The Sunshine Vitamin


By Chelsea Eilts, ND, MSOM, LAc Vitamin D is the one essential vitamin that your body produces on its own when given enough sun exposure. However, for people living north of the San Francisco latitude, there is insufficient UVB exposure to make enough of this vitamin outside of the summer months. Certain foods do contain [...]

The Sunshine Vitamin2021-07-02T18:45:39-07:00

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe


By Lisa Thompson, ND Now that we are well into summer we have an abundance of fresh, healthy herbs from the garden, farmer’s market and grocery store. This recipe calls for 3 different herbs and is packed with nutrients and flavor. The rainbow of veggies and herbs are rich in antioxidants and provide all [...]

Delicious Summer Salad Recipe2021-07-02T18:49:12-07:00

Warming Sock Treatment


  This at-home warming sock treatment is best if repeated for three nights in a row or as instructed by your physician. Indications for use of the Warming Sock Treatment Sore throat or any inflammation or infection of the throat Neck pain Ear infections Headaches Migraines Nasal congestion Upper respiratory tract infections Cough Lower respiratory [...]

Warming Sock Treatment2021-02-06T08:53:21-08:00

Immune Support


  Elderberry, a great antiviral scientifically proven to be effective against the influenza virus, has been used for centuries to help fight off colds, flu and other respiratory illnesses. (1) Licorice root has well-documented antiviral, antibacterial and antifungal properties. Many studies have shown it to be effective and it tastes good too. (2) Olive leaf [...]

Immune Support2020-03-16T16:00:57-07:00

Easy and Effective Cough Syrup Recipe


  Ingredients needed: 2 tablespoons raw, unfiltered honey 1-2 ounces of apple cider vinegar .4 ounces of elderberry (sambucus nigra) syrup Instructions: combine 2 tablespoons of raw, unfiltered honey with 1-2 ounces of apple cider vinegar, stir until the honey dissolves. Try to use as little vinegar as possible, start with 1 ounce and add [...]

Easy and Effective Cough Syrup Recipe2020-03-16T15:57:22-07:00



by Dr. Sarah Larson What does this infection mean for you and your family? The 2019 Coronavirus (COVID-19) was detected in Wuhan city, Hubei province in China. While coronaviruses are not new, this particular strain is relatively unknown at this point. As a result of widespread infection rates, the World Health Organization declared a public [...]


Allergy Season


by Dr. Greg Lamont-Mitchell It’s allergy season again and it’s predicted to be a bad year for allergy sufferers. Over the past few years there has been an increase in intensity and duration of allergy season due to climate change. But don’t fear, at Emerge we have an arsenal of treatments available to help defeat [...]

Allergy Season2020-03-17T07:40:58-07:00

Winter Immunity


Staying Strong and Healthy Through the Cold Season I. Prevention! Building up the strength of the immune system through out the winter when infections are more prevalent is the first step towards keeping healthy and strong. Many herbs have an “immuno-modulating” effect meaning that they help the immune system work more efficiently. Other herbs make [...]

Winter Immunity2020-03-17T07:41:58-07:00

Non-exercise physical activity may reduce heart disease risk


Non-exercise physical activity improves heart health (Or: It pays to dust the living room while watching television) By Sarah Larson, ND, LAc While there is no substitute for a regular exercise routine, a recent study from Swedish researchers indicates just getting up and moving around throughout the day rather than sitting can reduce the chance [...]

Non-exercise physical activity may reduce heart disease risk2019-08-05T13:23:16-07:00
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