Skin Health

How Your Skin Works

  Our body’s skin is a complex organ with several functions. It consists of three layers (the epidermis, dermis, and hypodermis) which protect our body...

Herbal Spotlight: Psoralea (bu gu zhi) – A Treatment for Vitiligo

 Herbal Spotlight: Psoralea (bu gu zhi) – A Treatment for Vitiligo What is vitiligo? Vitiligo (pronounced vit-ill-EYE-go) is a skin disorder that causes the loss of...

Steroids Or Chinese Herbal Medicine for Inflammation: What’s the Difference?

  Inflammation has been in the news quite a bit lately. It has both positive and negative effects on health. Under normal circumstances, inflammation is...

Understanding Melasma from a Chinese Medicine Perspective

Melasma is a common skin condition in which dark patches appear on the skin, most commonly on the cheeks, bridge of the nose, forehead,...

About Dr. Merry Li.

Meet Dr. Merry Li

An interview with Dr. Merry Li, OMD, L.Ac. TD: Thank you very much for speaking with me today. Can you please tell us how long...

Healthy Eating, Demystified

With so much dietary advice available these days, it’s extremely difficult and confusing to know how to eat properly for optimal health. Do you...

Signs You Look Sick

Khloe Kardashian has been hitting the gym hard and has not been letting herself slack, no matter what is going on in her life,...

Too Much Sitting Can Be Bad for Your Health (Even If...

For the time that it takes you to read this article, please remain standing. The reason I ask you to do this is that...