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Temporary Clinic Closure
*In light of recent developments and through much thought and consideration I have temporarily closed Black Pearl Acupuncture to ensure the health and well being of my patients and our community.
*I know that this is a hard time for everyone and I am here to support you. If you have any questions about any health related topic you think acupuncture and/or herbs could be helpful with please feel free to call or email me. I am happy to talk with you and give you self care remedies you can do or make at home while we are all physically distancing.
*Below is an immune boosting tea called Cong Bai tea that I often recommend to patients to help them stay well during cold and flu season. It’s simple and it’s effective. It helps to boost your immune system and it’s good to drink at the first signs of a cold, feeling sick or for prevention of sickness.
The 4 ingredients/herbs tend to be items people already have in their home or are fairly accessible. I like this tea and Chinese Medicine for that matter because of its accessibility, below is the recipe and some explanations on each ingredient used…
Cong Bai Tea
1 bunch of green onions (chopped)
Green onions are known in traditional medicines to help dispel pathogens and helps to benefit the lungs.
2 orange peels (chopped)
For hundreds of years, herbalists trained in Traditional Chinese Medicine use orange peel to improve digestion, relieve intestinal gas and bloating, and resolve phlegm. This peel acts primarily on the digestive and respiratory systems.
5 slices of fresh ginger root (1/8″ thick)
In Traditional Chinese Medicine fresh ginger is an herb that is used to treat the early stages of sickness that affect the upper respiratory tract, the eyes, the ears, the nose, the throat or the skin.
1 TBSP of brown sugar
In Traditional Chinese Medicine brown sugar is known for its ability to tonify qi or strengthen the bodies energy in combination with the other herbs. It s also warming to the body.
4 cups of water
Boil ingredients for 10 minutes, strain & enjoy!
(If you are on any prescription medications that would negatively interact with any of these ingredients please refrain from making and drinking this tea.)
*You are in my thoughts. I wish you and your family good health and resilience during this time.
*To help keep you well while you are at home, I will be posting immune boosting and stress reducing suggestions on my instagram page: Black Pearl Acupuncture, facebook page: Black Pearl Acupuncture and website blackpearlacupuncture.com.
*Please take good care of yourself and each other. Thank you for your continued trust in Black Pearl Acupuncture.
Your Partner In Health,
Sita Symonette, LAc, MAcOM
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