|Cold and Flu Prevention with Traditional Herbal Medicine|
On Wednesday, November 19th, at 7pm, Alaska Center Acupuncture will present a FREE 1-hour class on Cold and Flu Prevention with Traditional Herbal Medicine.
Learn how to reduce your reliance on pharmaceutical and over-the-counter medicines, which may control symptoms immediately, but ultimately impair the body's natural ability to heal itself. With a handful of safe, effective herbal remedies in your medicine chest this winter, learn how to enable strong immunity and better vitality, as well as care for the common ailments of the cold and flu season. By boosting immunity and working with your body's natural healing ability, herbs promote long term well-being, help to shorten the duration of viral and bacterial infections.
These time-tested tools are tried and true through many thousands of years of human experience, and safe enough for everyone from Baby to Grandma.
Please pre-register for this presentation by calling Alaska Center for Acupuncture at 745-8688. There are only a few spaces left, so call early.
About the presenter: Herbalist Stella Lynn works in the Wise Woman Tradition of Herbal Medicine, and heads the Palmer Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation for Food, Farming and the Healing Arts. Organic bulk herbs, herbal extracts, and private consultations are available by appointment through her Palmer-based business Red Moon Rising. Call 746-1353 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
For a printable flyer to hang in your office or forward to friends, please click the link below:
It's that time of year again, so we're reminding you that we have lots of cold and flu information available on our website. Below are some articles compiling cold and flu tips and tricks from us and other local practitioners. We've also included some other helpful links on cold and flu, so you won't be caught unprepared this year!
Just because your co-workers are getting sick, doesn't
have to as well. Much of the following information is
about what you can do to prevent getting sick in the
Article from Acufinder.com:
Article we wrote for the Frontiersman:
Another favorite remedy - this time from Naturopath
Amy Chadwick at Soaring Crane Natural Health
Center in Palmer:
And finally, an easy way to prevent illness is by
strengthening your digestive system with probiotic
foods. Homemade cultured or fermented foods
improve the quality of microbes in your gut and help
you to resist viruses and infections. . We can tell you
about lots of resources for making these foods
yourself, AND you can also purchase cultured veggies
This is a very simple recipe. Preparation time is 5 minutes - and then figure on 45 minutes to 1 1/2 hours cooking time depending on the size of the squash. Great easy dish to warm you up in the winter - YUM!
If you've never had the opportunity to read this book,
we highly recommend it. Here's what one of the
reveiwers at Amazon.com had to say about it:
Frankl founded a
school of psychiatry called "Logotherapy" after his
experience in the holocaust. According to an article on
Wikipedia, Logotherapy contains the following 3
We found Frankl's message to be inspriring and
Despite the fact that the book was written over 60
years ago, it contains great wisdom and guidance for
how to live a life that truly has meaning.
You can purchase this book at Fireside Books in
Life Family Chiropractic, LLC in Wasilla continues
their monthly FREE workshop series intended to
inspire and empower preganant women and their
families. Workshops will be held at Life Family
Chiropractic in Wasilla - contact information is
For more information about these events, call Life
1. Gluten Free Breads at the Red Beet Bakery!
Red Beet recently opened a bakery upstairs from their
restaurant. And, they offer a selection of gluten-free
breads. Great news for all those people who
are going wheat free and gluten free in their diets. We
have tried their breads and they are fabulous! Call
before you head over to find out what's available. The
Red Beet also offers a daily fixed price menu for
lunch. Selections change every day - you can join their
email mailing list for news on the menu of the day.
2. Prenatal Yoga Classes at Anjali Yoga Studio in
Wasilla - Anjali is registering students for their
next Prenatal Yoga classes which will start as soon
as enough students are pre-registered. The Anjali
Yoga room is located on Main St. in Wasilla below
Cederholm Insurance. Contact info:
3. Holiday Food Drive at Life Family Chiropractic in
Wasilla - Donate $20 worth of canned food and
receive a complimentary chiropractic evaluation worth
$125. The food drive benefits Food Pantry of Wasilla,
Wasilla Area Senior Center and Palmer Food Bank.
Click the flyer below for details:
4. Healing Path Therapeutic Massage Holiday Gift Sale - Pam Stephen,RN, LMT, NCTMB, owner of Healing Path Therapeutic Massage, is offering a variety of homemade gifts for the holidays. She offers spa baskets, scented rice bags, eye pillows, foot care kits, massage gift certificates and more. Visit Pam at the Downtown Palmer Plaza or call 715-8748 for more information.
5. Fresh USA Grown Organic Produce and other
Organic Natural food and non-food items available in
the Mat-Su Valley.