Posts Tagged ‘sinusitis’

Ligusticum: Chinese Medicine for Seasonal Change

Monday, October 25th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Ligusticum (chuan xiong) is a popular herb in Chinese medicine.  While the root and rhizomes have therapeutic properties, ligusticum is also used for flavoring and fragrance due to its pungent and warm qualities.  Ligusticum’s properties are well suited for autumn and ailments that typically occur during the change of seasons. Ligusticum is featured is the […]

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Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture in the Treatment of Sinusitis

Thursday, April 29th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

Some 30 million Americans suffer from sinusitis, or sinus infection.  Typically associated with a cold or allergy episode, sinus tissue swells and production of watery mucus increases, causing blocked breathing and a heavy-headed feeling.   Symptoms of sinusitis include: thick, yellow/green mucus, indicating bacterial infection; nasal congestion; sinus headache and/or facial pressure; sometimes even fever and […]

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