As the days are shorter and fall is winding down, most Michiganders are physically and emotionally preparing for winter. Boosting the immune system is important during this time of the year, especially in the wake of Covid, flu and RSV. While diet, exercise and good rest is always an important … [Read more...] about Using Chinese Herbs during Cold and Flu Season
Summer isn't just for having fun under the sun, but also for healing yourself. In the study of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we learn that the season of summer is the time to focus on your heart's energy and health. Summer Fire (known as the power of summer) in TCM is a great time of the year … [Read more...] about Discover the Healing Power of Summer Fire ⛅🔥
I want to preface this blog post with a disclaimer: I believe that Western medicine is the best in the world for diagnostics and emergency medical treatment. As a practitioner of Chinese medicine, we have our own diagnostic tools, but we don’t take x-rays, blood work, CT scans, and other … [Read more...] about When the healer needs to health thyself!
Acupuncture and Chinese medicine have existed for over 3,000 years and to witness the benefits in 2022 is truly remarkable. It’s amazing how powerful an ancient medicine is and can still be applied in modern times! At the same time, people’s lifestyles and ideas about health have changed … [Read more...] about Using Traditional Chinese Medicine in 2022
The heart as emperor lives well protected at the center of the nation. No injury must come to the heart and as long as the heart’s function is intact, there is always hope of healing. Nei Jing Su Wen In Traditional Chinese medicine, the Heart organ system is likened to a benevolent, … [Read more...] about What Does Your Heart Desire? TCM and the Heart Organ System
Spring is a good time for rejuvenation and change. It is a also good time to think about supporting the Liver. In TCM, the Liver Qi regulates the flow of qi as it travels throughout the body. Picture a highway system which flows freely with no traffic or congestion. The Liver Qi regulates this … [Read more...] about Spring Liver Support