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Spotlight on:  Stomach 36 or Zu San Li

Stomach 36:  Zusanli or Leg three mile.
I want to write this blog post, but it has been a long day, and I am tired and not sure if I have it in me…if only I could go for another three miles….

Let me introduce you to Stomach 36, otherwise known as Zusanli, or Leg Three Mile.

Chances are, if you have ever received acupuncture, you have had the point we refer to as Stomach 36 included in your acupuncture or acupressure treatment.   Stomach 36, or Zu San Li, is a powerful and commonly used point located on the outside of your lower leg, just below the knee.

When learning this point,  we learned a traditional story: For one who is so tired and depleted and feel they just cannot continue, stimulate the point Stomach 36 and this will help them continue on for ‘three miles more’. Read More

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September at Selby Acupuncture

Have you tried one of the First Kiss apples yet?  Delicious, amazing, and definitely an indicator that cooler crisper days are coming.  Are you ready to have a great fall?   Do you want to not just get through your days but instead feel energized and optimized while you navigate the return to school or the office?  Fall is an amazing season, and we are here to offer support to you so you can enjoy it all.

Fall Stress Relief Package Special 

Now, through Sept 21st when you purchase a package of 6 or 12 acupuncture sessions to lock in current rates, and receive gifts, bonuses and discounts that will support you during the stress that often comes along with the change in season. 

Stress affects us all.  Does it interrupt your sleep?  Affect your mood?  Has it changed your hormonal balance?  Do you experience fatigue or get cranky?

We all know that stress can wreak havoc on our health.  And it is no secret that the last few years has been difficult, for many different reasons.  Stress has negative impacts on the immune system, aging, mood, inflammation, and pain.

We can help. Acupuncture has been well researched to help Read More

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5 Tips to Keep You and Your Family Healthy This Fall

Heading into autumn out of the high energy of summer is a great time to pause, catch our breath, and reflect on where we have been and where we are headed. It’s a time to reconnect with one’s self and listen to our body’s needs. As we move out of a season of hot weather and outdoor activities, we anticipate the coziness of moving indoors, with crisp air and fall colors outside our window. Transition to an autumn state of mind with these five tips to keep you and your family healthy this fall. Read More

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The Perfect Rice Congee

Ripening tomatoes, glowing peppers, tasty scallions, the secretive carrots and parsnips just waiting to show themselves- and of course lots of broccoli (Chinese and American of course) and bok choy. This is a bird’s-eye view of everything in my garden bed this year, and if you’re like most Minnesotans, you probably have some things growing in your own patch too. If you’re scratching your head asking yourself what to do with this amazing bounty you tended lovingly over the past several months, then read on! Read More

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