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Easy Health Care

By Cindy Black / December 7, 2009 /

Acupuncture is just one of the many modalities of Chinese Medicine. Other methods of Chinese Medical treatment include herbs, massage, exercise, diet, and meditation. Depending on the concern of the patient, any one or a combination of these methods may be recommended by a Doctor of Chinese Medicine. The West now recognizes the multiple health…

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Find your spark of celestial start dust

By Cindy Black / November 30, 2009 /

Bahama Cassia, Cassia chapmanii I planted four little Cassia shrubs in 2004, each was a twig with a few branches only about 3 feet high. Today their delicate foliage and stunning yellow flowers dominate one side of our property. They bloom quickly and fully – creating a yellow blast of color and brilliance. One of…

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Sastun – a book review

By Cindy Black / November 23, 2009 /

Sastun, My Apprenticeship with a Maya Healer, by Rosita Arvigo, 1994. A beautiful ode to Don Elijio Panti, a legendary Maya Medicine Man who lived in Belize, Central America. This story is a gift to those of us seeking a spiritual context for our healing work. A reminder of the powerful healing held in the…

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Homeopathic Flu Prevention

By Cindy Black / October 25, 2009 /

A simple homeopathic remedy for preventing the flu.

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Prevent Colds and Flus

By Cindy Black / September 20, 2009 /

Natural Cold and Flu Prevention I’ve been getting many questions about how to prevent the flu from friends and clients as they go to work in schools, public and private offices, retail, etc. So here we go… Keep the ick out! Prevention is easier than curing. Illness prevention and health support are hallmarks of alternative…

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Immune Support

Immune Support

By Cindy Black / August 29, 2009 /

As I drove north from Florida for 2 days with only one short night of sleep, I had plenty of time to think about my immune system. In order to support my body through this somewhat stressful event, I focused on drinking plenty of water, light eating, and taking supportive herbs. It seems the plan…

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Things I always take on a plane

By Cindy Black / July 14, 2009 /

Besides a few snacks, magazines and my iPod, I always travel with a few things to protect myself from “plane air.” First and foremost, I try not to think about it too much. Next, I relax by doing a few things that offer me a little extra protection from real or imagined things floating around…

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