Category Archives: Herbs

Patient Alert!

Law enforcement authorities said they had conducted tests on top selling store brands of herbal supplements at four national retailers GNC, Target, Walgreens and Walmart- and found that four out of five of the products did NOT contain any of … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What Is In Your Fish Oil?

What’s in your fish oil? Omega 3 fatty acids are essential fatty acids, or healthy fats, that are required for a number of bodily processes. The body cannot manufacture omega 3 fatty acids from other nutrients, hence the ‘essential’ distinction. … Continue reading

Posted in Digestive Health, Herbs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Is Fish Oil Alone Enough?

Is Fish Oil Alone Enough? Omega 3 supplements are a great start to taking control of runaway inflammation in your body.  But did you know you also need health forms of Omega 6 and Omega 9 oils for optimum clinical … Continue reading

Posted in Acupuncture, Herbs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Got Rocks?

What is the purpose of taking vitamins?  A simple response might be “To be more healthy”.  A more elaborate version of this statement would suggest the need to supplement our food intake in order to have the level of nutrients … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Caught a cold?

Here’s a quick Chinese recipe for a fast acting remedy that will reduce chills, sore throat and sinus congestion: Thinly slice a thumb sized piece of fresh ginger Cut the peel of a medium sized organic orange into chunks Bring … Continue reading

Posted in Cold & Flu, Herbs, Tea | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Taking Chinese Herbs

Medicinal herbs are an important part of Chinese medicine and are often given in conjunction with acupuncture as part of a treatment plan. There are a few ways that medicinal herbs can be taken: For many prescriptions the traditional way is … Continue reading

Posted in Herbs, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | 1 Comment