‘Blood deficiency’ is a diagnostic pattern in the Chinese Medical system that is commonly treated with acupuncture and Chinese Herbal Medicine. However, acupuncture and herbs can only do so much! One of the most important aspects in maintaining optimal health is ensuring that we are properly nourished with food, water and rest. Read more “Blood Deficiency & A Recipe!”
Did you know that essential oils can be used in conjunction with acupuncture treatments? At Levity, we are always diffusing essential oils, both in the lobby area and in all of the rooms. Not only do they smell amazing, but they also have a wide-range of therapeutic benefits as well. One of my favorite scents to diffuse in my treatment room is a blend called ‘Serenity’ from Doterra, it is a calming blend made up of; lavender, marjoram, Roman chamomile, ylang ylang, Hawaiian sandalwood and vanilla bean. Read more “Acupuncture, Essential Oils and a Discount”
In American culture where more is more; saying more, doing more, striving more. I would like to invite you to entertain the idea that less can be more. This is especially true in the context of Chinese medical treatments. I have talked with colleagues, teachers, and long-term practitioners on their perspective with respect to how many needles to use in a treatment. The answer to this question is often, it depends. There is no such thing as one-size fits all when it comes to holistic health, and that’s a large part of what I really love about this field. With that said, guidelines are helpful.
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