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

Category Archives: External Healing

Nourishing Oils for the Hair

The hair needs moisture and oil in order to stay soft, healthy and prevent falling.  Men, women and children can all benefit from smoothing a little oil through their hair occasionally or on a regular basis.  Adding natural oils for the hair will bring hydration and reduce breakage and loss.  It’s really wonderful for dry […]

Tea Tree Oil – Household Uses

Tea tree oil is an essential oil taken from the Melaleuca tree which is native to Australia.  It is in the Myrtaceae family, similar to clove, eucalyptus and myrtle. When the oil is extracted from the Tea Tree it produces an essential oil that has antifungal and antibiotic properties. Tea Tree Oil is an extremely […]

Using a Glass Eye-Wash Cup

If you have been instructed to use a solution to wash the eye, please see directions below. An eye wash cup can be considered to be part of a first-aid kit.  The cup helps to rinse the eye and remove dirt, loose eyelashes or other small particles from the eye.  Eye wash cups dilute and […]

Dreaded Nail Fungus – herbal treatment

Instructions for using ‘Nail Fungus’ herbal soak. Use ¾ cup of water per bag of ‘nail fungus formula’ herbs. Place the bag of herbs in the water and bring the water to a boil.  Turn down and Simmer for 20 minutes. Add ½ cup of rice vinegar and simmer for an additional 2 minutes. Remove […]