Steam Inhalation Basics

By Cindy Black / January 14, 2018 /

Clear your head! Steam inhalation for sinus congestion coughs, or stuffy nose is very effective. To get great results, all you need is: Hot water A bowl A towel One drop of essential oil. Watch the video below for simple steam inhalation instructions: Steam Inhalation is Simple! This is a great way to stay healthy…

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Supporting the Lungs with Meridian Massage

By Cindy Black / September 7, 2017 /

Lungs are the “Tender Organ” The Lungs are vulnerable to fluctuations in temperature, air quality, and airborne pathogens. Because they are so vulnerable to outside conditions, the Lungs are said to be the most tender Organ in Chinese medicine. Lungs are the Yin Organ pair to the Large Intestine The Yang partner of the Lungs…

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Lung and Large Intestine Meridians

By Cindy Black / October 22, 2015 /

The Lung and Large Intestine Meridians The Lung and Large Intestine are paired Yin and Yang meridians. The Lung meridian is Yin, it’s Yang partner is the Large Intestine meridian. These two meridians are also categorized within the Metal Element. For any given pairing, the Yang meridian is more often used to clear things out of the…

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Qi Jacket Point Combination

By Cindy Black / November 8, 2011 /

It takes a whole village of points to raise one Qi jacket! Here’s how I think about it: The Earth element nourishes the Metal element. So, I use Stomach 36 to boost the Earth, insuring that it has plenty to give to Metal. Large Intestine 10 is a Metal point. It relates to ST 36 because…

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Flu Shot – Trick or Treat?

By Cindy Black / October 4, 2011 /

It’s the 1st week of October, and Halloween decorations and candy sales have already begun. Drug stores are flashing florescent “flu shots – $20” signs. I’m barely over my seasonal hurricane anxiety. No wonder the squirrels are so nervous–so much to attend to and there’s never enough time! What if we were to think about flu shots…

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Nourishing Yin

By Cindy Black / September 5, 2011 /

Yin is the “stuff” that fuels Yang. No matter how pretty your car is, it won’t run if the gas tank is empty. Yang energy is busy, active, bright, flashy, external, extroverted, etc. The basis of Yang Qi is Yin. A gift of understanding this is knowing that by restoring our Yin we keep our…

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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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