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Tip 4 Detox Drinks – The Best Fresh Herbs to Use

When making Detox Drinks it’s a good idea to include fresh herbs because they are powerful detoxifying agents. Mint  Did you know that mint has one of the highest antioxidant capacities of any food? It’s the perfect ingredient for detox drinks because it invigorates the senses while soothing an upset stomach or indigestion. Mint improves …

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Tip 3 Detox Drinks – Best Fruit and Veg to Use

Tasty detox drinks can be created by adding carefully selected fruits, vegetables and herbs to water. Each one has specific components that aid detoxification while helping to boost the immune system and prevent chronic disease. The are numerous ones to choose from including: Watermelon helps hydrate the body It fights inflammation and free radical damage while providing …

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Article 3 – Stress Management and Menstrual Irregularities

The regularity and quality of the menstrual cycle is a very good indicator of a woman’s overall health. As mentioned in our previous articles, stress impacts strongly on Liver physiology. The main functions of the Liver energy are to harmonise the circulation of Qi throughout the body as well as to store and regulate the …

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Tip 2 Detox Drinks – Health Benefits

The many health benefits of Detox Drinks include: 1. Removing Toxins from the Body Every day we are exposed to environmental pollutants, preservatives, heavy metals, pesticides and cancer-causing chemicals. We inhale, ingest or come into contact with these toxins and they get stored in the tissues and cells throughout our bodies. This affects immune system function, our …

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Detox Drinks – Spring to Life with our 5 Tip Series

Tip 1 – It’s Springtime – Detox time! At this time of year, we’re ready to peel off our heavy winter clothes and spring into life while basking in the warmer weather. Trips to the beach and romps in the park once again feature as weekend activities. Likewise, in Oriental Medicine spring is all about …

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Article 2 – Tips for Dealing with Mood Swings and Irritability

Mood swings, irritability and tension are some of the most prevalent signs of stress in our lives. These symptoms become overwhelming for many of us, and often we turn to self-management strategies like overindulging in food or alcohol, or vegging out in front of the TV. Unfortunately, these behaviours don’t address the causes of our …

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Article 1 – Stress Management for Musculoskeletal Pain​

One of the main symptoms of stress in our lives and one that most of us will experience at some time is musculoskeletal pain. Ever noticed that feeling you get when you’re under pressure and your shoulders start creeping up towards your ears? Your neck starts to ache, you become stiff, tight, and lethargic, and …

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Liver Energy – 3 Tips to Find Balance

Exercise! The best way to provide free flow of Liver energy is to move your body. It doesn’t need to be strenuous, doesn’t need to be long. Walking regularly (20 to 30 min 3 times a week) is a fantastic method to keep body and mind balanced. What better time is there than Spring to …

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Stress Management – ​Introduction to 5 Articles

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Ondol Practitioners at Acupuncture Seminar

Another acupuncture workshop was attended over a weekend in late June by the Ondol practitioners, Kelly, Hae-Uk and Jim. The class was taught by one of their favourite teachers, Monika Kobyleka, from the United States. During this workshop, they studied the most recent works of Master acupuncturist, Kiiko Matsumoto, the prominent protégée of the late Master Nagano, …

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