27 March

Help for psoriasis?

Psoriasis is a common chronic inflammatory condition of the skin. Most often it manifests as round, red scales, sometimes with silvery plaques, and typically occurs on the scalp, extensor surfaces of the elbows and knees, the sacrum, buttocks, and nails. It can be itchy and painful and concerning for cosmetic reasons. What’s going on with […]

1 August

Acupuncture and Herbal Therapy for Fungal Infections

When our immune systems take a dip our skin’s surface and crevices provide a comfortable environment for the growth and spread of fungus. Even more so as the days get warmer — fungal infections can flare during the summer months. Tinea pedis (athlete’s foot), Tinea cruris (jock itch), Tinea corporis (ringworm), and Tinea unguium (nail […]

15 March

Portland Mercury Features All and One’s Thai Facial

Portland Mercury’s Elizabeth Mollo tried out Beth’s Thai Herb & Jade Stone Facial! Click this link to read about the cosmetic and stress reduction benefits she received from her treatment!     “One doesn’t realize just how much stress and tension is held in the muscles of the face and jaw until a qualified person works […]

26 May

All and One’s Top Skin Care Picks

We are obsessed with skin care at All and One. From providing facial rejuvenation acupuncture by the oh-so-talented Boynn McIntire, LAc, and Xander Kahn, LAc specializing in Acupuncture in Dermatological cases to giving you our personal recommendations for fellow skin care and health practitioners and tips and tools! We’ve compiled a short list of our […]

20 May

Eczema, Psoriasis & the Gut

Skin conditions like eczema and psoriasis can be traumatic. They affect how we feel physically, commonly causing itching or pain, they can impact how others perceive us and how we decide to dress, and they can make us feel downright ashamed of ourselves. While western biomedicine doesn’t have many treatment options for these diseases, Chinese […]

19 May

Acne Basics

“Acne; a chronic inflammatory skin disorder of the sebaceous glands characterized by comedones and blemishes and is a hereditary trait which is also triggered by hormonal changes.” What does that mean? You may have inherited acne, and adult hormones kick-start the onset. A rough start to being a grown-up! What now? All acne is composed […]

8 May

Reduce wrinkles, dark spots, and puffy eyes through your diet

Beauty may be skin deep, but the quality of your health goes much deeper into the body. In Chinese medicine, the state of your health is reflected in your complexion. Furthermore, the following foods can be incorporated into your diet to combat specific concerns, such as wrinkles, age spots, and under eye circles. Prevent or […]

1 May

Acupressure Facial Massage for a Beautiful Visage

Facial rejuvenation acupuncture has been gaining popularity in recent years. Sandra Bullock turns 50 this year, and she looks fantastic, maybe in part because she gets cosmetic acupuncture three times a week! In addition to facial rejuvenation acupuncture treatments, I like my patients to learn as many self-care tools as possible. Dietary therapy, rollers and […]

28 April

Chinese Dietary Therapy for Healthy Skin

Because the skin is a reflection of our internal health, your food choices can make a big impact on the quality of your complexion. Chinese dietary therapy, targeted to your skin type, can be incorporated into your meals to keep your skin looking radiant and fresh. Oily skin dietary recommendations: Mung beans Berries Bitter melon […]

28 February

Acupuncture for Hives (Urticaria)

Hives (urticaria) are swollen, red, bumps, patches or welts on the skin that appear suddenly. Itching is the most common symptom associated with hives, although some people report that hives cause a stinging or burning sensation. Hives can occur anywhere on the body including the hands, face, lips, tongue, throat, or ears. A sign that […]