Tag Archives: Colds and Sinus

Acupuncture to Boost Your Immune System

January 13, 2017

Here comes cold and flu season! Did you know that acupuncture can help clear congestion, relieve sinus pain, and boost your immune system to help fight off those nasty winter colds? Check out this segment of Twin Cities Live to learn how!

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Fabulous Friday: Make Your Own Herbal Formula!

March 7, 2014

So, this week we’ve been talking all about herbs. And, as you can see, there is a lot that goes into perfecting an herbal formula and treating your symptoms or illness! But not all of the herbal treatments are through-your-practitioner-only. This one, for Fabulous Friday, is over the counter—your kitchen counter! This formula is something you can make if you came down with a cold. Especially because the weather is

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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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Three Essential Herbs for Travel

February 24, 2014

Hello hello! Having just returned from an early spring break, I’ve been thinking about what I do to stay healthy when I travel so I can share it with you. With this wretched winter, you’re probably ready for your own spring break! But one of the worst things ever is finally getting to take that beach vacation, or traveling for work for a big conference or presentation, and getting sick

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Fabulous Friday: Banish Colds Forever

February 7, 2014

As promised on Wednesday, I’m here to talk about one of the most famous formulas in Chinese Medicine.  When I started thinking about this post, I thought, “What’s so fabulous about treating winter colds?”  Well, think about it this way: What if you never got a cold again? What if, at the first sign of a cold, you could take a couple of pills, cuddle up with a short nap

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Five Ways to Keep Your Immune System Strong This Winter

February 5, 2014

We have officially reached that time of winter. The time where we’re not sure we can press on. The time where almost everyone has been struck down with something that has made them even more under the weather than the wind chill number indicates cold! Besides the usual colds and influenza, there has been a rash of stomach flu, bronchitis, and other nasty bugs going around this winter, probably because

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Prevent and Cure Cold and Sinus Issues–With a Neti Pot

November 18, 2013

I hope this post finds you well, because there have been some serious colds going around lately! Whether you’re feeling well or not, today’s post should help. That’s because I’m going to talk about an inexpensive, easy, and cheap way—and you usually only get to pick two of those three—to cure cold and sinus issues. It’s the love-it or hate-it neti pot. But wait, if you hate it, we’ve got

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