48 Articles by Amy Jirsa, LMT

Amy Jirsa, LMT

3 Powerful Herbs For Energy

Spring is coming. Okay, for those of you in the Northeast, it may not feel that way at the moment, but we really are beginning that countdown toward...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
February 15 2013

3 Herbs To Soothe A Stubborn Cough

Have you ever noticed how quickly an illness can descend once the holidays are over? It’s not all that surprising, after all—decadent meals, less...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
January 13 2013

DIY: Make Your Own Cough Drops and Cough Syrup

One especially tiresome component of our winter illnesses can be that stubborn cough, which outstays even the sinus pain, drainage, headaches, and...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
January 10 2013

3 Homemade Scents That Make For Perfect Holiday Gifts

For me, there’s nothing more fun than putting on some holiday music or a favorite holiday film and getting down to some serious holiday gift crafting.

Amy Jirsa, LMT
December 20 2012

5 Warming Herbs to Weather the Winter

It’s finally that time of year—you know, the one that came to mind every time you smelled cinnamon, clove, nutmeg or ginger.

Amy Jirsa, LMT
November 12 2012

5 Herbs to Heal a Broken Heart

There are many reasons a heart can break. It could be a literal break, as in a heart attack or a cardiovascular illness. Or, it could be a...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
October 18 2012

How to Use Tea as Medicine

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is an ancient, ancient art and science. I’ll admit here that it is not one in which I am well versed. However, I...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
September 24 2012

Using Herbs to Clean Up Your Act

So we know that herbs are good for all kinds of healing, supplementing and soothing the mind, body and spirit. But what about supplementing and...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
August 31 2012

3 Herbs for Back to School Season

If you have children, and they’re anything like my siblings and I were, then right about now you’re probably hearing groans about how obscenely early...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
August 10 2012

Herbs to Help Heal from Addiction

Addiction can take many forms, from drug and alcohol abuse to eating disorders such as anorexia, bulimia, and chronic bingeing and/or exercising. What...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
July 27 2012

3 Herbs for Better Sex

Ah, the article you’ve all been waiting for. Herbs for weight loss? Great, you say. Herbs for arthritis? Fabulous. Herbs for better sex? It’s about...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
July 10 2012

3 Herbs for Weight Loss Support

Okay, so I don’t need to tell you what a huge issue weight loss is; nor do I need to tell you that there are countless factors to take into...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
May 19 2012

5 Herbs for Arthritis & Joint Pain

Clients suffering from rheumatoid arthritis (as well as your garden variety joint pain) often come to me for help. Rheumatoid arthritis, caused by an...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
May 15 2012

The Out-Pricing of Yoga: 3 Ways to Cut Costs & Stay Present

So, the question as to whether the practice of yoga is out-pricing its students has been raised more and more often lately. And it’s true. I mean,...

Amy Jirsa, LMT
April 23 2012

5 Things Which Require More Flexibility Than Yoga

We all begin any new practice in inflexibility. That is the nature of our path, but it is not our innate nature.

Amy Jirsa, LMT
April 14 2012