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Challenge Obtaining Certain Herbs

Challenge Obtaining Certain Herbs

While most of the Chinese herbs used in our formulations are easily obtainable, there are times when some herbs become scarce. This can be due to many reasons: increased global demand and use, climatic events such as floods and droughts that reduce the crop, or the increased use of pesticides. Zi Zai Dermatology only uses […]

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Status Cosmeticus: Are Your Efforts To Improve Your Complexion Making It Worse?

Status Cosmeticus: Are Your Efforts To Improve Your Complexion Making It Worse?

It is possible to do more harm than good when caring for the delicate skin of the face if you end up using too many skin care products or products that contain particular known irritants. Status cosmeticus is a progressive irritation of the skin in which almost anything applied topically stings, burns, itches and/or causes inflammation. Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) can be very helpful in healing status cosmeticus.

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Zi Zai Dermatology’s Acne Treatment Protocol

Zi Zai Dermatology’s Acne Treatment Protocol

I treat many cases of acne in my private TCM practice and there are 2 important things I have learned that patients must do to achieve excellent results: 1. Be patient, there are no quick fixes. 2. Address internal imbalances as well as external symptoms. Tthose who worked to improve the internal imbalances in their bodies achieved faster results, better results, and had fewer breakouts even when they became a bit lax in their daily skin care routine.

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New Finding: Acupuncture and Herbs Clear Acne

New Finding: Acupuncture and Herbs Clear Acne

TCM has known for a very long time that acupuncture and Chinese herbs (both internal and external) can clear acne quite successfully. But it is nice to have science back this up. Even better, they found that “The researchers discovered that when acupuncture is added to a therapeutic regime, it synergistically enhances the medicinal benefits […]

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All About Our Eczema Ointments

All About Our Eczema Ointments

Proper differentiation is the key to effective treatment, and that is why Zi Zai offers more than one ointment for eczema. We took the top 3 most common TCM Differential Patterns for eczema and formulated an ointment for each of them. Use the one that most closely matches your skin.

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The Eczema Company Now Carries Our Eczema Ointments

The Eczema Company Now Carries Our Eczema Ointments

The online shop The Eczema Company now sells Zi Zai Dermatology’s EczeHerbal™ line of ointments. Check out their website and and their blog for lots of information about dealing with eczema, allergies and asthma, as well as for products galore that are useful for people with sensitive skin (clothing, bath products, gifts, books and more).

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