Posts tagged with ‘Herbs’

  • 3 East Asian Herbs You Already Have In Your Pantry (And 3 You Need To Get ASAP)

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    If you’re new to Eastern medicine and traditional Chinese therapy, you might think that the herbs and ingredients used in TCM are weird, unfamiliar, and hard to find in your local supermarket. And for some ingredients, you’d absolutely be right! But a lot of people would be surprised to know that many herbs and ingredients from TCM are probably already in their pantry, let alone their grocery store!

  • Building Your Memory With Eastern Medicine

    Can Eastern Medicine and Practices Help Me with My Memory?

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    Have you lost your train of thought during a meeting recently or blanked on the name of the latest podcast you were binge listening to? If this type of memory lapse seems to be happening more and more often, know that this is a natural part of the aging process but you don’t have to settle for slower cognition and a less sound memory. From incorporating new habits into your routine to supplementing your diet with certain herbs, Eastern medicine can help you preserve and restore your memory.

  • Arthritis Treatments In Eastern Medicine

    What To Know About Arthritis and TCM: Symptoms, Diagnoses, and Treatments

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    Feeling achy and stiff? Maybe you have a wonky knee that acts up when it’s raining, or your wrist tends to hurt when you’ve been typing all day. If you’re familiar with arthritis, then you know that western doctors can’t always offer much help. Generally, most Western medical practitioners try to treat arthritis with painkillers, anti-inflammatories, and physical therapy. Luckily, Eastern medicine has been treating arthritis and joint pain for centuries, so it’s a great option for someone looking to work alongside or instead of western treatments.

  • Gas & Digestive Issues in Eastern Medicine

    Why Am I So Gassy? Answers From The East and West

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    Let’s face it: gassiness is normal. Sometimes it’s stinky, sometimes it’s loud, but at the end of the day, gassiness, farting, and bloating is a normal thing that all of our bodies do. But sometimes, normal gassiness turns into constant and repeat bloating and discomfort. When that happens, it’s time to figure out what’s making you uncomfortable and how you can fix it. Depending on who you ask, there’s a couple of different answers to this question.

  • Natures and Flavors in Eastern Medicine

    Food As Medicine: The Natures and Flavors of Food According to TCM

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    Food is an incredibly important part of TCM. Some foods can change the levels of Yin and Yang in our bodies, while others can directly stimulate certain organs and bodily systems. Since TCM is all about seeking balance in our bodies and minds, knowing the right foods to eat to shift that balance is key to finding physical and mental harmony.

  • Eastern Medicine Constipation Treatments

    3 Natural Ways to Fix Constipation with Eastern Medicine–FAST!

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    If you’re reading this, you’re probably constipated right now or have been recently. You’re not alone – 2 out of 10 Americans deal with this tricky situation every year. Normally, most people poop anywhere from a few times a day to a few times a week. There’s no set number of times you should sit on the porcelain throne, because it depends on a lot of different things. So how do you know when you have a pooping problem? When you’re struggling to poop and you notice a big change in your number of visits to the restroom, that’s an indication that something isn’t right.

  • Prevent Memory Loss With Eastern Medicine

    How To Prevent Or Stop Memory Loss, According to TCM

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    As we get older, our short term memory gets worse–it’s a natural part of aging! But just because it’s natural doesn’t mean it’s inevitable. In fact, if you exercise your brain and keep your body healthy, you can slow down and even stop memory loss! To help prevent memory loss, western doctors suggest staying active, challenging your brain with puzzles, sleeping enough, and opting for a protein-rich diet. But like many things, Traditional Chinese Medicine has its own view and treatments for memory loss.

  • Cinnamon In Eastern Medicine

    Cinnamon in Eastern Medicine: Not Just A Spice

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    When you think of cinnamon, it probably brings to mind the smell of scented candles in the fall and coffee shops selling chai lattes, but did you know that cinnamon isn’t just for candles and lattes? It’s also known for having a slew of health benefits. Western doctors are beginning to prescribe it more and more for issues like hyperglycemia and diabetes. But when it comes to Eastern medicine, cinnamon has been used for thousands of years to treat a much wider range of illnesses and health problems.

  • Chinese Superfoods To Boost Libido - Flower

    7 Chinese Superfoods to Boost Your Libido  

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    Things like stress, depression, prescription drugs, chronic illness, and not getting enough sleep can all lower your libido. It’s something people have been struggling with for centuries, so don’t feel bad if your sex drive is low, too. And luckily, TCM has a long history of finding cures and aids for boosting the libido.

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