Olivia Hsu Friedman
For years the amethyst followed her and saw her through numerous life events. After Olivia’s grandmother, PoPo, passed away, Olivia set the amethyst in a ring. When she graduated from National University of Health Sciences, she wore the ring as she received her graduate degree in Oriental Medicine. The ring was on her ring finger which is often associated with the heart in TCM. The amethyst represents the gift of Chinese Medical knowledge that was passed to Olivia through her grandmother and which she now shares with you.
The amethyst logo depicts the idea of a gem shining radiantly like your skin is meant to. It also incorporates eight needles, all pointing to the center, which portrays how selected acupuncture needles work in unison by addressing the core of every issue. The logo is also intentionally symmetrical to represent the goal of TCM: the balance and harmony of the body. Lastly, the eight points give a nod to the backbone of TCM Diagnostic theory, namely the Eight Principles, and the Eight Extraordinary Meridians.