Turmeric for Stagnation

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Turmeric has been around for thousands of years. It is widely used in culinary dishes and is very medicinal as well. In Chinese medicine, turmeric is used for blood and qi stagnation. A common complaint of women, menstrual issues can range from annoying to debilitating. Turmeric can help stimulate blood flow in the pelvic area and uterus. Stagnation can be a …

Spring and Stagnate Liver Qi

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“The months of the Spring season bring about the revitalization of all things in nature. It is the time of birth….this is the season in which the universal energy begins anew and rejuvenates…one should attempt to correspond to it directly by being open and un-supressed, both physically and emotionally.” Huangdi Neijing Another spring break in Iowa City has come and …

Frequently Asked Questions

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Acupuncture is the most recognized technique that we use. Licensed Acupuncturists may use a wide variety of therapeutic techniques, including herbal medicine, exercise therapy and nutritional advice. Chinese medicine is one of the oldest continuing systems of medicine in history. It has its philosophical roots in Nature and uses gentle, but powerful methods to help harmoniously balance the body and …