Aging Gracefully

CBD for You and Me!

By |May 1st, 2018|

CBD oil is a Natural Medicine found in the Cannabis plant.  No one can get “high” on it.  But it is an effective medicine for multiple issues as well as for longevity.  CBD regenerates the human body and brain to be more youthful.  It changes lives, and the cities and states who embrace it […]

Live Long and Prosper (Part 3)

By |April 4th, 2018|

Longevity & Vitality:  A Brain Requirement, Ancient Wisdom & New “Reverse Aging” Science
Part 3 in the  “Live Long and Prosper” Series
In our first two articles “How Gut Health & the Gut-Brain Connection Affect Your Health & Longevity” and “Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices & Foods”, we covered a lot of territory in what is thought […]

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CHINESE MEDICINE: LONGEVITY PRACTICES AND FOODS

By |February 27th, 2018|

Chinese Medicine: Longevity Practices and Foods
Article 2 of  3:  Live Long & Prosper Series
Chinese Medicine is an ancient, natural medicine.  Asian masters teach that we each are born with a certain amount of “Jing” (Life Force Energy), and when we have expended it, that’s all there is.  Therefore, it is important to be judicious […]

Holistic Gut & Brain Health for Longevity: Live Long & Prosper

By |February 7th, 2018|

Longevity and the Gut, and How Gut Health & the Gut-Brain Connection Affect Your Health
Longevity and the Gut is Article 1 in a 3-part series.

The buzz word is “Anti-Aging”.  It’s everywhere…on book titles, anti-aging product labels, marketing ads and YouTube.  I believe the best approach to living healthy and long is to use the […]

FEASTING OR FASTING:

By |January 3rd, 2018|

THE NEW SCIENCE OF FASTING AS NATURAL MEDICINE
FASTING…hmmmm. That sounds like deprivation, hunger and muscle wasting, not a powerful, natural and holistic medicine approach. But, of all the wonderful music, art, science, and other contributions to our world which have come from Italy, I never expected to be fascinated by the work of a […]

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Toxic Lipstick – A Few Tips

By |September 5th, 2017|

Hot Tips for Health:
1. Check this link for the toxicity of a particular lipstick: Click here for the FDA list. The lower the levels the better for your health!
2. Wipe off your lipstick BEFORE eating or drinking. Reapply afterwards. (Avoid actually ingesting it.)
3. Check out a home-grown manufacturer: Nature’s Earth Cosmetics (based in SW […]

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Unplug from it all!

By |August 2nd, 2017|

Larry Witzleben, LMT
Polarity Therapist ∙ Energy Practitioner
at Lotus Blossom Clinic

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here’s what I’ve come to know in 28 years of practice: It’s our nervous systems! Long before stress becomes physical tension that we notice and feel, our nervous systems have already sounded the alarm. “Uh-oh. Danger! Muscles, prepare to tighten up in protection!”

 

It’s our nervous […]

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CHOCOLATE AS MEDICINE

By |May 31st, 2017|

Chocolate as Medicine
This article is written for Lotus Blossom Clinic, we provide acupuncture, massage, Reike, and food healing consultations.

TRUE CONFESSIONS:    Six years ago I became a confirmed Chocoholic.  It happened when I began to grasp the medicinal scope of this heavenly substance.  And when my neck inflammation “melted” after 30 years of whip-lash injury […]

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Mighty Mushroom Series: Reishi “Queen of Mushrooms”

By |May 4th, 2017|

Mighty Mushroom Series From (Acupuncture in Fort Myers) Lotus Blossom Clinic
REISHI “QUEEN” OF THE MUSHROOMS
“Asian history has more medical documentation on Reishi than any other mushroom.  In 2005, it took away my grandfather’s chest pains for 5 years…beginning on the day he started using it.

    

For advanced-stage cancer, asthma, depression and a long list […]

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IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

By |April 5th, 2017|

IS YOUR THYROID IN DISTRESS?

 

Over twenty-five percent (25%) of Americans have Hashimoto’s Disease, which triggers the immune system to attack the thyroid gland, sending the endocrine system into chaos. The inflammation (or chronic lymphocytic thyroiditis) caused by this attack on the thyroid will typically cause hypothyroidism (an under-active thyroid) and slow the production of […]

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Medical Mushroom Series – Cordyceps

By |March 1st, 2017|

Medicinal Mushroom Series

CORDYCEPS THE CONQUERER

Medicinal Mushrooms are fairly closely related to us, evolutionarily-speaking.  We share about 30% of our DNA with mushrooms, and both species use enzymes to break down nutrients to sustain ourselves.  Most mushrooms break down plant matter externally, and in the process, create soil and access to nutrients which Nature uses […]

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Lion’s Mane Mushroom for Brain and Neurological Health

By |February 1st, 2017|

LION’S MANE FOR THE BRAIN & NERVES

 

MEET THE MUSHROOM MAN

We first encountered Paul Stamets on YouTube.   I could not rip myself away for a second.   His talk at a Bioneers’ Conference in 2015 was riveting and inspiring.   This man and his wife have literally spent years in the forests, mostly in Oregon and Washington […]

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