Posts Tagged ‘allergies’

April Special: Herbs for Allergies

It’s allergy season! Consider stocking up on the herbal formula Xiao Chai Hu Tang, which is great for all- around allergy symptoms. It has adaptogenic herbs to help balance the immune system, herbs to clear up phlegm, and herbs to deal with inflammation symptoms in the head. For the month of April, it will be

Herb of the Month: Xiao Chai Hu Tang

It’s allergy season! Consider stocking up on this formula, which is great for all- around allergy symptoms. It has adaptogenic herbs to help balance the immune system, herbs to clear up phlegm, and herbs to deal with inflammation symptoms in the head. For the month of May, it will be on sale at a 20%

Herbs of the Month: Allergy Busters

We are continuing our allergy-season special this month. These formulas are great for dealing with many different allergy symptoms. Ask Emily or Josh which one would be right for you. All 3 formulas are on sale at a 20% discounted rate of $10.20 per bottle. Xiao Chai Hu Tang This formula is great for all

Is it a Cold or Allergies?

Fall is the beginning of cold season. It’s also when people with allergies to weeds (ragweed, goldenrod, etc.) tend to have the worst symptoms. So, how do you know if you are coming down with a cold or if you have allergies? This chart from WebMD does a great job of breaking down the common

Is “Being Healthy” a Worthwhile Goal?

The American culture is very goal oriented. There’s nothing wrong with that; it has made us a prosperous and productive nation. But sometimes that focus does us a disservice when it comes to our health. Most of my new patients come in with a specific “main complaint”—a condition or set of symptoms that they want

Seasonal Allergies Presentation

This Friday I will be part of a panel of health professionals discussing how to prevent and treat seasonal allergies. This is part of a multi-lecture wellness series hosted by Generations Healing Center in Oxford (I will be there again next month to discuss fibromyalgia). Other speakers include herbalist Dell Bachand and Linda Spring of

Spring Weather Brings Allergy Symptoms for Many

For people with seasonal allergies, this lovely spring weather can lead to some unpleasant symptoms.  Seasonal allergies related to pollen can affect us in the spring, summer, or fall.  The predominant pollens right now in Massachusetts are tree pollens, such as Cedar, Juniper, and Poplar.   Grass pollens will be higher in the summer, and weed

The Spring Season and Chinese Medical Theory

When the days start to hit 60 degrees here in New England and tiny green sprigs of new grass begin to poke out of the ground, do you start to feel your pulse quickening and your attention wandering, as the pent-up energy that made you stir crazy during the winter can finally be released? Chinese

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