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Chinese Herbal Medicine

September 30, 2016

Are you looking for a natural remedy to fight off a cold or to boost your energy, but you don’t know where to turn? Chinese Herbal Medicine has been around for thousands of years and is used to treat many conditions, such as allergies, asthma, PMS, rheumatoid arthritis, fibromyalgia, menopausal symptoms, and irritable bowel syndrome, among others. Often used in conjunction with acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine can be customized for each individual and provide

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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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Suffering at Work? Remedies for Common Workplace Issues!

June 12, 2015

Do you ever experience aches and pains from sitting at your desk? How about while texting on your phone or typing on your computer? Here are some causes of these common workplace pains and how to alleviate them. Problem #1 – Wrist Pain What causes it?  Typing on your computer, mousing, texting Potential health issue: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Solutions: Wear a wrist brace.   Wrist splints and braces can easily be

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How do you know you’re taking quality herbal supplements?

February 16, 2015

Over breakfast and the newspaper last week my husband said, “Did you hear about the herbal supplements in New York? Testing found that supplements at Target, Walgreen’s, and GNC didn’t contain any active herbs. Some just had garlic powder in them!” This is one of my pet peeves—crappy herbal supplements. Vitamins and herbs aren’t regulated in the US so there are a lot of poor quality products on the shelves,

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Treating Yeast Infections With Probiotics

July 11, 2014

Here’s an amazing Friday trick for those of you who suffer those annoying, frustrating, and potentially chronic yeast infections! In my opinion, yeast infections are one of the most annoying things to deal with. It’s so nice when you can treat it with a natural method, too. When I went to school, one of my classmates was a nun and had done missionary work in Africa, where they did not

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7 Probiotics You Need to Know About

July 9, 2014

It seems a little strange when you think about it—the fact that swallowing live microbes might make you feel better. But when you think of them as armies of the good guys, it gets a little less weird. They do a lot of thankless work—that is, until you’re unbalanced. Then you might have a whole host of problems or symptoms on your hands and it’s a relatively painless solution! I

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Probiotics 101

July 2, 2014

Or, maybe we could call this “When a good bug goes bad. Or disappears. And what we can do about it.” You may have seen a lot about probiotics in the news, on commercials, or recommended in natural-health magazines for a whole host of issues you may be having, but how much do you know about them? It’s a huge topic, so I wanted to bring you a little information

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The Best Safe Sunblocks

June 27, 2014

All right, so we’ve been really digging the sun this week, right? I wanted to share with you some of my favorite sunscreens and sunblocks with you! I have two basic guidelines for picking sunblock: 1. No oxybenzone (watch out for this in lip balms containing SPF too!) 2. If “fragrance” is listed in the the ingredients, there’s no limit to the type of chemicals in the entire formulation. Scary,

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Sun Safety: Guide to Sunblock

June 25, 2014

Bask in the sunshine. Boost your Qi. Absorb Vitamin D. But stay safe. Not only do you not want to soak up all the good stuff the sun provides, you want to protect against skin cancer, sunburns, and sunspots/aging. We’re starting to hear some creepy stuff about sunscreens and sunblocks—that maybe using sunblock doesn’t also prevent skin cancer. Turns out that SPF 50 you were putting on only prevents sunburn,

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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: Jet-Lag Remedy

February 28, 2014

Today’s Fabulous Friday is short and sweet! One of the downsides of taking a fabulous vacation is jet lag. It can leave you feeling like a zombie, sick to your stomach, or unable to sleep. And you want to enjoy your vacation to the fullest! Well, you know I have a suggestion for you so that you don’t needlessly suffer. It’s very imaginatively called No-Jet-Lag, and it’s a homeopathic remedy

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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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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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Five Ways to Get a Flatter Stomach Without Crunches

January 27, 2014

Put away the As Seen on TV AbRollers. Get up off the floor. There are a few ways to flatten your stomach without doing mind-numbing crunches. I promise! The added bonus is that you will improve your digestive flow in the process. Here are five easy ways to get rid of bloating—and look trimmer, too. 1. Cut out sugar—even the fake stuff. Sugars ferment in your gut and cause bloating.

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