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  • Writer's pictureSherrie Matthews LAc.

Stay at Home Wellness

Stay at Home Wellness

5 Tips to Stay Well & Positive during Stay At Home.  Sherrie Matthews, April 16,, 2020

Spring Equinox a Boost your mood with the therapeutic aroma of Room Sprays that double as Facial Toner. Lavetentions, focus on positive habits to keep us healthy and happy while we are spending more time at home. Something is telling us to slow down, stay grounded and get ready for something amazing coming our way.  1. Strengthen your Immune System with C Boost. An Herbal Formula of Vitamin C and Zinc packed with Chinese Herbs of astragalus, astractylodes, fang Feng and rose hips to strengthen the Lungs and can be taken daily to protect you from getting a cold.  Shop Herbal Supplements

2. Aromatherapy. Boost your mood with the therapeutic aroma of Room Sprays that double as Facial Toner. Lavender and Sandalwood infused with Clear Crystals will help you restore a sense of calm.

3. Use a Moxa stick to Strengthen your Lungs and boost your Immune System. Moxabustion (Moxa) is made from a Chinese Herb, Mugwort, which has the properties to open the Channels, move blood and Qi, the same as Acupuncture needles. An at Home Acupuncture treatment without the needles. Light one end like you would incense and just rotate it in a circular motion on the outside of your knees, at the crook of your elbow, and about an inch below your belly button for 10 minutes a day. You will hit all the immune-boosting points as directed by many Doctors in China to keep themselves and patients healthy during the Covid-19 crisis.  Shop Moxa Sticks Here

4.  Meditate and Gratitude check-in. First thing in the morning, before you watch the news or listen to anything negative or energy-draining about the Quarantine.  Choose Healing Stones for your practice and then carry them in your pocket, put on your desk, yoga mat and under your pillow for a stress-free sleep. At the end of the day think of 5 things you are grateful for. You will find Simple things are the most important.  Shop Healing Stones Here Hydrate and Rest. Surprisingly, this is one of the most effective ways to boost your immune system and stay healthy. If you feel something coming on, rest up and get as much sleep as you can. Drinking water is essential but consuming soups is also a great way to hydrating. Soups and Congees are very nourishing and tonifying for the body. Chinese Medical theory tells us that when you increase the water in your body it also increases the production of blood which is essential to nourish the body and settle the heart. The result decreased stress and hypertension. as well as clear out any unwanted toxins.  Toss a few Gogi Berries to warm water for a homemade tea that will give you antioxidants to help you sleep, gives you energy, and moisturizes the skin from the inside. It's like a reverse facial. While we are eager to get back to Acupuncture treatments in the office as well as house calls visits, we will be closed until Stay at Home Orders are lifted. A portion of the proceeds from all product orders will be donated to help support our workers on the Front Line.  Stay Safe and be Well. x Sherrie 

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