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Unidentified Sniffles Be Gone!

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Unidentified Sniffles Be Gone!
When I have a few weeks of going through half a tissue box a day, I turn to Chinese herbs.  This year I have been taking an antihistamine, but still had breakthrough symptoms (or it just stopped working).  My savior?  Bi Yan Pian.

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Herbal Topicals for Pain Relief

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Herbal Topicals for Pain Relief
When applied to the skin, these products can help relieve pain in the affected area.  In general they work by increasing circulation and moving qi. From a more technical Chinese Medicine perspective, their aromatic qualities can release the surface, unblocking channels and expelling heat or cold. These days there are many options out there, so here's a little primer to help you choose.

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Seasonal Sensibilities

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Seasonal Sensibilities

Autumnal greetings!  This is the time of year to appreciate fall colors and hot apple cider!  Here at Epsilon we're also celebrating Liver Awareness Month in October.  Most people know that the liver helps detox our bodies, but your liver also plays a part in many other body functions.  It helps regulate glucose and other blood chemistry, digestion, and hormones - so it's really important to keep it healthy!  The good news is it's never too late to start because livers are spunky little organs that can bounce back into balance with enough TLC.   Chinese Medicine Detox Theory Chinese Medicine...

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Preparing for Cold and Flu Season

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Preparing for Cold and Flu Season
Natural medicine including Chinese Herbs can be very effective in decreasing the severity and duration of any illness. They work the best when taken right at the start of an illness, but can be helpful at any stage - even that pesky lingering cough.

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Introducing Herbal Consultations

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Introducing Herbal Consultations
We are happy to announce a new partnership with Vital Gate Acupuncture here in Portland, OR.  Kat Powers, MSOM, LAc has special training in the use of Chinese herbal medicinals, and is excited to help us help you.  

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