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Coming Out of Hiding: Is It Safe?

By |May 1st, 2020|Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|


Are you ready to Come Out of Hiding?

As we make this determination for ourselves, and leaders in our governments and businesses make this determination on a larger scale, we at Lotus Blossom Clinic want to provide you with an empowering narrative…one which honors the exquisite design of our physical and energetic bodies. One which boosts our innate and adaptive immunity. Bottom Line: All of us can do more to create a fire-crackin’, freedom-boosting immune system using organic foods natural and holistic medicines and practices!

The new normal […]

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How the Chinese Are Winning the Viral War

By |April 2nd, 2020|acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

Traditional Chinese Medicine


Chinese Medicine, and other natural and holistic medicines, have not been large in the news, but that doesn’t mean they are not being used. Indeed, in China, herbal medicine is in the limelight as it has integrated in with the Western-style hospitals which are now predominant in that country. In this article, we will explore how the Chinese have “flattened the curve” on the COVID-19 outbreak in China. You’ll find […]

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By |March 4th, 2020|acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Drugs, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|

The new Coronavirus (dubbed “COVID-19” or “nCoV-2019”) is likely the hottest topic of discussion around the world today. What I’m not hearing or seeing in the media is discussion and information about natural and holistic medicines and how we have viable protective and anti-viral options available right now! What I am seeing is the hype that scares everyone. This article will address several of the available herbs, foods, and more that can be found in your kitchen and at our clinic or other natural health stores.

As of Wednesday, March 4, 2020, […]


Tips for 2020: Sailing the Sea of Life

By |December 30th, 2019|Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Massage, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine, Uncategorized|

What You Need to Know in 2020: Sailing the Seas of Life

#1 in the 2020 Series: Adventures in Holistic Health & Harmony

“Plant seeds of happiness, hope, success and love; it will all come back to you in abundance. This is the law of Nature.”
– Steve Maraboli

In this New Year of 2020, the Year of Clear Vision, whether we have thought about it or not, we are embarking on a Journey, sailing together out on the Sea of Life. It is also a New Decade, and so we have double the […]

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Troubled Waters: The New Toxicity with Hurricanes

By |September 5th, 2019|Allergies & Autoimmune, Cancer, Environmental Health, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|



Hurricanes have been a fact of life in Florida for as long as anyone can remember…and thousands of years before.  Yes, we know the scientists are saying “the earth is heating up”, causing not just more storms but also more severe storms.  But there is something relatively “new” on the scene that’s causing death and destruction of sea life of all kinds.  Scientists are now telling us there is evidence suggesting that this destructive, toxic substance is also associated with human illnesses including cancer, serious respiratory […]

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Are Your Gifts Hiding In Plain Sight?

By |June 4th, 2019|acupuncture, Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress, Food as Medicine, Uncategorized|


“In your freedom, in your joy that echoes through the universe with unbridled, childlike enthusiasm, You become the Light of the world.” – Journey Beyond Words, Brent Haskell, Ph.D., D.O.


A Gift from the Garden of Life

It’s magical when dreams provide us with answers and solutions, and it happened to me last night. My dream gave me grist for the mill and structure for this […]

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By |April 4th, 2019|Aging Gracefully, Anxiety/Stress, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Exercise, Fertility & Family, Intestinal Health, Uncategorized|

Research and experiences from our personal Travel Expert: 
Lynn Lee with Grab Your Bag Travel.    
LOOK NO FURTHER for reasons to travel!  You may be shocked at the research data you’ll read here. We expect you’ll have more reasons than ever to justify making the time for YOU to unplug from the daily grind and explore our world.  The science shows positive impacts on long-term health, including seriously less numbers of heart attacks, boosted immune systems, and stronger brains to […]


A New Look at Cancer Prevention, #3: Eating from the 4 Food Kingdoms

By |November 29th, 2018|Cancer, Food as Medicine|

In this third series on cancer prevention , we will focus on Eating from the Four Kingdoms. (See articles #1 Promoting Nature’s Rhythms in your Body and #2 A Critical Factor: Managing Stress).  A recent article on the GreenMed Info website tells us “Plants cure cancer, not chemicals”. The well-referenced article explains how phytocompounds affect cancer stem cells’ self-renewal, metabolism and microenvironment. In other words, real foods regulate our cells on a daily basis. Choosing the right foods greatly increases our chances of not getting cancer. Nature (Holistic […]

Going Mainstream: Integrative Care for Breast (and other) Cancers

By |July 31st, 2018|acupuncture, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Chinese Medicine, Food as Medicine, Pain, Reiki & Other Energy Medicine|

You likely already know that including holistic and natural medicine in most, if not all, medical treatment plans is a wise idea.  In this article, we take a quick dive into the world of integrative treatments for breast cancer. The implications of all the research and clinical experience indicates the efficacy of integrative treatments for many, if not all, cancers.


But the big news here is that movement toward institutionalizing currently-termed “alternative” treatments is being–in essence–blessed and starting to move into mainstream medicine.  It’s called Integrative Medicine, and there are several early […]

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10+ Foods, Herbs, and B12 to Boost Your Energy and Mood

By |May 31st, 2018|acupuncture, Allergies & Autoimmune, Anxiety/Stress, Cancer, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Chinese Medicine, Chocolate, Diabetes, Fertility & Family, Food as Medicine, Intestinal Health, Uncategorized|

Boost energy and mood

It’s 3:00 p.m.  Are you tired or having trouble focusing?  In this article are some new ideas about easy ways to use Natural Medicine to help you.  It’s using your intelligence and Food as Medicine.  Oh, and lest I forget while I have your attention right now:  Acupuncture helps energy and brain function too!  Yes, acupuncture can INCREASE your energy just as well as CALM it.


ATTENTION:  If you or someone you know has Chronic Fatigue, Alzheimers, Parkinsons’, other Neurological Conditions, Depression, Autism, Severe Allergies, Cancer, Heart Diseases, is […]

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Holistic Gut & Brain Health for Longevity: Live Long & Prosper

By |February 7th, 2018|Aging Gracefully, Intestinal Health|

Longevity and the Gut, and How Gut Health & the Gut-Brain Connection Affect Your Health

Longevity and the Gut is Article 1 in a 3-part series.

The buzz word is “Anti-Aging”.  It’s everywhere…on book titles, anti-aging product labels, marketing ads and YouTube.  I believe the best approach to living healthy and long is to use the framework of Holistic Health, consisting of natural medicine in such forms as Acupuncture, Food as Medicine and other Functional Medicine, various types of  therapeutic Massage, Reiki, Yoga, Polarity Therapy, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique) […]


By |January 3rd, 2018|Aging Gracefully, Cardiovascular and Diabetes, Diabetes, Food as Medicine|


FASTING…hmmmm. That sounds like deprivation, hunger and muscle wasting, not a powerful, natural and holistic medicine approach. But, of all the wonderful music, art, science, and other contributions to our world which have come from Italy, I never expected to be fascinated by the work of a scientist and researcher (bio gerontologist and cell biologist) “known for his studies on the role of starvation and nutrient response genes on cellular protection, aging and diseases, and for proposing that longevity is regulated by similar genes […]