The Ancient Chinese Herb Formula Si Wu Tang


Chinese herbs are a concentrated, potent form of food substances. The body readily accepts herbs because they are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and trace minerals- the same molecules and compounds as our food. An herbal formula can be the pivotal treatment you need to get better, sometimes more important than the acupuncture. Some examples of this […]

Herbs for Kids

pediatric herbs

For kids with asthma or  get frequent colds, sore throats, and seasonal allergies,  Chinese herbs can provide an immune system boost. The Chinese herbs in this formula are made up of carbohydrates, proteins, fats, and minerals, the same as the food you eat, only in concentrated form. Yu Ping Feng San is a formula that […]

Ancient Wisdom


Hexagram # 43: Kuai/Break-through (Resoluteness) We came to study acupuncture through our passion for the Chinese internal arts of qi gong, ba gua, and tai ji. This passage in the I Ching speaks volumes and reflects the spirit within the internal martial arts: “…In a resolute struggle of the good against evil, there are, however, […]

When Cuts Won’t Stop Bleeding


If you’re like me, occasionally a misstep cutting vegetables or on a bike will cause a scrape or cut. I’m always in denial when this happens until I can’t ignore that apparently it’s not stopping anytime soon and certainly on its own. We use herbs to stop the bleeding faster. It comes in capsules, the formula […]