Support Heart Health with Chinese Medicine

Posted by Benjamin Zappin, L.Ac. on Feb 10th 2021

Observed as American Heart Month and bisected by Valentine’s Day, February is a time to honor the heart and all it represents. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and other cultural contexts, the … read more
Bedtime Routine Tips & Natural Sleep Aids

Posted by Ingrid Bauer, MD, MS on Dec 18th 2020

Wellness beliefs may vary widely throughout different eras and cultures, but virtually all healing traditions agree on one principle: the importance of sleep. As a human, parent, doctor, and insomn … read more
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 acu … read more
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 Ros … read more
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