Community Collaboration: Introducing a Holistic Wellness CSA Box!

Want fresh produce, recipes, herbal medicine, and more all in one affordable box, New York? Read more below and sign up for the Bundles of Liberation CSA box!

"Bundles of Liberation" is an initiative to bring food, plant medicine, and wellness right to your home, through a deluxe CSA (community supported agriculture) box. You'll get to enjoy quality produce from Rock Steady Farms, support community, and enjoy wellness all at once.

I'll be offering select herbal blends, created exclusively for this deluxe CSA box, as well as holistic health sessions. 

My crafted herbal blends include an uplifting blend and a grounding blend for the summer, followed by a detox blend and nourish blend for the fall. The uplift blend was crafted to help you elevate your vibe, energy, and mood. This blend features herbs that ease anxious feelings, create a sense of ease, and give you a nice gentle boost of energy. The ground blend re-connects you to your core self and the earth supporting you. Featuring mostly root herbs, this botanical blend literally grounds you down and helps you regain balance and perspective. More about the detox and nourish blends in the fall!

Now about the holistic health services. I'm pleased to offer a special for everyone who signs up for the CSA box before June 23rd. I’m offering 50% off a Acupuncture + Chinese Medicine session with me (a savings of $50!)! At this session, we’ll talk about diet and lifestyle, do a thorough Chinese medicine evaluation, then you’ll get a zen Acupuncture treatment AND a blood pressure check. Quite frankly, we deserve access to good food, good healthcare, and good herbal medicine.

You can learn more and sign up for this CSA by visiting .

Please share with your friends, families, networks, and anyone passionate about living a healthy lifestyle!

In health,
Dr. Naika

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Dr. Naika, the writer of this blog, has a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters of Science in Acupuncture as of June 2017. Please do not take the information presented on this blog, as medical advice, without consulting your certified health care practitioner. Knowledge is power and your health is your wealth!


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Upcoming Event: Herbal Medicine Workshop

You are invited to an interactive experience where you will learn about herbs and then formulate your own medicinal mixture, under the guidance of Naturopathic Doctor, Acupuncturist, and Herbalist, Dr. Naika of blog, 'Naika in Balance".

This workshop is inspired by my "Haitian Treasures" blog series, where I share knowledge about the medicinal and socio-cultural elements of herbs commonly used by Haitians, the Haitian Diaspora, and the greater Afro-Caribbean community. 

In the first half of this 2 hour workshop, we'll go on an in depth exploration of the herbs we'll be using in the second half. We will discuss the medicinal, and socio-cultural properties of the herbs, in addition to the clinical scientific research behind them, what they are used for, and how to use them. The material will be presented in a way that everyone can understand and follow. The herbs selected for this workshop are helpful for overall health maintenance, including but not limited to, detoxification, mood support, digestive health, etc.

During the second half of the workshop, you will have the opportunity to connect with the herbs even deeper and formulate your own herbal concoctions based on your individual needs and desires.  I will guide you through the process of creating your own medicinal mix. All materials will be provided for you, so just show up ready and willing to learn and to explore. 

Recommended that you bring pen and paper to take notes!

Great music will be playing during the second half.
Incense will be burning to create a lovey aroma.
The space is colorful, bright, and inviting.

Come unwind.
Come vibe.
Come release.
Come as you are.

Event cost: $35
Space is limited to create an intimate experience, so kindly RSVP by April 28th.

Please note: The same material that was covered in the December Level 1 workshop will be covered in this workshop.

Dr. Naika

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The "Haitian Treasures" series explores the magnificent benefits and uses of Haiti's natural resources, which I call "Haitian Treasures" because they are truly national gems.  Naïka in Balance is the premiere source for information on healing herbs used by Haitians. In this series, I explore the tie between Haiti's natural resources and natural, traditional, and holistic healing.

Learn about other Haitian Treasures explored on this blog here!

The two most popular Haitian Treasures on this blog are:

Castor oil/l'huile palma christi
Wonder of the world plant/fey lougawou


Flash Sale: 40% off Acupuncture Services for Monday April 9th

This sale applies to both new and returning clients! This applies to Acupuncture visits and the combined Naturopathic/Acupuncture visit as well! See you then!

Stay engaged,
Dr. Naïka

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New Herbal Product! Limited Edition Spring Tea Blend

Special Announcement! Limited edition Spring Tea Blend now available in my online dispensary! 
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This herbal blend will elevate your vibe and help you ease through the spring. My spring formula is nutrient rich and absolutely delicious, featuring 9 medicinal grade ingredients. Those of you who suffer with spring allergies will especially love this blend, as it features herbs that boost your immune system and relieve your allergic symptoms. This blend will help everyone achieve a more balanced state; mind, body, spirit.

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I made this blend, inspired by nature as always, specifically water and those lovely little buds appearing on the branches of the flora all around me. In life, you plant seeds, water them with love and intention, then you watch them grow as nature takes its course. Spring is a time when you let what you plant manifest into its greater purpose. Spring is a time of brightness and lightness, as we transition from the heavy introspective vibes of winter. Like spring, this blend is all about flowing and growing.

I invite you to head to my online store and grab your blend before it sells out!

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P.S: My e-mail subscribers got a special surprise code in their emails this morning for this new offering. So check your inbox and enjoy your special treat!

Stay engaged,
Dr. Naika

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Dr. Naika, the writer of this blog, has a Doctorate in Naturopathic Medicine and a Masters of Science in Acupuncture as of June 2017. Please do not take the information presented on this blog, as medical advice, without consulting your certified health care practitioner. Knowledge is power and your health is your wealth!