Health Benefits from Eating Seasonal and Local Foods

Seasonal and local foods are incredible beneficial to your health. There are many fall fruits and vegetables to try for this season.  When your internal body environment becomes aligned with the external environment (the area where you live), your physical body becomes grounded and more balanced. It is a good idea for people to know what … Continued

MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR COMMON AILMENTS

MEDICINAL PLANTS FOR COMMON AILMENTS   “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” – Hippocrates   A time of rebirth and renewal, Spring is just around the corner!  What better time to talk about plants and their healing powers?  Did you know that herbal medicine is one of the foundations of Chinese … Continued

Acupuncture is a Pain-Eliminating Superstar

  In 1971, a New York Times journalist named James Reston accompanied Henry Kissinger to China.  During the trip, Reston became ill, and underwent an emergency appendectomy.  After his surgery, the Chinese doctors performed acupuncture to relieve the pain. Reston was so astonished by his pain relief that he wrote about his experience in the … Continued

Reflexology – A Step in the Right Direction

Reflexology – A Step in the Right Direction You may be new to learning about reflexology, but it’s been around for centuries.  Reflexology is thought to have been developed by Ancient Egyptians, then it trekked its way to China via the Roman Empire. Hieroglyphics found in the Saqqara Egyptian tomb of a physician translate as: … Continued