In Search of Herbs

There is a trend in America today of people dedicated to bringing their craft to the highest level. Think craft brew masters, micro-batch chocolatiers and coffee roasting artisans. Their aim is to bring forth and cultivate the best of the earth.

In light of the “farm to table” movement, I started thinking: what about “farm to medicine cabinet”? Are there people who are growing Chinese herbal medicines in biodynamic, organic, and craft ways?

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13 Side Effects of Acupuncture, What to Expect In a Treatment

Not much is written about the side effects of acupuncture. There is still much to be learned from studying this medicinal practice but some of the negative effects we’ve witnessed have to do with a worsening of symptoms, soreness and fatigue. Other side effects include many positive results that a patient may not have been counting on. Here’s a list of potential side effects, both good and bad.
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The Blessing of a Woman’s Period And Why Menstruation is a Time to Relax

Okay, clearly you are wonder what I am talking about because perhaps your periods have been marked with PMS agitation, intense menstrual cramps and perhaps either constipation or diarrhea. What is to celebrate, you ask? Bare with me.
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Providence Acupuncture, Healthy Living [Video]

 

A casual conversation about the ways in which acupuncture can promote healthy living, naturally. Working either as a stand-alone therapy or in conjunction with other therapies and western medicine. Learn what to expect and how acupuncture can help you live a healthier life. Continue Reading

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Introduction to Traditional Chinese Medicine & Acupuncture

Traditional Chinese medicine comprises a broad range of medicinal practices sharing common concepts. Included in it’s various forms are herbal medicine, acupuncture, massage (Tui na), exercise (qigong), and dietary therapy. Modern Chinese medicine combines concepts of modern anatomy and physiology with traditional Chinese medicine diagnosis and treatment.
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How to Get Infertility & Fertility Support with Acupuncture

Unlike most things in life, the goal of getting pregnant isn’t usually achieved by more planning, more research, and “trying harder”. While these strategies are great for other obstacles in life, they fall short for women struggling with infertility.

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How Chinese Herbal Medicine Works to Promote Natural Healing

At it’s core, Chinese herbal medicine utilizes thousands of herbs with medicinal qualities to treat health and wellness issues in a holistic approach to the body, mind and spirit. Continue Reading

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How Many Acupuncture Treatments Will I Need To Get Better?

While I hate to say it depends, it does. Factors ranging from the type of wellness issue that needs to be addressed as well as the severity of the disorder all play a large part in any attempt to address health and wellness.
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How Does Chinese Medicine Work With Traditional Medicine?

Even though the concepts and theories of Chinese medicine and Western medicine are very different there is fertile ground in the application of both used together for many conditions- especially chronic ones.
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