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6 Tips for Healthy Winter Eating According to Traditional Chinese Medicine

Looking for some Traditional Chinese Medicine tips on what to eat this winter? Read on! With winter solstice behind us, it is safe to say that we are truly in the thick of winter. Temperatures are dropping, days are short, and we are all trying to stay warm here in New York City. In Chinese …

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millet congee

Millet Congee with Shiitake Mushrooms and Kabocha Squash

As we pass the winter solstice, what better way to prepare for the colder weather than through a warming and nourishing bowl of congee?     Congee is a grain porridge cooked slowly over low heat and can be made plain or with the additions of various herbs, vegetables and/or meats. Congee is a common Chinese breakfast …

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Chinese Herbalist treats COVID 19 Patient Case

How A Chinese Herbalist Treats Covid-19: A Case Study

In this post, we want to walk you through the step-by-step process Suzanne Connole, LAc, a classical Chinese herbalist here at Five Seasons, took in diagnosing and treating a suspected Covid-19 case. In this account, you will get a taste of how our medicine views acute viral infections and see the special challenges that come …

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Guasha Tools used for Upper Respiratory Health

Tip #3: Guasha for Upper Respiratory Health

This is the third and last of a series of posts outlining some simple Chinese medicine-inspired practices to do at home to keep you and your loved ones healthy while on quarantine. The first post was on the use of warming moxa for digestive and immune support and overall strengthening. The second post was on …

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Man Tapping For Respiratory Help and Opening the Airways

3 Chinese Medicine Health Tips While on Quarantine Tip #2: Tapping the Chest and Opening the Airways

This is the second of a series of three posts outlining some at-home Chinese medicine health practices that can keep you and your family healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic. The first post was about applying moxa to a special immune-boosting acupuncture point that is great for overall strength and immunity. In this post, I’d like …

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Moxibustion Immune Boosting Treatment

3 Chinese Medicine Health Tips While on Quarantine; 1st of 3 Posts: Immune Boosting Moxa

In my last blog post I wrote about supplements, dietary suggestions and lifestyle modifications that can enhance your immunity and keep you in good health. Thank you to all those who reached out to let me know how helpful this was. Your interest in the licorice and ginger decoction also allowed me to develop a …

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COVID-19: Chinese Medicine Insights

COVID-19: Chinese Medicine Insights and Recommendations

Like you, we are also closely keeping abreast of the developments of the coronavirus both locally and abroad. Although COVID-19 is a novel coronavirus, traditional Chinese medicine has experience treating epidemics throughout the ages and can offer unique insight and care. In this post, we wanted to provide you with helpful information gathered from articles …

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