Acupuncture and Chinese Herbal medicine can be used to treat a variety of skin disorders, including acne, eczema, psoriasis, urticaria and alopecia. A combination of acupuncture and herbal treatment can help reduce inflammation and increase blood circulation to the affected area so it can heal. Because the digestive system has a big impact on the skin, we can look at the gut-skin connection to get to the root of the skin condition. By taking a careful health history, and using Chinese tongue diagnosis and pattern discrimination, we can get an idea of how the digestive system is functioning. When we add functional medicine lab testing, we can round out our findings with lab results. Then we will make dietary and supplement recommendations to help balance you balance your gut and achieve healthy skin.