Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part Two
In the first installment of our series of blog posts about turmeric we learned that Curcuma aromatic helps treat the liver and cholesterol.  It should also not be used with cloves or with anti-coagulant drugs. Curcuma Longa- Turmeric [caption id="attachment_1416" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Longa- Turmeric[/caption] Yet another of the over the counter turmeric varieties, Curcuma

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Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One

Talkin’ ‘Bout Turmeric- Part One
[caption id="attachment_1408" align="alignleft" width="300"] Curcuma Aromatica- Turmeric[/caption] Over the past few months, we've had a number of questions from our patients about supplementing with turmeric.  They want to know: What is it good for?  What dosages should be used?  Who should or shouldn't use this herb?  Which drugs or herbs interact with it?  And, many, many other

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Acupuncture for Fertility

Acupuncture for Fertility
Acupuncture and herbs clears Fallopian Obstruction Infertility.  Laser Acupuncture was used in a recent study to prevent gagging in children during dental X-Rays.  Herbal medicine injected into acupuncture points helped reduce cancer related fatigue.  These are the three studies we will look at in our Research Roundup for this week. Acupuncture for Fertility In this study there were

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Quit Smoking with Acupuncture

Quit Smoking with Acupuncture
[caption id="attachment_867" align="alignleft" width="300"] Quit Smoking with Acupuncture[/caption] By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic At one point I would have told anyone who had asked that acupuncture could not help people who wanted to quit smoking.  But recent research shows that people who want to can quit smoking with acupuncture.  There are

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Chesterfield Acupuncturist Recommends this Herb for Back and Neck Pain, Sciatica and Arthritis

By Dr. Eric Waltemate, St. Louis Acupuncture & Chiropractic Some of the most common complaints that we hear are related to back pain, neck pain and arthritis. For this week's herb of the week, we wanted to feature the pubescent angelica root, which has historically been prescribed to treat Wind and Dampness in Chinese Medicine.

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Chesterfield Acupuncturist Recommends this Herb for Arthritis

[caption id="attachment_481" align="aligncenter" width="700"] Arthritis Herb- Siler Root[/caption] Arthritis can be alleviated with siler root.  Siler root is a powerful herb to help fight arthritis.  The Chinese characters for siler root are 防風, Romanized as Fáng Fēng, and pronounced like “Fong Fung.”  It means “wind break” like a row of trees or a built up mound

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