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Herbs & Essential Oils

Herbs & Essential Oils are a potent form of herbal Chinese medicine which can be applied topically or combined with acupuncture treatment.

CBD for pain relief

Common CBD Questions Answered

May 13, 2019

What is the deal with CBD? There is a lot of “buzz” around about CBD and using extracts from Marijuana for the treatment of many health conditions. Some states like Washington State have made it legal for the use of recreational marijuana, medical marijuana, and CBD extracts. There still are so many questions by the…

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DefenseRx Tea

Introducing…Dr.Ellie’s ZenCup Wellness Tea Blends

September 19, 2018

  SPA Remedies: ZenCup Wellness Tea Blends What is in your cup? Wellness tea blends have so many benefits. It is like a soothing and healthy way to compliment treatments. Most people think of Green tea as being “the only tea” but there are SO many other herbs that have powerful health benefits. With the…

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nutrition food as medicine

Nutrition for Heart Health & Hypertension

September 2, 2016

In Oriental medicine (OM), we use food as medicine. OM nutrition combines ancient wisdom with modern science. Proving a holistic approach to nutrition, which aims to balance all five flavors within most meals with one or two flavors being emphasized for therapeutic purposes. OM nutrition for a hypertension emphasizes bitter flavors, sour flavors and energetically-cooling foods.…

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Ginseng

Must have herbs for increasing athletic performance

August 19, 2016

Athletic Performance-Enchancing Herbs Everyone is looking for that competitive edge. Have you ever wondered how you can easily increase your athletic performance (legally of course)? Well, look no further. Here are three performancing-enhancing herbs that will kick your body into gear and have you playing to the fullest of your potential:   1. Ginseng –…

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Immune system

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System

April 5, 2016

7 Ways to Supercharge Your Immune System The immune system can get bogged down for a number of reasons, whether it is from being overworked, or chronic allergies, we all are looking for ways to improve our overall health and wellbeing. Below are tips to improve and strengthen immune function to keep the body in…

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Looking for a coffee alternative? Try this!

June 15, 2015

As a coffee connoisseur myself, it is hard to believe that I would even consider “not drinking coffee.” But for those times when I do a temporary detox, to give my adrenals and body a break. It is good to find alternatives to coffee…that smell and taste like coffee. These two drinks are the closest…

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Germ Theory: 101 Cold and Flu Prevention

March 6, 2015

Why do some people always catch a cold, and others don’t? Viruses, germs and bacteria are everywhere. They are in the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink. According to Chinese medicine, they do not cause disease. When a certain organ system is already weak and unable to resist outside…

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