Feverfew for Migraine Headache


By Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND Feverfew (Latin name Tanacetum parthenium) belongs to the Asteraceae or daisy family of plants. It’s a medicinal plant traditionally used for the treatment of fever, migraine headache, rheumatoid arthritis, stomachache, toothache and insect bites. Found in gardens and along roadsides, Feverfew is a beautiful daisy-like perennial. The name “feverfew” stems from [...]

Feverfew for Migraine Headache2021-06-04T17:37:24-07:00

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month


By Dr Lisa Thompson June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM). It’s estimated that migraine affects over 14% of people worldwide, making it the 3rd most common disease behind dental cavities and tension headache. In the United States alone, more than 39 million women, men, and children experience migraine. The World Health Organization named migraine as one of the 10 [...]

June is Migraine Headache Awareness Month2021-06-03T22:22:20-07:00

Cold Lavender Compress for Sunburn


By Dr Lisa Thompson As we come into the season of sunshine and outdoor adventure, it’s important to be aware of sun exposure and protecting the skin from the damaging effects of UV rays. In a previous blog post we discussed sunscreen and provided a link to the Environmental Working Group’s sunscreen guide. Although we [...]

Cold Lavender Compress for Sunburn2021-06-03T20:23:44-07:00

May is Mental Health Month


By Dr. Peter Addy, PhD Wow, life sure can be hard right now. I feel like I have less to do, and also more to do at the same time. It can be more difficult to focus my mental and physical energy, especially when Netflix and the couch are so close by and inviting (I’m [...]

May is Mental Health Month2021-05-03T13:03:45-07:00

Disc Herniation


By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DCDisc herniations occur when there is a disruption in the outer layer of an intervertebral disc (the annulus fibrosis), causing the inner jelly-like material (the nucleus pulposus) to become displaced. The most common direction for this material to move is posterolaterally (angled back and to the side), which can exert pressure [...]

Disc Herniation2021-05-01T11:41:12-07:00

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit


Reiki is a form of healing energy that exists throughout the universe. In recent times it has been classified as a biofield therapy; a biofield is the field of energy that surrounds and interpenetrates the human body, or any biological body. Therapies such as Reiki are noninvasive modalities in which the practitioner works with the [...]

Reiki for Body, Emotions, Mind and Spirit2021-05-01T10:33:55-07:00

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie


By Dr Chelsea Eilts, ND, LAc This delicious, healthy Green Goddess Smoothie is a great way to start the day or refresh yourself after a workout. This recipe is gluten-free, without added sugars. Substitutions are suggested for folks who are vegan. This smoothie is loaded with healthy nutrients to do your body and mind some [...]

Recipe – Green Goddess Smoothie2021-04-01T15:37:17-07:00

Elecampane, a Better Bitter for Coughs & Digestion


By Dr Chelsea Eilts, ND, LAc Elecampane (Latin name Inula helenium) is a biennial garden herb that is described as bitter, pungent, salty, and warming. Most often, Elecampane is used to clear up phlegm from the chest and stimulate digestion. You can find this herb in different forms, including bulk dry herb, tincture (of infused [...]

Elecampane, a Better Bitter for Coughs & Digestion2021-04-01T15:40:12-07:00

What You Should Know About Brain Injuries


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Over 5 million Americans (just over 2% of the population) currently live with a disability resulting from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). Brain injuries are unpredictable in their consequences. A brain injury affects who we are, the way we think, act, and feel. It [...]

What You Should Know About Brain Injuries2021-03-02T09:27:06-08:00

Nettle – Stinging But Helpful, Especially During Spring Allergies


By Dr. Sarah Larson, ND, LAc Stinging nettle (Urtica dioica, Urtica urens or Urtica radix) has been used medicinally for centuries and has several therapeutic benefits, including the relief of pain, treatment of urinary tract infection, reduction of enlarged prostate and powerful antihistamine properties (hello, allergy season!). Commonly found in nearly every state in the U.S., you [...]

Nettle – Stinging But Helpful, Especially During Spring Allergies2021-03-01T15:35:24-08:00

Treatment for Car Accident Injury


By Dr Morgan Kinnear, DCIn 2019 there were over 110,000 people involved in motor vehicle collisions statewide, according to the Washington State Department of Transportation. Musculoskeletal pain is one of the most common complaints following a motor vehicle collision. Chiropractors are doctors who assess and treat many of the common musculoskeletal conditions that result from [...]

Treatment for Car Accident Injury2021-03-01T16:00:04-08:00

Siberian Ginseng for Immune Function and Stress


By Dr Greg Lamont-Mitchell, ND Siberian ginseng (Latin name Eleutherococcus senticosis) has long been used in traditional herbal medicine and research shows that it has many beneficial effects on human health. Siberian Ginseng is considered to be an “adaptogen”; this term means that it can be used to improve our ability to manage stress. [...]

Siberian Ginseng for Immune Function and Stress2021-02-15T11:34:48-08:00
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