If you’ve checked in with my Instagram lately, you’ve probably heard me mention ear seeds more than a few times. Ear seeds win as my all time favorite noninvasive, low tech treatment modality to support people with a wide variety of health issues in between acupuncture sessions and as a standalone modality.
I receive a lot of questions about ear seeds (if you’re not even sure what they are yet, read on) and have been working all year on a comprehensive resource for you all — I wrote a whole book, actually. But today, I’d like to share what ear seeds are, where they come from, how they work, and which points you can start using today.
Getting this out of the way : I'm not perfect, and I don't have all the answers. You know this about me by now, but in case you're new here (hi!) and missed it : despite all of my experience, effort, and education, my hair will always be a total mess, I look tons of work-related things up in reference books every day, I still can't figure out how to cook rice (seriously, wtf?!), I need like 7 alarms to get me out of bed, and attempts at reforming my cursing like a sailor have thus far all failed (see last parentheses).
Want to know how my imperfection is relevant to you? Read on...
What if headaches and migraines were not a disease unto themselves, but, instead, a way that your body is simply raising its, well, hand, to let you know something else is out of balance? Read on to learn how you can treat your headaches and migraines with a few simple lifestyle shifts, supplements, and herbs, or get some additional personalized support from your local acupuncturist/herbalist.
If you’re wondering what the hell happened to my back, you’re certainly not alone! Don’t be alarmed, though; absolutely no pain or drama was involved. This photo was taken immediately post-gua sha treatment done by my friend and Shiatsu practitioner Michael Croes, to address the tension and pain in my upper back and shoulders. Read on for more info about this little-known but powerful technique!