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Tea, also known by its botanical name, camellia sinensis, is one of the most widely consumed beverages in the world. According to legend, in 2732 B.C. Emperor Shen Nong accidentally discovered tea when leaves...Continue reading
During the long, cold months of winter, it is normal for all of your body’s systems to slow down. This includes the function of your skin – your body’s largest organ. When your skin’s...
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Melasma is a common skin condition in which dark patches appear on the skin, most commonly on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead, upper lip, and chin – areas of the face that...
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Springtime is a time to enjoy new growth after a long winter – flowers blooming, tender leaves sprouting in the trees. Unfortunately for some, Spring can also bring on miserable allergy symptoms. Allergies are...
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What is dermatitis? In medical terms, ‘derm’ refers to the skin, and ‘-itis’ simply means that something is inflamed. So dermatitis is literally ‘inflammation of the skin.’ This is a very broad term that...
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According to the National Eczema Association, the prevalence of eczema in children in the U.S. is 10.7%. So, that’s basically 1 in 10 kids who have eczema – that’s a lot of kids, and...
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Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is a vast and comprehensive medical system that was first developed in ancient China more than 3,000 years ago. There are several different therapies that comprise this complex and beautiful system....Continue reading