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Calm Jr by Evergreen
Calm Jr.

  Calm – Capsules (100 count) by Evergreen Ingredients Bai Shao (Radix Paeoniae Alba) Chai Hu (Radix Bupleuri) Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) Bai Zhu (Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae) Fu Ling (Poria) Mu Dan Pi (Cortex Moutan) Zhi Gan Cao (Rx/Rz Glycyrrhizae Praeparata) Zhi Zi (Fructus Gardeniae) Bo He (Herba Menthae) Sheng Jiang (Rz Zingiberis Recens) […]

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Enhance Memory by Evergreen
Enhance Memory

Enhance Memory – Capsules (100 count) by Evergreen Ingredients Yuan Zhi (Radix Polygalae) Di Huang (Radix Rehmanniae) Bai Zi Ren (Semen Platycladi) Mai Dong (Radix Ophiopogonis) Suan Zao Ren (Semen Ziziphi Spinosae) Tian Dong (Radix Asparagi) Wu Wei Zi (Fructus Schisandrae) Dang Gui (Radix Angelicae Sinensis) Shi Chang Pu (Rhizoma Acori) Yin Xing Ye (Folium […]

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Corylain
Corydalis Herbal Pain Remedy – (Yan Hu Suo)

Corydalin Herbal Pain Reliever If you would like to order this herb, please fill out a free health profile (and be sure to include any medications you may be taking) at KirstinsCounter.com

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Corylain
Corydalis – Yan Hu Suo – by Evergreen

For more information, or to buy Corydalis – Yan Hu Suo… Click Here

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6 reasons to eat brussel sprouts
6 Unusual Reasons to Eat Brussel Sprouts

Brussel Sprouts Thermal Nature = Cooling Flavor = Pungent, Slightly Bitter, Mildly Sweet Diuretic Clears Heat Brightens the eyes Prevents tumor growth High in pantothenic acid, vitamin A, C, sulfur, iron, and B vitamins Conditions Brussel Sprouts can Help Relieve: Conjuctivitus Nearsightedness Irritability Difficult urination Cancer

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Chinese Medicinal Properties of Asian Pears
Do your Lungs Love Asian Pears?

In Chinese Medicine Asian Pears are Used Medicinally too: 1 – Regenerate body fluids – (lubricate the lungs & throat, dry cough, hoarse voice, constipation, retina pain) 2 – Clear heat & Calm the Heart – (thirst, red painful sore throat, skin lesions, irritability, anxiety, restlessness) 3 – Detoxify the body & Descend Qi – […]

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OH SOOO Many Reasons to Eat Pumpkin!!!
OH SOOO Many Reasons to Eat Pumpkin!!!

In Chinese Medicine we use pumpkin medicinally for: Damp/Heat in the Spleen & Liver/Gall Bladder – (Diabetes, Immune Disorders, Chronic Fatigue, Deep feeling of heat in the bones, Eczema, Stomachache, Asthma, Cancer, & Chronic Bronchitis) Benefits the Uterus – Calms a hyperactive fetus For more about Pumpkins… Click Here

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Health properties of pumpkin seeds
4 Reasons Not to Toss Your Pumpkin Seeds This Year!

In Chinese Medicine we use pumpkin seeds for these patterns: 1 – Kidney Deficiency (impotence, prostate issues, difficult urination) 2 – Spleen Qi Deficiency (edema, anti-nausea, morning sickness, fatigue) 3 – Liver Yin & Blood Deficiency (dry brittle nails & hair, floaters, scanty menstruation, easily frightened) For more info about pumpkin seeds… Click Here

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Health Benefits of Bell Peppers
5 Reasons Bell Peppers Rock!

In Chinese Medicine Bell Peppers: 1 – Promotes blood circulation (high blood pressure, neuropathy, other circulation issues) 2 – Strengthens the Stomach (obesity, fatigue, sluggishness, 3 – Removes stagnant food (bloating, gas, feeling of fullness, incomplete bowel movement, frostbite) 4 – Reduces swelling (chronic or acute injury, fibromialgia) 5 – Cancer protector (full of beta-carotene, […]

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2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal!
2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal!

2 reasons to add cauliflower to you meal! Although it may not boast the same amount of medicinal properties as some other foods, in Chinese Medicine we use Cauliflower to: 1- Lubricants intestines – (relieves constipation, and inflammation& bloating) 2- Strengthens spleen – (strengthens a weak digestive system, boost energy) For more on Cauliflower… Click […]

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Calm ZZZ by Evergreen Herbs
Calm ZZZ

Calm ZZZ by Evergreen Herbs, is forumula beautifly built to halp sooth stress, anxiety and restlessness, with insomnia and underlying weakness and deficiency. For more information about Calm ZZZ … Click Here Calm ZZZ helps treat individuals who are under constant stress but also have a deficient constitution. This is one of the best formulas […]

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The Health Benefits of Artichokes.
The Medicinal Properties of the Artichoke

In Chinese Medicine we use the delicious Artichoke to help with the patterns of Liver Heat, and Damp Heat in the Bladder, because of it’s medicinal properties and ability to: Clear Liver heat, and regulate Liver movement, Promote digestion, Benefit Liver & Gallbladder, Dry dampness. What does all of that mean? The artichoke can help […]

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Fu Ling
Fu Ling… One of the 8 Treasures

Drain summer time dampness with the Chinese Herb Fu Ling. One of the 8 Treasures because of it’s many uses. For more information on Fu Ling… Click Here

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Shan Yao (Daikon Radish) great for detoxifying.

