How Can Chinese Herbs Make You Healthier And Happier?

For the past four years, I’ve been studying to become a Doctor of Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine. Although I didn’t know much about herbs before starting this program, I was blown away by the power of Chinese herbal medicine. There are hundreds of different herbs that have been used effectively for thousands of years to…

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9 Medicinal Flowers Used in Chinese Herbal Medicine

While you might think of cooking herbs like rosemary and thyme when you hear about herbal medicine, Chinese herbal medicine actually refers to a wide range of substances that come from nature. These could be plant parts such as leaves, stems, roots and flowers, as well as minerals and animal substances. In Chinese, hua¬†means flower,…

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Changing the Flower Business – One Bouq at a Time

When it comes to the flower industry, sustainability is a complicated question. For example, flowers imported from the fertile climate of Ecuador may have a smaller carbon footprint than flowers grown in climate-controlled greenhouses in the US. On the one hand, flowers could be considered an expensive waste of water and other natural resources. On…

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What is Sustainability?

We have organized some resources to help you learn more about sustainability. Search through the list of sites below. Sustainability comes in many forms and a review of the sites below will help clear up any questions you may have. This is not an exhaustive list of sustainability resources, but what we have provided is…

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