Guess what, Acupuncture Works!

This week has been a great one for acupuncture.  A study came out on September 10th explaining that acupuncture lowers pain levels in people with chronic pain.  I have known this for a long time, so it is very exciting that there is more and more “proof” coming out explaining to the world that acupuncture does … Continue reading Guess what, Acupuncture Works!

Learn about the 2nd Spring on Sept. 18th!

Please Join Emma Dan L.Ac. for an informative talk about… Overcoming Menopause with Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine Emma Dan L.Ac. will be presenting a free informative session about the changes your body will go through during midlife and how Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture can help you!  Our body is constantly changing, so it is important to learn about a … Continue reading Learn about the 2nd Spring on Sept. 18th!

Herbal Fridays: Watermelon aka Xi Gua

Today is August 3rd, also known as National Watermelon Day!  I felt it is only appropriate to make todays herb the watermelon.  It is the perfect summer fruit! In TCM it is known to quell summerheat.  What is summerheat?  It is one of the pathogens that attacks the body in the summer time.  Symptoms are … Continue reading Herbal Fridays: Watermelon aka Xi Gua

Homemade Organic Cottage Cheese & Health Benefits « ByzantineFlowers

This is a great article about casein protein.  Casein protein stays in your system for hours and give you a constant supply of protein.  In TCM, our liver stores our blood while we sleep.  In a way it is a our way of rebooting ourselves.  Though we are resting, our bodies are still working to … Continue reading Homemade Organic Cottage Cheese & Health Benefits « ByzantineFlowers

Summer is Here!

Summer has arrived!  In Chinese Medicine, the summer season corresponds with the Fire element in Chinese Medicine.  Fire is the most yang element, the most active and outward enegery.  During this time, the temperature outside rises as does ours.  But the heat does not mean you should stay inside!  Instead, go out and get that Vitamin D! … Continue reading Summer is Here!