Did you indulge too much this weekend? Relieve alcohol intoxication with Shan Yao (aka – Daikon Radish)! In Traditional Chinese Medicine we use this delicious root for many ailments including, resolving mucus, moistening the lungs, quenching thirst, and food stagnation. As an added bonus it also has the ability to help balance hormones esp. progesterone. […]

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Eat these 16 foods for hypoglycemia.
Top 16 foods for Hypoglycemia.

Fight Hypoglycemia and keep your blood sugar levels even, by making these 16 foods a part of your regular diet. For more about hypoglycemia… Click Here

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11 foods to help the prostate
Take care of your prostate! Eat these 11 foods regularly.

For more information on Prostate Health… Click Here

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8 Foods that can Help Sooth Ulcers
8 Foods that can Help Sooth Ulcers

Ulcers should not be ignored! You can help alleviate ulcers by adding these 8 foods to your diet. For more information on Ulcers and Natural Cures… Click Here.

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Health benefits of Apricot Kernels
Next time you eat an Apricot… Don’t trash the pit!!!

Did you know… Apricot kernels can increase energy, clear mucus, soothe asthma, prevent cancer, and increase blood circulation? So next time you eat an apricot don’t just through the pit in the trash. They’re worth the extra work of cracking and shelling! For more health benefits of Apricot Kernels… Click Here

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Eat Alfalfa Sprouts to consume hair growth.
Encourage hair growth by eating this food!

Alfalfa sprouts can encourage hair growth when eaten regularly. Alfalfa sprouts are a good source of vitamins A, B2, B5, C and K. They also contain phytochemicals and folic acid. In addition, the sprouts contain trace elements such as zinc, copper and magnesium, which are all necessary for strong hair and a healthy scalp. For […]

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Dandelion Root for beautiful clear skin
How Dandelion Root can help you have beautiful clear skin!

For oozing or infected Acne breakouts, crush fresh dandelion root into a pulp and place on infected area. For more health benefits of Dandelion Root… Click Here

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10 foods that will help you naturally fight off a cold
10 Foods to help you stave off this years cold!

Every year colds seem to get stronger and stronger, and when the immune system is taxed you are much more likely to catch the latest cold. Try eating these 10 foods during cold season this year to help you fight off that nasty bug!

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Dan Shen
Open your Heart with Dang Shen

As we age are muscles tend to weaken in strength, and on top of that most of us move less. When you put these together the blood starts to move slower circulating through the body with less strength. When you add the typical American diet to this the combination the result is often heart disease. […]

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Homemade Time of the Month Tea
Homemade Time of the Month Tea

We all need a little extra love during that “time of the month”. Try this homemade tea, that tastes yummy, and also helps to gently move the liver and sooth PMS symptoms. http://kirstinscounter.com/recipe/47/time-of-the-month-tea

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Chinese Herbs & Home Remedies for PMS

Do you suffer from PMS? Try one of these yummy teas to sooth your PMS. Need something stronger… try these Chinese Herbs for PMS. Or just listen and watch as Kirstin Stephenson L.A.c. from KirstinsCounter.com walks you through alternative cures for PMS

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Get rid of your headache naturally, with this unique home remedy.
Chinese Herbs & Home Remedies for Headaches

Do you suffer from headaches? Try one of these refreshing headache remedies or a slightly obscure home remedy to combat your headache. Need something stronger… try these Chinese Herbs for headaches. Or just listen and watch as Kirstin Stephenson L.A.c. from KirstinsCounter.com walks you through alternative cures for headaches.

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ALLERGIES
Chinese Herbs & Home Remedies for Allergies

Do you suffer from Allergies? Try one of these yummy allergy remedies to combat your allergies. Need something stronger… try these Chinese Herbs for allergies. Or just listen and watch as Kirstin Stephenson L.A.c. from KirstinsCounter.com walks you through alternative cures for allergies.

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No one-size diet fits all. Why diets don’t work!

Today I am a healthy, happy and confident woman but I must admit the path to getting to this person wasn’t always an easy one. I had to overcome years of obsessing about my weight, calories and the all evil carbs. These struggles lead me to plenty of body image issues, low confidence and severe […]

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The Dirty Dozen

One of the number one questions I receive in my nutrition practice is, “is organic really that important?” My short answer to that question is yes! However it’s easy to understand that organic options are not in every budget, or not available in every area. The key is to get in a minimum of five […]

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Welcome! I am Kirstin.

My Goal is to help you feel better than you have ever felt by giving you the tools and information to take charge of your health and your life! What brought me here… I spent most of my 20’s as a computer programer at an exciting company in San Diego. As much as I loved […]

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