April Crowell

About April Crowell

Diplomate, Asian Bodywork Therapy (Dipl. ABT NCCAOM) Certified Holistic Nutritionist (CHN) AOBTA Certified Instructor & Practitioner I have been practicing and teaching since 1994. I maintain my private therapy practice at Pulse Holistic Health offer Amma Therapy, Holistic Nutrition therapy sessions and classes for the public. In 2016, I started teaching Amma therapy apprentices again. I write regularly and offer classes in continuing education and for the public.

Rosemary-For More Than Remembrance

"As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and [...]

Sage’s Energetic And Healing Properties

“Why should a man die whilst sage grows in his garden?” — Old English proverb Behind rosemary, sage is my second favorite culinary herb.  It inspires light, while its [...]

Merry Mints – The Energetics Of Mints

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]

Thirty Day Gentle Cleanse

This cleanse is designed to eliminate the toxins that have been accumulated in the body for years.  Most of these toxins enter the system from the polluted water, air and [...]

By | 2019-03-21T21:23:56+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Creating Healthy Eating Habits

Eating is something we do daily and let's face it - nutrition can be confusing. There are hundreds of diets and fads out there.  Some make promises and pitch deals [...]

By | 2019-03-23T21:26:05+00:00 March 21st, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse and I've done it most springs since getting out of high school. At the time, I was practicing Aikido and along with it [...]

Fasting & Cleansing – General Rules For Engagement

Welcome! If you are reading this post it is likely that you are considering a cleanse or fast. There are many different types of cleanses and fasts, just like [...]

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

Carrot And Radish Salad

Very easy to make, this salad can be used as a side, or garnish on a simple green salad.  Refreshing and clearing, I sometimes just [...]

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By | 2019-03-17T12:27:01+00:00 March 9th, 2019|BLOGS, Herbs, Recipes, Seasons, Soups & Stews, Spring, Spring recipes|0 Comments