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

Category Archives: Acupuncture

Facial Acupuncture

Health equals beauty.  For thousands of years, Asian medicine has been used for longevity and the maintenance of the skin. Acupuncture and herbal therapies can boost both health and beauty. They increase circulation in the body and facial tissues. Herbal skin formulas go into organic herbal masks, poultices, and moisturizers. Cooling jade rollers massage the [...]

What is acupuncture like and how does it work?

Acupuncture is one of the fastest growing fields in medicine right now as it provides real solutions to health issues, without the side effects of pharmaceuticals.
Here’s a link to an interesting article and video by The Wall Street Journal about acupuncture and Chinese Medicine.  It’s pretty well done and gives some good information.
New research published [...]

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 underlying 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:
Allergies:
Acupuncture and [...]

How to Find an Acupuncturist

Although Oriental medicine has been practiced more than 2000 years in the East, it has only been practiced in the West since the 1970’s.  This field, which was primarily an Asian profession initially, has greatly increased in popularity in the past decade and includes more and more non-Asian practitioners.  There is great diversity in training [...]