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Pacific College of Oriental Medicine Essay Contest

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Education is very important to us. We feel that the future of medicine is in the hands of the students who will take our understanding of the human body and its healing mechanisms further. In the tradition of supporting the traditional Chinese medicine roots of the Battle Balm product line, we decided to hold our very first essay contest in a well-known American school of acupuncture and TCM. The grand prize of $500 was given to the best essay on pain management and natural treatment options. One grand prize winner and 2 honorable mentions were selected from a list of entrants from all 3 of Pacific College of Oriental Medicine campuses. Congratulations to the winning essay by Lindsay Will...
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Professional Sizes Now Available!

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The popularity of Battle Balm continues to broaden across many industries. More and more clinicians, therapists, and trainers are requesting Battle Balm in larger sizes to handle the increased demand in their treatment facilities, offices, gyms, and rehabilitation centers.  The professional size tins of Battle Balm come in an 8.5 oz (200g) screw top metal tin. All strengths are available now for purchase directly on our website. Wholesale pricing is also ready for Tier 1, 2, and 3 customers.
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Battle Balm and The Integrative Health Project (IHP)

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It's no secret that Puerto Rico has had trouble recovering from the category 5 hurricane Maria, which made direct landfall over the island, September 16th. Even though it's been almost four months now, around 40% of residents are still struggling without power and water. Lots of volunteer organizations are helping with supplies and care for those hit hardest.  Battle Balm has chosen to partner with the Integrative Health Project to assist local volunteer affiliate, Proyecto Salud y Acupuntura para el Pueblo in San Juan, PR. The Integrative Health Project, run by Dr. Joan Boccino, DAOM, provides access to free integrative medicine in underserved communities, and assists dedicated and skil...
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Getting Sick From Your Stiff Neck - Stay Healthy This Cold & Flu Season

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Methods abound on how to stay healthy during the cold and flu season and most deal with nutritional deficiencies and cleanliness. There is another, little regarded way to really enhance your body's defenses naturally. This method maximizes immune system function and doesn't require vitamins, garlic, or bathing in hand sanitizer. It addresses the muscular system and requires taking care of your stiff neck. Let's quickly discuss basic human physiology. The immune system courses throughout the body armed and ready to protect you from foreign invaders, i.e. viruses, bacteria, fungus, etc. Your nose and mouth are the typical entry points for colds & flu. If you imagine your immune cells a...
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The Most Useful White Elephant Gift Ever! It's Under $20, too!

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The yearly white elephant gift exchange can be a blessing (because you save money on gift buying) or a curse (because you have no idea what to buy your recipient).  You may be wondering how your $20 is going to buy anything worthwhile for your co-worker. You don't want to be the laughing stock at the office party, especially if your present was not meant to be funny! And you certainly don't want to be the gal who couldn't come up with anything good and just settled on a box of chocolates. During the holidays, we don't think anyone of us needs more sweets! For your next holiday white elephant party, get Battle Balm!  Here's what it isn't: Battle Balm is NOT a funny white elephant gift. Ba...
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