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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.

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:15:19+00:00November 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Mushroom Hot Pot (Kinoko Nabe)

Spring and autumn are the ideal seasons for harvesting mushrooms–those fun little fungi that have marvelous healing benefits for the body. It seems that no one [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:30:25+00:00November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Burgundy Mushroom Soup

Warm and nourishing, this soup is great as a meal on its own for a chilly night.  The flavor of this soup can be varied [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:24:36+00:00November 15th, 2020|0 Comments

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it [...]

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Honeycake

Honeycake - The honey you choose will influence the flavor of the cake. Summer honeys are often lighter and more delicate than the richer late summer, early fall darker honeys. [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:31:03+00:00November 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Winter – Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Especially if you live in a place that has cold winters like Idaho, my home. Corresponding to the Water element and its [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:05:01+00:00November 12th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|3 Comments

Baked Figs With Honey & Goat Cheese

Figs come into season in the late fall and early winter.  I love figs, and although they are not a native food to Idaho, I [...]

By |2020-11-14T22:22:06+00:00November 12th, 2020|0 Comments

April’s Resources For Understanding Covid-19

April, 2020. By request, I created this page for links for sites and articles that I have found to be beneficial in understanding the coronavirus and its impact on [...]

By |2020-11-10T17:34:56+00:00November 10th, 2020|BLOGS|0 Comments

Client Herb & Supplement Resources

Hello! You have found my resource page for herbs and supplements for clients and students! As many of you know, I am not treating in person at this time [...]

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