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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Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain

Acupuncture Eliminates Chronic Low Back Pain
What is Chronic Back Pain? According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, 80% of  adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their lives.  Also, 20% of those who experience lower back pain will develop chronic back pain.  Chronic back pain is back pain that lasts for more than 3

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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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