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Posts by Laurie Stone, L.Ac.

How can the acronym WMIM, WYIY help you every day?

Do you ever take on other people’s “stuff”? Their mood, their energy, their worries, their stressors? My clinic was created with the intention of providing a comfortable and safe space for people while they are healing. And I’m glad how often patients tell me how comfortable they are here and how relaxed they feel, despite…

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What do we have in common with cute koala bears?

What do we have in common with cute koala bears? Answer: We both enjoy eucalyptus essential oil. What did the koala bear say to his aromatherapist? You’re koalafied to teach about eucalyptus. Eucalyptus really is a koala-ity essential oil. What? Should I stop with the puns? Is it un-bear-able? Okay, okay, I’ll stop. I’ll *leaf*…

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Do you know what Turmeric can do for you?

Turmeric and Three Wells Acupuncture clinic logo

Do you know what Turmeric can do for you? I bet you’ve been seeing turmeric supplements popping up all over the place for the past few years. Did you know turmeric has been in use at the very least for 2000 years, if not much, much longer? As an herbalist, I’m always fascinated watching ancient…

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Want to see how different an acupuncture needle is?

Acupuncture Needles

Want to see how different an acupuncture needle is? Many, if not most, of my new patients are uncomfortable with the idea of needles.  I almost wish they weren’t even called needles, they are so vastly different from the hypodermic needle used in the doctor’s office. I am thrilled though, by how many patients are…

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Spikenard? What did you call me?!

Spikenard Essential oil- Relaxing and Calming

Spikenard essential oil.  Am I the only one who finds this name funny-sounding? At first it made me think it sounded like an insult.  But now after recently watching some reruns of The Office, I can’t get Andy Bernard’s nickname “Nard Dog” out of my head.  Think of this as the oil that can calm…

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3 Easy Things You Can Do with Frankincense Essential Oil

Frankincense Essential Oil

Spotlight on Frankincense Essential Oil Frankincense is known as the King of Oils.  A saying that you’ll hear a lot is… “When in doubt, go with Frank.” What does that mean exactly? Frankincense essential oil is steam distilled from the resin of the Boswellia tree. Because the components in the oil contain ingredients from four…

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Mosquitoes are NOT my friend. What about for you?

Essential oil for bug bites

Mosquitoes are NOT my friend! In general, I don’t like to use the word “hate”.  It’s negative, feels bad, and is typically used in an over-dramatic way.  But I do hate mosquitoes.  I really do.  And they really, really like me.  It’s not a reciprocal relationship. Do a google search on “benefits of mosquitoes.”  It’s…

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