Due to COVID-19 my physical acupuncture practice is temporarily closed. Herbal remedies can be purchased online through my shop.
September 23, 2013
Feeling a bit sluggish? Need an afternoon pick me up?
Instead of reaching for that iced caramel latte, try this juice recipe that will give you energy without taxing your adrenals and spiking your insulin levels.
Throw all ingredients into a juicer and juice away. Makes 2 servings.
Of course you do! Stir in a teaspoon or 2 of organic olive or coconut oil. Adding fat will help those micronutrients get into your cells as well as keep your blood sugar levels in check.
Well it’s cleansing, detoxifying, healthy, and helps to balance out your electrolytes.
Lemons are rich in free radical fighting antioxidants like vitamin C as well as flavinoids and electrolytes.
Green apples add a bit but not too much of sweetness. High in high in polyphenols, green apples contain quercetin that can help calm down a histamine reaction.
Cucumbers have a high water content which will help stay hydrated. Cucumbers are also good for the kidneys because they help to lower uric acid levels. Also, the sterols in cucumber may help reduce cholesterol.
Celery is high in phytonutrients. Studies show it’s anti inflammatory properties reduce cardiovascular inflammation while the phthalides that make up celery’s unique taste help to lower blood pressure.
Parsley just might just be the world’s healthiest food! Super duper high in vitamin K, parsley’s volitile oils help inhibit tumor formation and assist the body with detoxification.
Kale is a great leafy green that’s high in vitamin A, C, and K as well as antioxidants.
Ginger adds a spicy punch to your drink that’s guaranteed to wake you up. The strangely looking anti inflammatory yellow root is great for tummy distress and alleviates pain.
Drink up and Enjoy!
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.