Posts Tagged ‘cinnamon’

Essential Oils in Chinese Medicine

Monday, June 5th, 2017 by Sharon Sherman

At Empirical Point Acupuncture, essential oils may be used to complement many of our other modalities. Essential oils represent the jing, or essence of plants, and have a long, rich history in Chinese medicine. Because of the foundational nature of oils, these substances can address structural complaints as well as an individual’s mental and spiritual […]

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Use of Chinese Cinnamon; Gui Zhi & Rou Gui in Herbal Medicine

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016 by Sharon Sherman

With Thanksgiving around the corner and a chill in the air, many of us are getting back in the kitchen to prepare warm, comforting food. Maybe you’re the type to spend hours perfecting a butternut squash soup recipe, or maybe you’ve just been eagerly anticipating the return of a certain cult coffee flavor. From muffins to […]

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Acupuncture for Raynaud’s Disease: Eliminate Blockage & Increase Blood Flow

Wednesday, January 29th, 2014 by Sharon Sherman

Raynaud’s is a serious disorder that prevents adequate blood flow from reaching the fingers, toes, ears, nose, and lips. About 5% of Americans have Raynaud’s, and its symptoms can be diagnosed as a disease, syndrome, or phenomenon, depending on its presentation and root cause. People with this disorder are prone to frequent vasospasms, or blood vessel […]

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3 Tips to Avoid Digestive Problems during Holidays that Work

Friday, December 17th, 2010 by Sharon Sherman

As the holidays roll around, many of us celebrate by toasting and breaking bread with family and friends.  And while there is good news according to a recent Vanderbilt University study – we don’t actually gain the rumored average of 5 pounds over the holidays…it may be closer to only 1 pound – the bad […]

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