Acupuncturist/Herbalist in Boone, NC

JENNIFER F. WEST, L.Ac

At West Acupuncture & Wellness, I offer gentle and effective acupuncture, herbal medicine, and food/diet therapy. In addition, we talk about stress levels & how to improve the quality of life with things like meditation, stretching and gentle exercise. My acupuncture style is very good for kids/children, elderly and needle sensitive people. I would like for you to use this website as a healing resource for information (SHOP section to the left) on the best quality & most effective herbs, supplements, teas, essential oils & other must haves’ on your healing journey.  I am centrally located in Boone, NC (Watauga County) with easy access from neighboring areas like West Jefferson, Ash, and Blowing RAcupuncture &

Slider

10 Reasons to Drink Celery Juice?

Celery is one of the most powerful anti-inflammatory foods, because it starves unproductive bacteria, yeast, mold, fungus, and viruses that are present in the body and flushes their toxins and debris out of the intestinal tract and liver. Pathogens like these are so often the underlying cause of inflammation—in their absence, your body is much better able to handle

Continue reading

Eastern vs. Western: How the Medical Practices Differ

Almost everybody knows there are two very unique ways of treating disease and maintaining health. But not everybody knows how these two methodologies differ from one another. And depending on where you live in the world, there may be one that is more prominent than the other. Both systems have their pros and cons. So let’s differentiate between

Continue reading

Coronavirus and TCM: Staying Healthy at Home

 

Navigating stay at home orders, working from home, schooling from home and the myriad other new things that are now a daily part of life is stressful. It can be easy to get overwhelmed with each new development and all the unknowns that surround our lives because of the coronavirus outbreak. 

Traditional Chinese medicine offers something old and

Continue reading

The Flu & You – How Can TCM Help?

Chinese medicinal clinical studies have suggested that using acupuncture as a preventative approach to colds and flu can reduce the incidence of upper respiratory tract infection and shorten the duration of the illness. Acupuncture and Chinese medicine work by rebalancing the body’s systems, regulating the body’s healing energies, and enhancing the immune system.

Even though germs, bacteria,

Continue reading