Lana Farson, M.S., L.Ac., Licensed Acupuncturist and Herbalist

Acupuncture and Herbs Treat a Wide Range of Symptoms

Acupuncture and herbs can help reduce the symptoms of many imbalances and illnesses by addressing the ear acupunderlying causes.  Both acupuncture and botanical medicine can work in conjunction with western forms of treatment to help you stay in good health.  Here’s a review of some of the most common conditions we treat in Lafayette, CA:


Acupuncture and herbs can strengthen the immune system, which in turn helps the body defend against pollen and other pathogens.  Symptoms of allergies can be greatly reduced through the use of acupuncture meridians and botanical medicines.


Acupuncture is a safe and natural method to help control joint pain for both osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis.


Acupuncture and herbs can be very useful in reducing both the symptoms and root cause of asthma and other lung disorders.

Colds & Flus

Acupuncture can boost the immune system to prevent the body from succumbing to acute infection.  Acupuncture treatment and herbal medicines can also help reduce the intensity of external pathogens.

Alternative Medicine

Acupuncture can be used in conjunction with gua-sha ‘tool sand massage’ to bring significant relief to the pain associated with fibromyalgia.


Acupuncture and herbs can offer safe and effective approaches to relieving headaches without causing side effects.


Acupuncture and herbs are useful for improving sleep quality and duration.

Menopause & Menstrual Conditions

Symptoms of menopause and menstrual issues can be relieved with the use of acupuncture and botanical medicines.  In both cases, there can be imbalances in the body that when not addressed will lead to uncomfortable symptoms that can be treated naturally without side effects.


Acupuncture and herbs can be a helpful form of treatment for both acute and chronic pain.  It can help identify the underlying causes of the pain while making the body more comfortable.


Acupuncture and herbs can help people manage stress by addressing the root causes while reducing the signs and symptoms.


  1. Acupuncture and alternative medicine has a wide variety of illness and condition that can be treated. If not treated then at least lessen the symptoms. For us people of fibromyalgia, it is important to lessen the symptoms especially the pain.

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