Traditional Chinese Herbal Remedy for Cold and Flu Prevention and Immunity (in Anoka, MN)

Traditional Chinese Herbal Remedy for Cold and Flu Prevention and Immunity (in Anoka, MN)

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Yin Chiao (Qiao)

Have you heard of Yin Chiao (Qiao)? This is a Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) herbal supplement remedy for the immune system. Yin Chiao treats “Wind Heat” which is the TCM disease pattern for the common cold along with heat signs/ symptoms.


Treats/ Prevents:

  • Flu/ Influenza

  • Common cold (with predominant heat signs)

  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infections

  • Weak Immunity

Yin Chiao helps build-up the immune system before for the winter holiday season when so many of those we come in contact with seem to catch the cold or flu in Anoka. Yin Chiao according to TCM pattern disease diagnosis, has the action of releasing the exterior and clears Wind Heat and expels Wind Heat toxins.

For this reason,

Yin Chiao helps your body fight off the common cold naturally.

Visit Ackerman Acupuncture to purchase Yin Chiao to improve immunity and help prevent catching the common cold and flu.

What is “Wind-Heat?”

In TCM “Wind” can come on quickly just as it does in nature. “Wind” can manifest as aches and pains which move around the body from one place to another, i.e. from a headache to soreness and cramping in arms legs or low back pain.

In TCM “Heat” manifests as heat itself, i.e. fever. Heat may show through yellow nasal discharge or a sore and scratchy throat.

In “Wind-Heat,” heat signs are more predominant, i.e. fever more pronounced than chills.

Cold/ Flu Symptoms:

  • Body aches

  • Cough

  • Fever (chills may be present)

  • Headache

  • Runny Nose (yellow nasal discharge)

  • Sore Throat

Heat signs are more noticeable in “Wind-Heat” and therefore if chills are present, Fever will be more severe than chills. Yin Chiao is also known as Yin Qiao San, Chieh Tu Pien and Honeysuckle and Forsythia.



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Visit Ackerman Acupuncture to purchase your own Yin Chiao supplement to improve immunity and help prevent catching the common cold and flu going around this holiday season.

Written by Aleesha Ackerman, LAc

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Aleesha Ackerman, LAc specializes in treating headaches due to many causes. She also treats back painanxiety and many hormonal imbalance issues and goes over food therapy and lifestyle with her patients who are open to this.

Mike Ackerman, LAc specializes in treating Sports Injury and Pain, foot pain such as Plantar Fasciitis, back pain, neck pain and Sciatic pain.

Aleesha and Mike Ackerman are a husband and wife team. Both are licensed Acupuncturists and work in the heart of downtown Anoka, MN on Main Street. They both treat pain due to all reasons, including chronic pain and pain syndromes. They are passionate about their work and the lives that they touch.


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This article is not intended to replace any health care.

No information on this site should be relied on to determine medical diagnosis or treatment for a medical condition. As with any health concerns, always be sure to consult your health care provider with any health concerns.

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