How Does Herbal Therapy Work?

Our practitioner, Kerry, LOVES these Urban Herbs products. Herbal therapy is a great, natural method for treating all kinds of conditions. We have formulas for pain, stress, digestive issues, women's health concerns, sleep, and SO many other things. How do they actually work in the...

TCM clock

The TCM Clock

A brief overview of the TCM clock and how timing of symptoms can play a role in TCM diagnosis. ...

Digestion

By Nikki Vanecek November 18, 2020 We often ask our patients how is you digestion? The typical response in “fine” so we try to clarify what we mean by how is your digestion. Is it fast (runny, soft, diarrhea) slow ( constipation, deer poop) or regular?Your...

Late Summer Eating

The late summer is the least talked about season in Traditional Chinese Medicine, in my opinion. This is truly unfortunate because it is the most important when it comes to your digestive system. As discussed in our previous blog post by our lovely intern Meaghan, the...

Late Summer

As we are slowly transitioning into our last month of summer in Minnesota, we thought it would be a good time to talk about a “bonus” season we have in TCM that isn’t often talked about in the west. Late Summer is observed as the...

What Do Vivid Dreams Mean?

In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it is generally thought that a healthy person sleeps through the night, undisturbed by dreams. This is due to the smooth flow of qi throughout our bodies. The term “qi” is often translated as “energy”, but I prefer to translate...

Summer in TCM

It is very much summertime here in Minnesota which means it’s FIRE season in Traditional Chinese Medicine. TCM both respects and moves with the seasons in everything that we do: in the way we dress, what we eat, and what health concerns we know we...

Pain And CBD

PAIN in TCM (Traditional Chinese Medicine) is viewed as a blockage of qi and blood in a meridian- or a traffic jam in the part of the body you’re experiencing the pain. With acupuncture needles and herbs, we MOVE the qi and blood to relieve...