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Category: Gou Qi Zi/Goji Berries

Healthy Herbal Coolers To Quench Your Thirst This Summer

Here in Chicago it is thrilling to finally have some warmer weather! In this post Cathy Margolin shares two great recipes for cooling drinks, which are much healthier than your average sports drink or lemonade. From Pacific Herbs By Cathy Margolin Summertime is upon us and it’s heating up out there. Forget the lemonade and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 6, 2017

3 Great Ways To Improve Your Health And Your Love Life

Valentine’s Day is coming soon! Flower vendors, candy manufacturers and jewelry stores are all bombarding us with ideas about ways to show our love. In Chinese Medicine, one way to insure a good love life is to have plentiful kidney qi. For thousands of years, the Chinese medical practitioners have known that an abundance of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 3, 2017

4 Tips To Boost Your Kidney Qi For Valentine's Day!

  Valentine’s Day is here! I’ll bet you didn’t know that the Chinese Medicine secret to a good love life is having strong Kidney Qi. In Western medicine, the Kidneys are only seen as mechanical organs that perform the important functions of removing waste products and regulating fluid levels in the body. Traditional Chinese Medicine: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 13, 2016

10 Easy Tips to Live a Healthier, Longer Life

Traditional Chinese Medicine has a long history of healing and rejuvenation that teaches us a great deal about aging well. Two thousand years ago, ancient Chinese scholars described the stages of aging in the Huang Di Neijing (The Yellow Emperor’s Internal Classic), which is the bible of Traditional Chinese Medicine. They remind us that we: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 1, 2012

An Oatmeal Recipe To Keep You Warm And Healthy

Hey Folks, here is a wonderful winter recipe from from South Loop Acupuncture.OATMEAL TERI STYLE Good quality oatmeal (I usually use rolled oats or a combination of rolled w/ flax seeds)Rice milkWalnutsDried cranberries or goji berriesHoney Walnuts are good for the brain. They are high in omega3 and contain good fats. They can improve brain: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on November 10, 2009

5 Easy Ways To Reclaim Balance In Your Life

Last week I posted my first article to I thought some of my readers here might find it useful as well. Hi, my name is Jennifer Dubowsky. I am a licensed Acupuncturist in Chicago ( and I will be a contributing writer here.I have treated several parents who cope with the daily trials and: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on February 17, 2009

Goji Berries/Gou Qi Zi

Goji berries, known as Gou Qi Zi in Chinese Herbal Medicine, are small fruits that grow on evergreen shrubs in the Himalayas. They are slightly chewy and have a mild flavor. In this country, the goji berry (or wolfberry) is widely available dried and easily found as berries or juice in natural-food stores. The berries: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on October 20, 2008