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Chico’s New Naturopathic Doctor

Ashley Olberg
Ashley Olberg

By Dr. Ashley Olberg   Dear Lotus Guide community, Naturopathic Medicine Hello! My name is Dr. Ashley Olberg, and I am a newcomer to the Lotus Guide family. This is the fourth time now that I have lived in Butte County; this area has always drawn me back to it. Now I am back for… Read more »

Fiona’s Forest Herbal Solutions

By Jules Pecson, Wild Craft Herbalist    Herbal solutions and natural skin-care products have found a home at Fiona’s Forest in Paradise, California. As an herbalist, I harvest local plants, process the gathered components, and offer an apprenticeship program at the shop. The local environment provides hundreds of herbs to accommodate “wild crafting,” which offers… Read more »

A Breath of Fresh Air in Paradise

By Anne G Weaver and Edited by Season Naify A vehicle for re-creating flow, ‘Ohana Health lays out like an energy grid with many roads for members of the community to find their way back into the flow of life, energy, vibrancy, health, and total well-being. In what was once an abandoned auto parts store,… Read more »

Why Thermography?

By Michelle Hodge, DC, CTT   We all see ads promoting early detection as a preventive measure for breast cancer, but is that really prevention? It seems that mainstream medicine focuses on early detection rather than prevention, followed by treatment and ultimately providing palliative care for those patients who are diagnosed with advanced-stage breast cancer.… Read more »

Life on the Ridge-An Interview With The Depot Restaurant

The Depot Restaurant in Magalia My wife and I recently moved to the Magalia area and have had the opportunity and pleasure to find some really great people and places. This town, like most people, has an interesting and colorful past. It used to be called Dogtown thanks to Mrs. Bassett, who, in the mid-1800s,… Read more »

Take off your boots!

Structural Integration = A Body That Runs Energy By Jean Louise Green “Huh?” “Take off your boots!” I heard it again, this time louder. It was an early rainy spring morning in 2011. I was in my garden and my wrists hurt from doing lots of work and wheelbarrowing two cubic yards of worm castings.… Read more »

How the Moxa Stick Came to America

By Michael Turk One of the least invasive but most effective means of relieving chronic pain is heat. Anyone can feel the healing, soothing effects by holding the hot end of a moxa stick over a sore spot. With repeated application, the lasting benefits outweigh the short time it takes to learn this Asian therapy… Read more »

Optimizing Structure, Function, and Energy

Like a building, human structure is subject to laws that state that masses must be balanced in order to be stable. Stackable segments of the body include the head, torso, pelvis, and so on.