This time of year always makes us think about ways to boost our immune system so that we stay healthy during the fall and winter months. This year in particular is even more precarious as we have to work to protect ourselves and our kids against the flu and Covid-19. Adults (hopefully) take … [Read more...] about Keeping Kids Healthy: Covid Edition
We follow Innovative leaders whose goal is to make an positive impact in the fields health and wellness. This recipe was created by Rebecca Katz ,founder of Healing Kitchens, who is committed to helping people achieve better health through cookbooks, online courses, and superior culinary products. … [Read more...] about Sweet Potato Bars for Kids!
Throughout the Covid pandemic and lockdown, I have emphasized the silver lining it can be for fertility. Of course, it feels like a huge roadblock for our patients who were unable to continue with acupuncture and Western treatment but the shut down can bring an opportunity to re-evaluate so many … [Read more...] about Preconception Planning During Covid-19
One of the many gifts of natural medicine is the ability to look deeper at symptoms. We are lucky to have a wide variety of medications at our fingertips at the local drugstore and it is easy to choose the appropriate drug for any current ailment. Chinese medicine (CM), however, strives to look at … [Read more...] about Listening to Your Body’s Messages
The universe has aligned itself in a way that is now making us all focus on immunity support and prevention. Which is so great! This is one of the founding principals of Chinese medicine, for the past 3,000 years. Diet, lifestyle, acupuncture and Chinese herbs are all meant to support and maintain … [Read more...] about Chinese Herbal Medicine for Prevention
Chinese herbs may seem exotic to those of us new to herbal medicine, but they are indeed more common in Western culture than we realize! Of course, there are many herbs that are unfamiliar to us, like Rehmannia and Gentiana, but there are so many that you probably use on a regular basis in your own … [Read more...] about Using Kitchen Ingredients as Chinese Herbs