April Crowell

About April Crowell

AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Amma Therapy, Integral Asian Medicine, Holistic Nutrition & Herbs. Inspiration and education for healthy and sustainable living. I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice in Boise, Idaho. I offer classes and consultations online.

Understanding Inflammation According To Asian Medicine

Inflammation is the body's natural response to infection, injury or disharmony.  It can cause redness, aching, swelling, a possible sensation of heat and tenderness to touch.  Some people experience [...]

By |2021-02-23T03:01:22+00:00February 20th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|5 Comments

Nettle Tea

Nettles are very nourishing and blood building.  They relieve toxins, hot flashes, allergies and anemia–a wonderful addition to the diet.   I brew up a large pan of nettle tea [...]

By |2021-02-23T03:48:02+00:00February 20th, 2021|0 Comments

Cherries–Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

The Energetics of Gluten Free Grains

Sometimes we need to limit or cut out certain foods in our diet for the benefit of our health. Gluten and glutenous grains are one such food.  Our years [...]

April’s Resources For Understanding Covid-19

February 21, 2021 Hold, please.  I will continue to remain hands off until it is deemed save to be in close contact with a client. As tired as we [...]

By |2021-02-23T02:13:55+00:00February 16th, 2021|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Boiling Down The Basics Of Molasses

My daughter Clara is studying abroad in Ireland now a junior she's thrived and done well. This year has been a wee bit harder than the others. Like all [...]

Coffee Substitutes-Getting To Know Grain Beverages

Why would you ever need to substitute something for your coffee?  That's the first question that came to mind, right?  After all many people love their coffee, it seems to [...]

By |2021-02-14T23:11:15+00:00February 14th, 2021|BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog, Recipes|0 Comments

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]

By |2021-02-14T23:27:00+00:00February 14th, 2021|0 Comments
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