Traditional Chinese Herbs for Digestive Health

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, LAc on Nov 12th 2021

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 o … read more
Gua Sha Benefits & Use Tips for a Healthy Glow

Posted by Patty Liu, MS on Oct 28th 2021

Most of us would love for our complexion to maintain its youthful glow. Unfortunately, as we age, our skin starts to lose its elasticity and suppleness, resulting in fine lines, uneven texture, and … read more
Plant Poisons & Potions in Lore, Magic & Medicine

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, LAc on Oct 27th 2021

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 o … read more
Autumn Health Tips from Chinese Medicine

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, LAc on Oct 8th 2021

Autumn in East Asian systematic correspondence is associated with the Metal phase and with two organs: the Lungs and Large Intestine. These elemental shifts can trigger a number of seasonal disturb … read more
Simple DIY Tincture Blends for Home Herbalists

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, LAc on Sep 21st 2021

As medical professionals, co-founder Ingrid Bauer (MD) and I regularly create special herbal remedies tailored to the specific needs of our patients, our family members, or ourselves. Formulation f … read more