Acupuncture is just one part of a broad system of Traditional Chinese Medicine, which include Chinese Herbal Medicine, Tui Na (Chinese Massage), Therapeutic Movement (including Tai Chi and Qi Gong), Meditation, Chinese Dietary Therapy, and Feng Shui (geomancy).These are all taken into consideration when the acupuncturist develops a unique treatment plan that is right for you. Below are some of our suggestions for this season you can discuss with your practitioner to see if they are right for you:
HERBAL REMEDIES: Anxiety/Depression and Broken Sleep:
Calm Spirit – Helps to alleviate stress-associated emotions, e.g., anxiety, depression, anger. Relieves insomnia, restlessness, dizziness, spontaneous sweating, constipation due to stress, dryness of mouth and poor memory.
Schizandra Dreams – Treats insomnia and influences dreaming; may lessen the severity of sleep apnea, used for nighttime cough. Acts as a calming sedative for daytime agitation, anxiety attacks, and palpitations or for substance withdrawal.
Adrenosen- Addresses burn-out, especially when accompanied by aching, pain, and digestive disturbances. Restores energy, sense of well-being, and mental acuity. Supports the adrenal, pituitary and thyroid glands. Good overall Yin tonic.
Shen-Gem- Treats insomnia, nervousness, and anxiety accompanied by palpitations, fatigue, poor appetite, pallor, dry skin, excessive sweating, and loss of memory. Can be used as a long-term formula for people with immune disorders, chronic fatigue, and chronic pain.
ESSENTIAL OILS (click link for more information for each blend):
Anxiety Release - Life has its ups and downs. It’s normal to feel anxious when life’s upsets get in the way. The pure essential oils in this blend help promote a sense of inner peace and harmony while easing nervousness, irritability, and apprehension. Soothing and relaxing, this is our most popular blend because we all have those days.
Balancing - This calming and grounding blend of essential oils helps one to seek peace of mind. Believed to encourage individuality, decisiveness, and optimism. Breathe this blend in deeply to help you rediscover your sense of balance when life throws you a curveball.
Mentally Sharp- Need help staying awake? A motivating and mentally energizing blend of pure essential oils crafted to help improve concentration, reduce mental fatigue, and enhance awareness. This study buddy is perfect for students of all ages!
Relaxing- After a long day, we need time to unwind. This blend helps start us on that journey. These pure essential oils have traditionally been considered helpful in calming nervous tension, worry, and fear. Soothe your mind by diffusing this relaxing blend at bedtime or dilute with a carrier oil and use in the bath or massage.
· Sleep and Renew Tea White mulberry leaf, schisandra berry and a blend of other precious herbs come together to create the delicious flavor of this tea. This ancient Eastern recipe is excellent for calming your mind and nerves and to promote an easy and restful sleep.*
· Triple Stress Relief Tea Soothe tension and promote a relaxed mind with this traditional formula. The combination of three main herbs creates an uplifting blend that has been a popular stress remedy for centuries.
· Peace Tea Soothe tension and promote a relaxed mind with this traditional formula. The combination of three main herbs creates an uplifting blend that has been a popular stress remedy for centuries.*
ACHES & PAINS: CBDmd – lotion and gummies
· CBD gummies - can reduce pain, anxiety, and depression; and can even promote restful sleep.
· CBD pain relief cream - Relieve minor aches and temporary discomfort with a warming cream that also hydrates dry skin with the power of histamine dihydrochloride plus CBD.
Charm City Fidgets- Similar to traditional prayer or meditation beads, Fidgets can be used to help with focus and concentration as well as for stress relief and feeling a sense of calm. Can be helpful to calm the mind, managing ADHD and anxiety. Can also be a great tool when trying to quit smoking.
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