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The Lung and Large Intestine according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the Lung and Large Intestine are related to the Season of Fall. TCM, the Five Elements and the Lung The Five Elements (Water, Fire, Wood, Metal, Earth) are qualities of nature that are foundational to the theory of TCM. The theory of the Five Elements is systematically applied to […]

Self-Massage for Sinus Congestion

Massage is a great way to alleviate sinus congestion There are many natural ways to address sinus congestion. Including, but not limited to: acupuncture, NAET Allergy Elimination, herbal medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), massage, essential oils, and saline sinus cleanses. Each has its own benefits. Acupuncture, NAET Allergy Elimination, and herbal medicine address both the […]

NAET Immune System Boosting Protocol

Immune-Boosting Protocol for Cold and Flu Season As we head into Autumn and Winter, AKA “Cold and Flu Season,” we’d like to tell you about this new protocol for boosting your immune system, which can help you prevent or reduce the symptoms of upper respiratory infections. It was developed by Dr. Devi Nambudripad, the founder […]

Eating for your Traditional Chinese Medicine Diagnostic Pattern

Easy, Healthy Lunch the Traditional Chinese Medicine Way The practice of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is based on determining the TCM Diagnostic Pattern for each individual at the first visit, and adjusting it with every subsequent visit. Your unique TCM Pattern guides the recommendations and treatments you receive from your Licensed Acupuncturist. You can also […]

Reiki Distance Healing

What is Reiki? Reiki is both a way of being and a form of energy healing. For more about the benefits of Reiki, check out our Reiki page, and also see below under Sources/Resources. Reiki can be effective at helping with stress, anxiety, and pain, among other things. Why Distance or Absentee Healing? There are […]

What credentials should you look for in a licensed acupuncturist?

You’ve heard that Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and acupuncture can be beneficial for a broad range of health conditions, and are considering giving it a try. How do you know who to call? To help you feel confident about choosing the best practitioner for you, we’ll explain the credentialing for acupuncturists, Chinese herbalists, and practitioners […]

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