bounties to be received. 

So why be grateful?

Gratitude allows us to make sense of the past, celebrate the present, and create visions for tomorrow.

Gratitude blocks toxic, negative emotions, helps us to become more stress resistant and avoid depression.

Grateful people are able to turn problems into gifts, […]

I DON’T ALWAYS GET POKED…

By |October 18th, 2014|

UNRESOLVED GRIEF

By |October 10th, 2014|

In Chinese medicine not only does each organ have a physical manifestation, but a mental-emotional expression. Emotions can influence the physical organ and the physical organ can give rise to emotions. Emotions become a source of disease when they are unacknowledged, repressed, unexpressed, and held on to for a prolonged period of time.

The Lungs are associated with grief, sadness, and attachments. Fall is known as the Lung time of year and is a time to […]

Ginger

By |January 11th, 2014|

Ginger (zingiberis rhizoma recens), also known as Sheng Jiang in Chinese medicine is a warm and acrid medicinal herb that can be used topically and orally.

Topically Ginger is used in treatment of minor burns, boils, sprains and infected hangnails by healing, disinfecting, and alleviating pain.

Orally it is great for warming the stomach and lungs, stimulating the production of gastric juices and reducing toxicity of other herbs.  Digestively, Ginger has been known to treat nausea (post surgery, […]

How Good are Dandelions for you?

By |August 17th, 2013|

The Dandelion, known as Pu Gong Ying in Chinese Medicine, has powerful benefits you may not be aware of.

It is rich in Vitamin A and Potassium and is more beneficial than spinach. Dandelion leaves can be used as greens in salads or substituted for recipes calling for spinach, the dried roots can be used for a coffee-like beverage, and the blossoms for wine.

Dandelion is known for its Liver detoxifying abilities and is useful for purifying […]

WHAT IS ORIENTAL MEDICINE?

By |June 13th, 2013|

The practice of Oriental Medicine includes not only acupuncture, but also herbal medicine, nutritional therapy, Tui Na (a form of therapeutic massage), cupping therapy, Gua Sha (scraping technique), moxibustion (herbal heat therapy), and Qi Gong (a form of breathing therapy).  All of these methods share an equally long history of development, usage, and effectiveness in the maintenance of health, and the treatment of disease.

Oriental Medicine is an ancient medicine that has diagnosed, healed and prevented […]