Lunar Treatments

Child and moon

A holistic way to heal and help your child.

Each full moon, children enjoy affordable, gentle healing treatments.

This ancient practice originates in Japan, where children traditionally receive reduced rate, monthly treatments near the full moon. When the moon is full, it exerts an influence not only on the ocean tides but also on the ocean within our bodies.

Regular, monthly Lunar Treatments help your child in many ways:
*Balance your child’s developing meridian, organ and endocrine systems
*Strengthen their whole constitution
*Enhance the immune system – so your child gets well and stays well
*Nourish their mind & spirit – for depression, anxiety and hyperactivity
*Fortify digestion, rebuild the digestive fire & regulate bowel movement
*Enable deep peaceful sleep

Lunar treatments are painless, gentle and can include Shonishin, Tuina massage, moxa, cupping, essential oils, nutrition, herbal medicine and other recommendations. Children look forward to this nurturing care and parents learn home care methods to support their child’s health!

Lunar Treatments emphasize preventive care.

There is an ancient saying: Treat Winter diseases in the summer.  Preventive treatments in earlier seasons help us avoid and heal illness in later seasons. Problems that arise due to weather, diet, emotions, or lifestyle can be avoided and alleviated with monthly holistic care. Decrease the intensity and frequency of colds or coughs in the Fall or allergies in the Spring with regular preventive monthly treatments!

A Check-Up for Success 

Bringing your child in to see Dr. Sally when they’re sick, for allergic reactions, ear infections or labored breathing is only one type of visit.  Preventive visits are a chance to raise questions and concerns about your child’s development, behavior, diet, sleeping, toilet training, social behaviors, attention and learning problems as well as general well-being — questions that are difficult to discuss during sick visits. Having regular Lunar visits is key to preventive care and helps Dr. Sally know and understand your child.

Making the Most of Doctor Time

Creating a list is a good way to ensure you get all the information you need. Jot down 3 to 5 questions and bring them to the visit to help you focus on issues of concern. Parents shouldn’t hesitate to share information that further opens the doors of communication. As your child’s most important advocate, you have valuable information that will help Dr. Sally better understand your child and your family. Feel free to ask about any and everything related to the care of your child — medical or not. 

A Healthy Happy Future

Continuity of care helps build trust and better communication at each Lunar Visit. Over the years, this regularity enables your child to establish a caring, holistic, healing relationship with Dr. Sally.  Children learn that the rhythm of caring for themselves is an ongoing process leading to a healthier, happier life, the ultimate goal!

Book a Lunar Treatment for Your Child Online


For an individualized healing program for your child and info on Lunar treatments, contact Dr. Sally at 831-295-6327. 320 River Street, Santa Cruz, California 95060

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