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Herbal Feasting

Central to Traditional Chinese Medical theory is the notion that food is medicine. Think about it, food is the most common thing we put in our bodies, so it makes sense that what we eat is going to have the largest impact on our health physically, mentally, and emotionally. Rather than viewing mealtimes as a …

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So Much Qi

 If you spend any time around Traditional Chinese Medicine, it won’t be long before you start hearing people talk about this thing called qi (pronounced ‘chee’). It is perhaps one of the most fundamental concepts of TCM, and the single-most distinguishing characteristic between TCM and Western Medicine. And yet, qi is wildly elusive when trying …

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Resource Library

At Arcane Herbs we hope to offer a wide variety of Traditional Chinese Medicine herbs, teas, and materials for your home or practice. No matter how vast our product catalogue reaches however, the reality is that we don’t have everything. But we can link arms with others across the globe who have gone before us …

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Herbal Foot Baths: Achieving Good Health, One Step at a Time

In Traditional Chinese Medicine, the feet act as an access point to the whole body. Stimulating different acupuncture points along the tops and sides of the feet can open up a wide array of healing for various maladies. In fact, there is an entire field within Oriental Medicine called reflexology that uses systematic massage of …

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Grand opening

We are so excited to finally be opening the Arcane Herb Online Store! Our store front has been serving it’s community for over 30 years, and now we are able to expand beyond Chicago our site. 
 
Take some time to click around the Shop to explore our herbal products, or check out our recipes and articles on the Learn page. If you need to schedule an in-person or online consultation, Book Now with one of our adept herbal doctors. 
 
If you can’t find what you’re looking for please don’t hesitate to Connect. We hope to offer a one-stop-shop for all your Chinese herbal needs, but we are still uploading the some of our inventory. We probably have what you’re looking for, just ask!
 
Here’s to your health! 身体健康!