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Glorious Greens

How do green veggies benefit our bodies? They are very high in calcium, magnesium, iron, potassium, phosphorous and zinc, and are a powerhouse for vitamins A, C, E and K. They are crammed full of fiber, folic acid, chlorophyll and many other micronutrients and phytochemicals. In traditional Asian medicine, the color green is related to…

Yummy Allergy Remedy

  Try this simple Ayurvedic remedy to help you out this allergy season. It works by supporting digestion, allowing us to better digest and assimilate common allergens. A delicious paste safe for all ages, and in moderation, for all constitutional types. Instructions: Combine 1 part: Cinnamon Powder, Licorice Powder, Turmeric Powder. Mix thoroughly in a…

Acupuncture Victoria BC – You are what you digest

For most people the understanding of the process of digestion begins and ends at the mouth.  If it tasted good swallow it down.  This simple approach might have worked when we were young, but by middle age it gets harder to ignore the grumblings of the gut. Digestion is a complex processes involving both the…

Avoiding colds and flu by stoking the ‘inner fire’

  Want to avoid the flu bug this year?  The basic principl3s of traditional medicine from around the world, whether Indian, Chinese, or Persian, can help to empower us to take greater control of our health, especially as winter approaches.  So much of this knowledge is common sense, and by tuning into this simple logic,…