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Chinese medicine Ellen Goldsmith Licensed acupuncturist,

The Summer Season in Chinese medicine

Balance during the summer season in Chinese medicine In every new season we have an opportunity to renew and rebalance. ​If you are welcoming the open path of the summer season of 2021 like I am, despite the unbearable relentless heat here in the Pacific Northwest, this summer is filled with possibility. What are those…

acupuncture, COVID, immune support

COVID: 5 Simple Ways to Boost Your Immune System

5 Ways to Support Your Immune System with Chinese Medicine during COVID We are learning, in this time of COVID, that none of us are completely immune to this fast mutating virus (unless perhaps we have recovered from it). However, we do know that reducing our exposure by staying home and reducing contact with groups…

Nutritional Healing with Chinese Medicine

Optimize Our Diets in the Time of COVID-19

Optimizing Our Diet in the Time of COVID – 19 “Those who take medicine and neglect their diet waste the skill of the physician.” -Chinese proverb Optimizing our diet in the time of COVID-19 can rely upon the wisdom and guidance of Chinese nutritional healing and Chinese medicine. Chinese medicine and its 3,000-year-old tradition of…

How to use food as medicine

Nourishing Ourselves in the Time of COVID-19

Nourishing Ourselves in the Time of COVID – 19 “Those who take medicine and neglect their diet waste the skill of the physician.” -Chinese proverb  I want to reach out to you during this challenging time we are living through to offer support and encouragement. In the past year I lived through my husband’s illness…

Immune Support

Immune Support Tips in the time of COVID

Immune Support Tips in the time of COVID In every time of difficulty there is opportunity. The world pandemic of COVID has brought us all to the same plane. What is clear is that the attention we pay to our health at this time and to the recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control…

Preventing and Treating Colds and Flu naturally, Dr. Gary Weiner, N.D.

Preventing Colds and Flu Naturally

Do you want to prevent colds and flu, the natural way? It is flu season and you may be wondering if there is a way in which you can prevent the onslaught of colds and flu, naturally. Listen in as Dr. Gary Weiner, naturopathic physician, Chinese herbalist and acupuncturist, discusses natural ways to boost immunity…