5 Tips to Stay Hydrated

5 Tips to Stay Hydrated Rachel Nowakowski, L.Ac. We are mid-summer. The days are long and we are outside working and playing in the heat and humidity. During these hot days, you may find yourself feeling overheated, lethargic, and without much appetite. Chinese medicine calls this Summerheat Syndrome – a disorder associated with exposure to … Read More

Medicinal Herbs in Your Backyard

Some people think of Chinese herbs as exotic plants grown only in faraway Asia. Many of the plants used in Chinese Herbal Medicine can easily be grown in Western North Carolina, because of the temperate climate, similar to parts of China. Many common medicinal plants are as beautiful as they are useful. For example: Balloon … Read More