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Aromatherapy & Essential Oils in Chinese Medicine

Aromatherapy & Essential Oils in Chinese Medicine

Posted by David Crow, L.Ac. and Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Dec 11th 2020

Essential oils hold a well-established place in Western holistic therapeutic traditions, but their applications in Traditional Chinese Medicine are less widely understood. As a licensed acupunctu … read more
TCM Fire Cider Recipe with Chinese Five Spice

TCM Fire Cider Recipe with Chinese Five Spice

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, M.D., M.S. & Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Nov 30th 2020

Fire cider (also known as fire tonic or fire brew) is a type of folk remedy made from pungent, immune-supportive herbs and spices prepared with raw apple cider vinegar and honey. Popularized by Rosema … read more
Congee Rice Recipes & Variations for Digestion

Congee Rice Recipes & Variations for Digestion

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Nov 25th 2020

When our gastrointestinal tracts aren’t operating normally, it can make our minds, emotions, and whole bodies feel out of sorts. Maintaining digestive well-being is a matter of balance, of understa … read more
Traditional Chinese Herbs for Digestive Health

Traditional Chinese Herbs for Digestive Health

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Nov 6th 2020

All of our bodily systems work in essential and interconnected ways to provide the strength, motivation, and focus we need to live our lives. However, the digestive system plays a central role in our … read more
Plant Poisons & Potions in Lore, Magic & Medicine

Plant Poisons & Potions in Lore, Magic & Medicine

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Oct 27th 2020

Autumn, and in particular Samhain (pronounced “SOW-wehn” and translated as “summer’s end”), is a time when herbs for introspection and transcendence are used to connect with sublimated aspects of ours … read more
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