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 Summer heat Syndrome – a disorder associated with exposure […]
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 […]
Summer Heat Syndrome: Five Ways to Stay Cool!
We are at the peak of the summer heat and we have to be careful not to overheat. In Chinese Medicine, Summer Heat Syndrome is a disorder associated with exposure to high temperatures and humidity. Symptoms of Summer Heat Syndrome are similar to the Western medical description of heat stroke – excess body heat, red […]