Tag Archives: Allergies

Allergy Acupuncture

May 6, 2016

The pollen count is crazy high at this time of the year, and if you have allergies you can totally tell! Watch Twin Cities Live where Holistic Health Expert, Senia Mae, shows us how acupuncture can relieve allergy symptoms for this year…and next year as well! To make an appointment and get ahead of your allergies this season book online here.

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The Pollen is Flying! Get Ahead of Allergy Season with Acupuncture

May 5, 2016

The weather is warmer and plants are in bloom, it’s finally spring in Minnesota! Unfortunately, that also means it’s allergy season. Before you reach once again for the Allegra and nasal sprays, consider acupuncture to help reduce your allergies for both this year…AND next! A study in Annals of Internal Medicine showed that 71% of people who received allergy acupuncture had a decrease in symptoms, and many cut back on their allergy medications. And

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WCCO Interview on Allergy Remedies

June 29, 2015
Healing InSight Online

It’s allergy season and sometimes those over-the-counter medications don’t do the trick. WCCO’s Kim Johnson invited Senia Mae of Healing InSight in to talk about natural remedies for seasonal allergies. For more information, also check out our blog post on Allergy Remedies!  

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Seasonal Allergies are Nothing to Sneeze At!

June 15, 2015

Seasonal allergies have hit many of us hard this spring, but there are so many natural remedies your can use to find relief from common symptoms. Why do we get allergies? In the Barrel Theory of allergies, our body has the capacity to hold onto a certain number of allergens without reacting. But once that barrel becomes full we begin to suffer from symptoms. How can we alleviate our symptoms?

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Clearing cat allergies with herbal medicine

December 16, 2014

I was lying on the couch last night with my three month old kitten, Lautaret, curled up on my chest, and I decided that I will always, always have a cat with me for the rest of my life. It’s the first time I’ve had kittens (we have two, a brother and sister) and I’ve dreamed about having them since I was four years old. I don’t know what took

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Fabulous Friday: Honey

May 2, 2014

Ahhh, take a deep breath: It’s May! Oh, feeling a little congested, stuffy, or sneezy? Shoot. Well, one of the greatest things that you can do if you have allergies is to consume a little bit of honey every day—but make sure it is made by local bees, exposed to local pollens. You can add it to tea or oatmeal, or to your Master Cleanse drink or lemon water. And

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Fabulous Friday: Natural Detoxing and Allergy Fighters!

March 28, 2014

Today’s Fabulous Friday is doubly good, because I have two suggestions for you for taking care of yourself during a season that can really leave you feeling stuck and sluggish. Help your body transition and it will pay back in dividends! Here are two tools to help you do just that! Detox Drink Here’s a cleansing drink you can make at home, which is based on the Master Cleanse. It

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How-To: Spring Allergy Detox

March 26, 2014

On Monday, we talked about how we can reduce your allergen load—aka clearing out your allergen barrel. And in some cases, we can also increase the size of your barrel using Chinese medicine. But what else can you do on your own to reduce your spring allergies? If you detox in the spring, you can help cleanse your Liver from the heavy food and chemicals that have built up from being

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Spring Allergies: What’s the Size of Your Barrel?

March 24, 2014

We’re starting to see daffodils—in the supermarkets if not in our own yards—which has me thinking about the big complaint that’s coming next: Seasonal allergies. Lots of people suffer from allergies, whether it’s pollen or grass or mold, and most experience a flare in the spring. It’s beyond the sniffles: some people can hardly even function—they call in sick to work, have trouble focusing or concentrating, and experience runny nose

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Everything You Need to Know About Herbal Formulation

March 5, 2014

On Monday, we dispelled four myths about herbs. And today I wanted to do a deep dive on why Chinese Herbs are seriously the coolest, and give you some examples of what they are made of, so that you have an insider’s look at what they are and how they work! Here we go! You may have read before on this blog that in my opinion, Chinese herbal medicine is

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