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Coronavirus Herbal Strategies

Coronavirus Herbal Strategies

Coronavirus pneumonia is considered a “warm disease” with damp and heat affecting the chest and upper abdomen (upper and middle burner).

We’re following the herbal strategies and formulas coming out of China right now. These formulas have herbs that clear damp heat, nourish body fluids and release the exterior. Thank you to THOMAS AVERY GARREN for his continued work and translations.

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Blood Deficiency // Eastern Energetics

Blood Deficiency // Eastern Energetics

During these deep winter months it is common to feel more and more aware of how the body is depleted, particularly with Blood* and body fluids.

This is a season when Blood nourishing herbs can come into play in a powerful way. Blood deficiency affects everyone differently and some of us are more susceptible this type of depletion depending on constitution and lifestyle.

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What is Moxa?

What is Moxa?
Moxibustion therapy is the use of moxa herbs to warm acupuncture points and meridians for therapeutic benefit.

Moxa is made from the leaves of the mugwort plant (Artemisia argue) and is processed into various forms. It provides a deep penetrating heat that is healing and comforting. Its use predates written history and is thought to have paved the way for mapping out the acupuncture channels that we use today. Continue reading