“This popular kidney tonifying formula contains rehmannia root, peony root peel, hoelen mushroom, and cinnamon. Directions: take 8 pills 3 times a day. Each bottle contains 200 pills.”
If you want to try acupuncture but have questions, this article provides a basic overview of what it is and what it can do for you.
Of all traditional Chinese Medicine therapies, acupuncture is far and away the most popular. And why not?
It’s an effective, natural, safe and drug-free therapy that’s beneficial to many conditions.
As conventional Western medicine practitioners increasingly incorporate acupuncture into their practices and its status is increasing. However, acupuncture is still a mystery to many people.
“A great tonifying formula for the whole family. This blood and qi tonifying formula contains angelica, astragali, and ten other herbs. Simply add chicken or vegetable broth to the herbal back and simmer for one hour.”
“For thousands of years, herbalists have used botanical nutrients to maintain human bodily function and eliminate discomfort. Thirsty Releever is the result of many herbalists’ efforts. It helps promote bodily fluid production system and support and maintain healthy blood sugar level. Ingredients:Astragulus membranaceus root, Rehmannia glutinosa root, Trichosanthes kirilowil maxim root, starch. Recommended dosage: 5-10 pills each time. 3 times a day. Take after meals with warm water.”
Spring cleaning is not limited to one’s house, our bodies also need to be cleansed for the new season.
Toxins are everywhere: pesticides, household products, processed foods, tap water, airborne pollutants. Poor diet and lack of exercise can compound their effects on us, disturbing the delicate balances in our bodies and causing stomach problems, allergic reactions, lowered immunity, headaches, joint pain, mental fog, anxiety, and irritability, along with other chronic issues. Much more worrisome, though, is that research is linking environmental toxins to obesity, metabolic syndrome and diabetes, autoimmune disease, cancer, and much more.
“Made from 5 year-old pure American ginseng. These roots make a good snack, easy to carry with you on trips or to work or school. One of the most effective ways to take ginseng. Directions: Soak the ginseng slices in 1/2 cup of warm water for 5 minutes.”
Many things- including injury, pregnancy, obesity, hypothyroidism, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis and repeatedly flexing and bending your wrist- can narrow the bony passageway called the carpal tunnel in your wrist. Symptoms occur when the median nerve, which travels through the tunnel, gets squeezed, often by swollen tissue. The pain can reach as far as your shoulders; untreated CTS may result in nerve damage.
American Ginseng is a wildly popular herb in Southeast Asia not only for its energy boosting properties, but also for its ability to replenish the yin. Because of this it is an effective way to cool down the body. (Think of yin as water, and yang as heat). Due to its warm humid climate, South East Asian cuisines use myriad spices to whet one’s appetite. On top of that, the vibrant Asian night life contribute to yin depletion. When one’s yin level is on the low side, one is prone to be frustrated easily, restless but unable to concentrate, and have poor skin. Hence, for those who love their spicy foods and play ‘til dawn, instead of reaching for your caffeine boost, try DAAN’s American Ginseng Tea to balance out the yin yang in your body. Contains 50 tea bags.
This is an effective herbal ointment for burns. A must-have for the first aid kit! It contains chaenomeles sinensis, sanguisorba officinalis, pistacia lentisus, lobelia radicans, commophor molmol, carthamus tinctorius, angelica sinensis and bomeol.
Acupuncture for pets is becoming popular with their human owners!
As our pets enjoy longer lives, we as pet owners and veterinarians are constantly looking for additional tools to improve the quality and quantity of their lives. One such tool is veterinary acupuncture.