Telemedicine or Telehealth for Acupuncture Practices during Covid-19, an Attorney Point of View – Joseph R. Borich III, J.D

Little doubt exists that telemedicine, or more properly telehealth, is here to stay unless COVID-19 wipes us out, sends us back into the stone age, or so ruins the economy that even this non-face-to-face healthcare treatment is no longer available. The virus has certainly made people afraid to venture out of their homes and turn to video calls. More likely, COVID-19 will result in the expansion of telemedicine, not just in the United States, but around the world, albeit expanding in different ways.… Read the rest »

Unlock the Mind to Find Your Calm with TCMzone’s New MindKalm® by Sherri Taylor, L.Ac.

It is my pleasure to introduce the newest addition to the TCMCeuticals line — MindKalm®, a new formula designed to soothe Liver Qi stagnation with phlegm misting the mind disturbing the Shen. As its name suggests, MindKalm® helps unlock the mind by sherri-taylor-smalltransforming phlegm, clearing heat and moving the stuck energy of the Liver Qi to clear the mind, creating more peace and harmony within. This formula may help people experiencing emotional distress and mind-body imbalance due to phlegm heat and Liver Qi stagnation*.
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Support Upper, Middle and Lower Jiao with TCMCeuticals Essential Digestive Formulas

By: Sherri Taylor, L.Ac.

This month we are focusing our attention on TCM for digestive conditions. Digestive conditions are vast and common and TCM offers powerful therapies to support a healthy digestive system*.  Our TCMCeuticals® Digestive line consisting of three (3) formulas for the upper, middle and lower jiao are the fundamental digestive formulas for your practice.  Our formulator, Dr. Haihe Tian’s comprehensive TCMCeuticals® digestive line consists of Esophageal Balance for the upper jiao, Digestive support for the middle jiao and Colon Harmony for the lower jiao*. … Read the rest »

My Post-Grad School Training in China, By Cynthia M. Cano

Hello everyone, my name is Cynthia, thank you for taking a moment to read about my adventures in China and student training organized by TCMzone, LLC.

cynthia new crappedLet’s begin with a brief introduction about myself, I am a recent graduate from Phoenix Institute of Herbal Medicine and Acupuncture (PIHMA) in Phoenix, Arizona. Before seeking a Master of Science in Oriental Medicine (MSOM), I graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health Science from California State University San Marcos (CSUSM).… Read the rest »

Changing Seasons and Transitioning into the Metal Element

by Sherri Taylor, L.Ac., MSOM, FABORM

As summer comes to an end, we prepare for another season change, transitioning into fall. How do we prepare our patients to stay healthy during the time of transitioning from summer (yang) to fall (yin)?

Chinese Medicine describes our innate ability to harmonize our biological clock with nature.  Naturally, we are able to adapt to the changes in the weather, sleep/wake cycles, and dietary habits.  We educate patients on the importance of eating and dressing appropriately for the seasons and getting enough rest.… Read the rest »

TCMCeuticals® Digestive Health, A New Approach to Gastrointestinal Health

An Interview with the formulator, Dr. Haihe Tian, Ph.D.,  A.P. (FL)

Sherri: Hi Dr. Tian, thank you for taking the time out of your busy day to speak with me regarding your new digestive herbal line with TCMCeuticals® by TCMzone.  Can you tell me a little more about your background and how you decided on these 3 formulas for your digestive line?

Dr. Tian: Sure. In 1993, I graduated from Beijing University of Chinese Medicine with a Ph.D. degree in Chinese Medicine. … Read the rest »

TCMCeuticals, A New Approach to TCM

An Interview with Dr. Jipu “Dan” Wen by Jennifer Knapp

Wen-picture-2018-smallHi Dr. Wen, thank you for taking the time to talk with me about our newest brand of professional herbal formulas, TCMCeuticals. I’m so excited about this new offering from TCMzone and would like to share some of your insights on this novel approach to Traditional Chinese Medicine. Let’s get started. – Jenifer Knapp

JK: Can you give our readers a little background on yourself before getting started?

DW: I have a bit of an interesting background, over the last several decades studying integrative medicine in the areas of liver disease and G.I.… Read the rest »

Common Herbs to Start Your Herbal Pharmacy

With all the herbs and formulas we study, how do we choose specifically which herbs and formulas to begin with, so they are not sitting on the shelf for long periods of time before being sold?

As I mentioned in my previous blog, there are specific things you want to consider when building your herbal pharmacy. However, you don’t have to feel overwhelmed with ordering mass amounts of product to immediately fill your pharmacy.  Start slow and work up to building it at your pace that will most benefit you financially.… Read the rest »

Starting Your Herbal Pharmacy, Part 2

This blog is the second part in a series on starting your herbal pharmacy.  In this section I will cover some helpful tips to get started with your herbal pharmacy and the benefits associated as a licensed healthcare practitioner. – By Sherri Taylor

Why Should I Have An Herbal Pharmacy?

Herbal Medicine is a great way to treat your patients comprehensively.  In China, herbal medicine is the primary form of treatment, and acupuncture, cupping, gua sha, tui na, etc. are secondary solutions. … Read the rest »

My Advanced Training in China

Having practiced Chinese Medicine for 13 years, I always had the goal to participate in an advanced training program in China.  In May 2016, I was able to realize this goal when I embarked on a trip to China organized by TCMzone and Shanghai TCM University for advanced herbal training with seasoned practitioners of Traditional Sherri-2Chinese Medicine.  Since my practice consists primarily of prescribing customized herbal formulas for patients with various conditions, this was the perfect training for me.

The trip began in Beijing where we did some sight-seeing, and I was able to immerse myself in the culture and history of China, touring the Great Wall; the Forbidden City known as the imperial palace from the Ming Dynasty (see picture with TCMzone’s Jennifer Knapp, she has a great article too); Tiananmen Square at the center square of Beijing known as “Gate of Heavenly Peace”; The Temple of Heaven known as the Taoist temple; and so much more.… Read the rest »