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280 results for tea

  • TCM Teas For Excessive Heat

    TCM Teas for Excessive Heat

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the concept of excess heat plays a significant role in understanding imbalances within the body and the environment. Excess heat can arise from various factors, including the seasons, weather conditions, indoor environments, hormonal imbalances, stagnation, diet and illnesses. By recognizing these influences and their effects on the body, TCM provides a comprehensive approach to restoring balance and promoting well-being. In this blog, we explore how excess heat is perceived in TCM, its diverse origins, and the traditional Chinese teas that can help address each type of excess heat.

  • Herbal Tea

    Curb Your Coffee Habit: How & Why to Switch to Tea

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    Around 90 percent of Americans consume at least 300 milligrams of caffeine everyday, making it the most widespread addiction in the nation. While addiction may sound like a strong word to use when talking about coffee, the reality is your body does become dependent on it, and cutting out the habit can be tough. Read on to learn more about the health benefits of switching from coffee to tea and how you can make the transition seamlessly — without the headache. 

  • Must-Have PMS Teas and Tinctures

    Teas and Tinctures For Your Period

    in General Wellness / / 0 comments

    Aunt Flow is here. It’s that time of the month. The crimson tide has arrived. It’s shark week!

    Whatever you call it, your period has arrived. That means you probably need a way to ease your symptoms, get some energy back, and make it through the week like the boss babe you are.

    When Midol doesn’t cut it, TCM has your back.

  • Sleep in Eastern Medicine

    Getting Enough Rest? Probably Not. Here’s What To Do Instead

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    If you’re like most people, chances are you’re not getting enough rest. Have you ever sat on the couch all day but still felt like you barely relaxed? That’s because, weirdly enough, not all rest is created equally. There’s different types of rest that our bodies and minds need to feel our best. Western Medicine says that we need 7-9 hours of sleep plus a half hour or so to get to sleep so that we can get into the deep sleep that allows our body to make repairs. Eastern medicine has a less “numeric” take on rest. Sometimes the kind of rest we need is sleep. But sometimes it’s a Netflix marathon, or a long drive, or a coffee date with your best friend. Here’s what you need to know about the different ways to rest up with eastern medicine so you can refuel and take on the world!

  • Eastern Medicine For Anxiety

    Should You Try Eastern Medicine Instead of Anxiety Meds?

    in Condition Related, TCM / / 0 comments

    The COVID-19 pandemic has affected pretty much everything, and mental health issues are no exception. The rate of anxiety and depression has quadrupled in the US during the pandemic! Previously, only about 10% of US adults reported dealing with these issues. Now, that number has skyrocketed up to 40% of the adult population. If you’re one of those 40%, you might be looking for ways to treat and manage your anxiety. Most people turn to prescription meds to help combat feelings of worry and fear along with the physical symptoms of an anxiety disorder. But have you considered other options? Here’s the low-down on how anti-anxiety medications work and whether natural alternatives might be a better option for you.

  • herbal tinctures

    Pills Vs. Tinctures Vs. Teas

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    If you’ve ever taken the time to research the health benefits of herbs, you’ve probably read about tinctures, capsules, herbal teas, and even eating herbs raw. While they’re all good for you, it’s difficult to grasp exactly how they differ and why you may prefer one method over another.

  • Brew Decoct Medicinal Chinese Herbs

    How To Brew (Decoct) Your Own Medicinal Herbal Tea

    in General Wellness, TCM / / 0 comments

    You’re all in. You’ve joined #TeamHolisticWellness and you’re ready to try adding medicinal herbs into your diet. But where to start? Medicinal herbs have been used for thousands of years in Eastern Medicine to treat all kinds of illnesses. So whether you’re trying to get pregnant, ease IBS symptoms, or just get glossier hair, there’s likely an herbal treatment for you. 

  • Green Tea (Camellia sinensis) | Chá Shù or Chá Yè

    Green Tea

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  • Tea

    Botany, Benefits, & Brewing – All About Tea

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    Did you know that tea is the most widely consumed beverage in the world aside from water? As an art and custom, drinking tea is also thousands of years old. Since it’s so steeped in tradition (no pun intended), there’s a lot of ground to cover when it comes to learning about the health benefits of tea and its use in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM).

  • Green Tea Goodness : The Beauty and Wellness Super Agent

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    Many of us know green tea as a tasty drink, but did you know green tea can be a key element to better skin and health? Believe it or not, green tea isn’t just another beauty industry fad. This emerald tea has been used for centuries by practitioners of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its many health and wellness benefits. Get the scoop on what’s so great about green tea and how to incorporate it into your daily routine.

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