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What is Cupping?
Do I need it?

What do Justin Bieber, Michael Phelps, Lady Gaga and Kim Kardashian West all have in common?  They love cupping!!  What, the…is cupping??   Well, lets go back a little bit, to one of the earliest documentations of cupping.  It can be found in the work titled ‘A...

Chaga Mint Lavender Tea

Chaga Mint Lavender Tea   Chaga Although it's not much to look at, Chaga, or the "King of Medicinal Mushrooms" as some like to call it, is a very special medical mushroom that is gaining popularity in the west for its health benefits and appealing taste in the...

Toe Fungus

Onychomycosis…Huh?  Yep, that’s right, you’ve seen it on your friends, family members, and maybe even you have it.  So, what is it? TOE NAIL FUNGUS!  It is the least common form of tinea unguium in healthy people and found more commonly when you are immunocompromised. ...

Benefits of TEA

Benefits of TEA Tea is perhaps the oldest beverage in history and people have been drinking this hot aromatic beverage for the past 5000 years. It originated in China and was originally consumed as a medicinal drink. The benefits of green and black tea for health needs no...

Magic(al) Mushrooms

Mushrooms….I love them and everything about them, I tell everyone to eat them, and especially NOW!!  Fall/Autumn is the beginning of the yin cycle when the daylight lasts less than twelve hours. It's a time of harvest when we gather the colorful fruits and vegetables...

My Favourite Summer Tips Smudge-Free Sunglasses Wipe them clean with a dryer sheet, they lift dirt dust and grease without scratching the lenses Calm Irritated facial Skin Steep four bags of green tea in one cup boiling water, let cool and then dab on your face, green tea is...

Dandelions vs Cancer

We've all seen them before, a lot of us use anything we can get our hands on to get rid of them, but why?  Dandelions are amazing!  They are commonly used around the world as food and medicine.  We have them in salads (did you...

Staying Warm with TCM

Its -40 degrees with the wind chill, what does one do to stay healthy when its so cold out?  In Traditional Chinese Medicine winter is related to the water element and the Kidneys and Bladder, both of which are sensitive to cold. The Kidneys are...