Points Newsletter - December 2017

The Healing Power of Turmeric

The Healing Power of TurmericBy Emma Suttie, D.Ac, AP

Turmeric has been used in India's diverse cuisine and is one of the main ingredients in curry, giving it that lovely golden yellow colour. Turmeric is also an important herb in India's native Ayurvedic medicine which has been in existence for thousands of years - as long as Chinese medicine. Its many health benefits are well known in India and have been slowly revealing themselves to the West. Over the past few decades, science has been discovering Turmeric's many healing properties. More...  

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The Healing Power of Turmeric

Skin: Healthy from the Inside-OutBy J. Matthew Brand, L.Ac., Certified Clinical Nutritionist When we show our face, we are exposing a part of our innermost selves to the world. While the outermost layer of skin is composed entirely of dead cells, the condition of the epidermis is the result of not only what happens on its surface, but also what is happening inside the body.

Our skin provides protection from the external environment, being our first line of defense against bacteria, viruses and other microorganisms. More...


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Ask Dr. MaoQ: I am carrying around a lot of weight leftover from a pregnancy; I gave birth over a year ago. What can I do to lose the weight? Are there herbs I can take to accelerate the healing of my body?

A: Pregnancy and delivery are very taxing on the female body and deplete it of blood and vital energy (qi). It is essential to supplement blood and qi immediately after delivery. Your excess weight is also a result of depleted qi, which is unable to properly metabolize the energy.

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