February 2010

Testimonial from a Mom

February 24, 2010

This is a testimonial from a mom, Christine Braile, who in the interest of full disclosure is my sister-in-law: “As a busy mom of 3 kids under 8 years old, being diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis [RA] was devastating. Suddenly I could no longer run after my 2 year old, play a game on the floor […]

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Viagra, Cealis, and Horny Goat Weed

February 18, 2010

My husband sent me a link to this science blog with a review on a patent dispute between Pfizer, makers of Viagra, and Eli Lilly & Co., makers of Cialis. And though I am not entirely clear on the legal details, somehow the Chinese herb, Yin Yang Huo, aka Horny Goat Weed, has entered into […]

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Testimonial from a musician

February 16, 2010

This testimonial came to me from the very lovely and talented Aurelia Rocha. She writes: “My life, career, and my work is the Arts. As such, I have many demands placed upon me to teach, to research, to perform, and to keep my personal studio afloat. When you work in the Arts, you wear many […]

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Austin Continues to Prove Awesome

February 15, 2010

Tonight on KVUE news, Quita Culpepper reported¬†Austin named best city to start small business This has certainly been our experience! Besides being full of people hip to herbs, we have had so much help from experienced business people who help us because like us, they love Austin and they love small businesses with big plans. […]

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How to Have a Car Accident in China

February 14, 2010

Periodically, I like to refocus. Particularly, I want to take a few keystrokes to refocus on why we, the Herbalogic team, are in the herb business. Our mission statement is a simple one: Third Coast Herb Company, Inc. will bridge the cultural gap between traditional Chinese herbal therapy and American healthcare consumers. Periodically I will […]

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Is it Personality or is it Stress?

February 3, 2010

I heard a story from a colleague friend of mine. A woman was having regular acupuncture/ Chinese herb treatment from my friend. After being treated for about six months, the woman moved out of state. But on her referral, her sister started seeing the same acupuncturist. At the end of her first visit, she told […]

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