Meet Acupuncturist Ashley Flores of Four Flowers Wellness

Today we’d like to introduce you to Ashley Flores. Ashley, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today? I began my exploration of Eastern Medicine as a way of dealing with my own health challenges. In my late teens and early twenties, I...

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Chinese Medicine and the Art of Letting Go

Are you feeling pissed off? Angry? Upset? Irritated? Frustrated? Agitated by things that are beyond your control? It's a good time to Let Go. We choose to let go, not because we are detached and unfeeling (or apathetic), but because we make a conscious...

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Basil & Chrysanthemum Tea for Headache and Stress

When stress rises and brings on a headache, these three soothing herbs work together to calm the nervous system and relieve pain and tension in the head. Common kitchen basil is not only delicious in pasta and salad, but also makes a wonderful ingredient...

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Fertility, Emotions, and Acupuncture

As any woman who has struggled to conceive knows, emotions are a key part of the pregnancy puzzle.  Fertility problems are stressful, and often cause a woman to feel anxious, depressed, or inadequate.  Depression and emotional turmoil can delay or even prevent...

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Audrey and Charlie’s IVF Journey

When I first met Audrey and Charlie, they had been trying to conceive their first child for over 4 years. When it became clear after a year that a pregnancy wasn’t going to be as easy to achieve as they’d hoped, they began looking for answers. Not long after, Charlie...

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Homemade Chai Tea Recipe

I had my first taste of real, homemade chai while working at an Indian restaurant years and years ago. It was such a revelation after only having the boxed, overly sweetened, steamed milk concoction served by the big coffeehouse chains. This chai was...

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