Posts Tagged "insomnia"

Beat the Summer Heat

Posted on Jun 18, 2012 in Acupuncture, Health and Wellness

Acupuncture and Chinese herbs can help keep you cool and collected during the long hot summer months. Acupuncture points like Hegu (LI 11 and 4) can reduce fever and body temperature.  Points such as Lu 7 and Ki6 nourish the body fluids, adjust and cool the lungs. Chinese Herbs such as Ju Hua (Chrysanthemum flowers), Jin Yin Hua (Honeysuckle flowers) and Lotus seeds all clear heat and nourish body fluids.  For more extreme cases of dryness, thirst, irritability, dry, red eyes or pink eye, insomnia there are many classical formulas to nourish yin and blood while reducing heat and fire such as...

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Research: Zizyphus Combination Induces Sleep

Posted on May 27, 2011 in Health and Wellness

 Research: Sun Ten Zizyphus Combination Induces Sleep. Suan Zao Ren (sm. zizyphus) has binding affinity for receptors for serotonin, 5-HTP and GABA.

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Getting to Sleep Naturally, Help from Chinese Medicine

Posted on Jan 31, 2011 in Health and Wellness, Uncategorized

Getting to Sleep Naturally, Help from Chinese Medicine Alaina Speraw, L.Ac., Dipl. Ac., B.A. 480-710-8458   www.goldlakeacupuncture.com Nearly two out of three Americans are experiencing sleep deprivation, not surprising that so many turn to high octane caffeine beverages to get through their day! Traditional Chinese medical view on sleep Nightime is considered the Yin Time, when your body takes care of itself, does routine repair and maintenance.  Proper sleep is essential to allow this restorative work to take place.  Especially critical to the function of organs such as the Liver, which...

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