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Our Acne Herbal Facial Mask Can Help Your Complexion – 100% Naturally

Our Acne Herbal Facial Mask Can Help Your Complexion – 100% Naturally

Zi Zai Dermatology crafts a variety of clay & herb facial masks.  Each of our various facial masks contain both cosmetic mineral clays and finely powdered Chinese herbs that you can safely use on the delicate skin of your face.  Each one is formulated with clays and herbs chosen for the specific complexion they are […]

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Getting Started in Chinese Medicine Dermatology

Getting Started in Chinese Medicine Dermatology

If you follow me here or on social media, you’ll already know that I am very passionate about dermatology and using Chinese Herbal Medicine to treat skin diseases.  If you are a current practitioner of Chinese Medicine or a student who has finished herbal training, I’ve got some good news for you.  I am going […]

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What Having Full Body Hives Felt Like and How I Treated It

What Having Full Body Hives Felt Like and How I Treated It

For those of you who know me or have read my story on why I started this company, you know I really f****ing hate to itch…it drives me mad…temporarily insane, really.  I have very sensitive skin and I have a history of developing urticaria (hives) very easily when my leg or ankle brushes up against […]

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New Product for Raw Lips

New Product for Raw Lips

Announcing our newest product for your lips:  RawRedemption™ Herbal Lip Oil! If you suffer from exfoliative cheilitis, a recurrent lip rash, or an allergy that has made your lips raw and irritated, then you will want our RawRedemption™ Herbal Lip Oil. The herbal oil comes in a glass vial with a stainless steel roller ball […]

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China Trip 2017 Part 2: The Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

China Trip 2017 Part 2: The Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine

In September I had the fortune of visiting the Nanjing University of Chinese Medicine (NUCM or NUTCM), located in the Jiangsu province of southern China.  NUTCM is the university where I completed an official externship back in 1999, shortly after graduating from the Oregon College of Oriental Medicine.  At that time, I trained with Dr. […]

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Important Update About our Herbal Ointments – June 2016

Important Update About our Herbal Ointments – June 2016

Zi Zai Dermatology first began producing herbal ointments using Chinese herbs in 2008.  Over the years our product formulations (recipes) have evolved thanks to clinical results in our patient clinic, feedback from customers across the world, and the continued training and clinical experience of our herbalist (Diana Hermann).  Our crafting process has likewise been transformed […]

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Vegan Herbal Ointment for Itchy Rash

Vegan Herbal Ointment for Itchy Rash

Zi Zai Dermatology’s LittleRedRash™ Ointment is an herbal ointment designed to be a jack-of-all-trades when it comes to itchy skin rashes. Instead of beeswax, it contains a plant-based wax called candelilla wax.  This makes it an excellent option for vegans or for those who are allergic to propolis (which is sometimes found in beeswax). The […]

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Why You Want Our Eczema Ointments To Be Brown

Why You Want Our Eczema Ointments To Be Brown

The lovely thing about Zi Zai Dermatology is that we are a small company and we have total control over how we craft our products.  As a skilled herbalist in Chinese Medicine, I take the formulation of our products very seriously.  I formulate them on paper, make them by hand, then test them for efficacy […]

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Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases:  How Soon Will I See Results?

Herbal Treatment For Skin Diseases: How Soon Will I See Results?

I have been treating patients in my private TCM practice since 1999. I have seen thousands of patients. I know most people want fast results from their treatments, regardless of what ails them. As the practitioner, I, too, want to get my patients feeling better as soon as humanly possible. As soon as HUMANLY possible. […]

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Zi Zai Dermatology’s Acne Treatment Protocol

Zi Zai Dermatology’s Acne Treatment Protocol

I treat many cases of acne in my private TCM practice and there are 2 important things I have learned that patients must do to achieve excellent results: 1. Be patient, there are no quick fixes. 2. Address internal imbalances as well as external symptoms. Tthose who worked to improve the internal imbalances in their bodies achieved faster results, better results, and had fewer breakouts even when they became a bit lax in their daily skin care routine.

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