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Got Allergies? Have you tried herbal medicine as a natural solution?

Herbal Medicine for Allergies If you suffer from allergies it’s likely that tickle in the throat, post-nasal drip, coughing, sniffling, sneezing and itchy eyes are likely to be around for the next few months. I struggled with allergies when I was a teenager. After further respiratory complications including chronic sinus infections, asthma and pneumonia, I […]

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Kids and Good Digestion equals Better Health

As my daughter begins school this year I start to think about how to support her immune system through the flu season with all those germs that get past around at school. It may be inevitable that our kids will catch colds and get sick in general but you can support their health and lessen […]

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Topical Liniment for Pain

Topical Liniment for Pain – IRON STRIKE LINIMENT Tiě Dá Yào Jiǔ 铁 打 藥 酒 In Hawai’i, where I attended Tai Hsuan College of Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine (now known as World Medicine Institute-WMI), my fellow classmates and I we’re taught many traditional methods of healing in the weekly Taoist Medicine class. I enjoyed […]

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Alternatives to Seasonal Flu Vaccine

Has the winter got you worried about catching the flu or a cold? Are you getting a flu shot? Is the flu vaccine still available in your area? Perhaps you should consider strengthening your immune system naturally. I found a great article detailing the ups and downs of the flu vaccine and some positive information […]

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Chinese Herbal Medicine – Complex and Sophisticated

Chinese Herbal Medicine is a Complex and Sophisticated Form of Internal Medicine Chinese Herbal Medicine is one of five branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). The other four include Acupuncture, Tui Na Medical Massage (a.k.a. acupressure), Nutrition, Qi Gong (energy work or exercises such as Tai Chi Chuan). Chinese Herbology dates back several thousand years with […]

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Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine – Integrative Medicine

Acupuncture and Herbal Medicine is complementary and integrative to conventional medicine. Acupuncture is a comprehensive form of medicine that is administered through the insertion of fine needles into the body at specific points that have shown to be effective in treating specific health issues. Acupuncture is a gentle and relaxing therapy that stimulates the body’s […]

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