Category Archives: Chinese Medicine

“Shooooo”: The Healing Sound for Your Liver!

In QiGong and Chinese Medicine, practitioners believe that each one of our organs are not only associated with a physical element and an emotional feeling but also a specific sound. These sounds are made through breath work and are thought … Continue reading

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The Love Herb: Benefits of Hawthorn on the Heart [+ Tea Recipe!]

Hawthorn has been touted for thousands of years as a powerful heart medicine. The bright red berry and its leaves grow on a deciduous shrub and comes to harvest in the Fall. It’s a great cardiac medicine and is able … Continue reading

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“Beeting” Winter: A Sweet + Refreshing Apple, Beet, & Carrot Slaw!

Root vegetables are the stars of the winter season. Without these earthy and satiating veggies, it’d be so difficult to build up the immunity and warmth we need to get through the cold months smoothly. Although roasting tubers and roots … Continue reading

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Winter Essentials: Simple Ways to Use Aromatherapy for the Cold Season

Aromatherapy, the use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils, is a simple and effective method to boost immunity, mood, and energy. Essential oils are popular for holistic treatments of issues ranging from bacterial infections to the winter blues. The … Continue reading

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Holiday Hydration: The Importance of Water [+ Recipe!]

Water is truly the basis of life and it is the element associated with the Winter season. Just as flowers, plants, and trees instantly become vibrant and alive after a good rain, we too need to make sure that we … Continue reading

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Nourish Your Life-Force: Adzuki Bean + Shitake Soup!

We’re officially in Winter mode. It’s cold & rainy, the holiday songs are playing, and we’re ready to spend time cozy-ing up with our loved ones. In Chinese Medicine, Winter is associated with the kidneys, the control center of our … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks for Tea: Herbal Concoctions for Digestion!

Here we are in the season of indulgence. One of our favorite times of year, the holidays are a time to fill up with love and comfort alongside our loved ones but often we also fill up a little too … Continue reading

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Qi: Harnessing Your Life Force

In the world of chinese medicine, no word is more known or maybe even more used than “Qi” (pronounced “chee”). Qi, or life force, is the very foundation of Chinese Medicine and all understanding of the human mind, body, and … Continue reading

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A Graceful Fall: Foods & Tips to Transition Seasons Smoothly!

As the seasons change, it’s a good practice to check in with yourself and notice the habits you’ve become accustomed to, the foods that you’ve been consuming, and the physical activity that you have (or have not) been committed to. … Continue reading

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It’s Conceivable: We’ve Got a New Line of Herbal Tinctures for Women’s Health!

We are excited to announce that Earth and Air Wellness is now offering Conceivable ProLine herbal tinctures! ┬áTinctures are one of the most effective options for the administration of herbal products. By extracting herbal substances with water, glycerine, and alcohol, … Continue reading

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