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Use This Topical Product for All Your Aches and Pains

Pain can be a debilitating nuisance. It can prevent us from doing important things and even enjoying life. Alas, we have many natural solutions to…

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8 Reasons Herbal Medicine is Right for You

Tea is the elixir of life - Lao Tzu It’s no secret that herbal medicine or plant medicine is effective. Yet many people are hesitant…

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Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear

Working with Fear! A Fresh Perspective on Engaging with Fear In this article, Working with Fear, the emotion of fear is given a fresh perspective.…

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Two Daily Musts for Health

One of the most common question I’m asked is, “Malerie, what’s your number one health recommendation?” This is a big question. My response is always the same, “It depends.” I know, I know, that’s not the answer you were hoping for, but it really does depend. It depends on several things. It depends on what you’re wanting to accomplish. It depends on which body – physical, mental, emotional or spiritual

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There’s an Herb for that: Digestive Distress and Heart Health

You ate too much and you feel like crud, now what? Are you concerned about your blood pressure and heart health?  Lucky for us, there’s an herb that addresses both concerns. Two for one! It’s hard to beat that bargain. This herb will ease digestive distress and aid in heart health. The magnificent herb in reference is Hawthorn Berry or Crataegus. It is known as Shan Zha in Chinese Medicine. Before we

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5 Truths About Essential Oils, What You Must Know

Essential oils are HOT HOT HOT right now. They are everywhere and everyone is using them. Before you continue using them or start using them, you’ll want to know these five truths. These truths are the foundation for essential oil use. They will provide you with what you need to know to be comfortable and confident in using this medicinal art. As part of the curriculum for my masters in

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7 Steps for Reducing Anxiety & Panic Attacks

Image a world where you can take control of anxiety and panic attacks. One where you know how use your best tool, yourself.  In this post and video, I share with you how to reduce anxiety, and anxiety attacks by using the yin yang theory. This theory will provide you with clarity and control the next time you feel anxious or experience a panic attack. Click to watch my video

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How I Recovered from a Ruptured Ovarian Cyst

In this post, I share a personal story. One that involves a ruptured ovarian cyst, and my recovery using Chinese Medicine. I’m sharing this story because women and men need to know that Chinese Medicine offers solutions for women’s health issues. These issues include period pain, cramps, bloating, irritability, breast tenderness, menorrhagia, amenorrhea, infertility, and menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes. Chinese Medicine is also effective for cysts and fibroids.

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There’s an Herb for That: 9 Uses for Chrysanthemum

There’s an Herb for That: Chrysanthemum In this post, I identify signs and symptoms that can be alleviated by the flower, Chrysanthemum. This herb is otherwise known as Ju Hua in Chinese Medicine. Before we get started, “There’s an Herb for That” is an ongoing series that identifies common signs and symptoms that can be alleviated by herbal medicine. Within each post, I will identify a single herb that you

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Your First Acupuncture Treatment, What to Expect

How exciting! You’ve scheduled your first acupuncture appointment or maybe you’re thinking about it. Either way, here’s what to expect from your first acupuncture treatment. Please keep in mind that this information is specific to my practice. However, I am sure it is similar to other practitioners in the field. Particularly those that practice Classical or Traditional Chinese Medicine. Learn more about the different types of acupuncture in my article,

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Use This Topical Product for All Your Aches and Pains

Pain can be a debilitating nuisance. It can prevent us from doing important things and even enjoying life. Alas, we have many natural solutions to decrease and eliminate your pain! In Chinese Medicine there’s a common saying, “where there is pain, there is stagnation.” To elaborate, where there is stagnation, there needs to be movement. In this article and video, I’m going to share with you a product that will

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How to Choose an Acupuncturist, 3 Tips

Let’s be honest, finding a health care practitioner of any kind can be scary. We often go to a practitioner because they were referred to us. If you’re the first of your bunch to try Chinese Medicine, here’s my best advice on how to choose an acupuncturist. Click the image to watch my video or continue reading below!  #1 Find a practitioner who is an Acupuncturist and an Herbalist. This

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