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Herbology

What Is Jing?

Beware of Chinese herbal companies that seduce the public into buying Jing tonics online, because unawareness of the precise sign & symptom indications for Jing tonics may lead to problems. As we age and experience psycho-emotional & physical stressors, we inherently need Yin tonics (rest & repair, anabolism support) AND Jing protection, conservation or restoration.The right Jing tonic depends on ones constitution & presentation, diet & lifestyle. Digestion, Liver & Spleen usually need support before Jing is can be effectively supplemented.

Gluten Part 3- Herbs

As mentioned in Part 1, gluten sensitivity is easier to diagnose and treat than gluten intolerance in Western medicine. However, in Chinese medicine there are MANY herbal formulas to address this problem. They are composed of herbs that "Regulate Qi" and relieve "Food Stagnation". Ironically, "sprouted" grains & seeds, fruits, and fermentation are HEALING and indispensable:

fu xiao mai [wheat]

yi yi ren [pearl barley]is not believed to be allergenic

Chinese Herb Saftey

“The Cleveland Clinic, one of the country's top hospitals, is a surprising venue for the dispensing of herbs, a practice that is well established in China and other Eastern countries but has yet to make inroads in the U.S.…Patients must be referred by a doctor and will be monitored to ensure that there are no drug-herbal interactions or other complication” 
(Wall Street Journal, 2014).
 
Now that the Cleveland Clinic has introduced Chinese herbal medicine into mainstream practice, consumers may become more interested in the many aspects that contribute to the safe and sound use of Chinese herbs.

Seasonal Allergy Control




Allergy medications are among the most frequently used drugs. Some are over-the-counter, while others require a prescription. There are also herbal alternatives.





The immunology of secretions in airway mucosa is the first barrier against environmental irritants and pathogens. Hence it is important to keep them moist. Many of the drugs and herbal alternative listed below are warming, cooling and/or drying - and not very MOISTENING to airway mucosa.Sinus and respiratory problems that are precipitated by "dryness or dry-heat" may become worse with some of them.

Menopause & HRT

Menopause is when menstruation stops and the body goes through changes that no longer support pregnancy- a natural event that normally occurs at age 45 to 55 (MedlinePlus,  2014). Menopause is complete when a period has not occurred for 1 year (MedlinePlus). 

The discomforts of the transition through menopause can exist many years before (peri-menopause) and after (post-menopause) menstruation ceases.  Common discomforts are hot flashes, night sweats, difficulty sleeping, amenorrhea or irregular menstrual cycles & bleeding patterns.
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