Asian Medicine Blog

5 Element Theory (Wu Hsing)

Like Yin/Yang theory, the 5 Elements (or Wu Hsing) are a founding principle of Chinese medicine.  Each of the 5 Elements (Fire, Earth, Metal, Water & Wood) describes the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:48:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Class: Managing Seasonal Allergies–April 11

Wednesday, April 11th 5-7:30 This class will cover how seasonal allergies manifest from both an Eastern and Western perspective, including detailed Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) assessment and symptom identification.  Those [...]

By | 2018-03-16T19:52:56+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|Comments Off on Class: Managing Seasonal Allergies–April 11

April’s Asian New Year Special–3 Amma Sessions for $180

Move over Fire Monkey! Bring on the loyal Earth Dog. Julia's Zev, chilling. To help celebrate the new year, I've brought back [...]

By | 2018-02-25T23:31:05+00:00 February 24th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes, Specials|0 Comments

Windy Conditions

It's a blustery day! Each of the 5 Seasons in Asian medicine has a climatic nature or condition that corresponds with that season.  These climates are simply part of the [...]

By | 2018-02-25T19:52:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Curing With Congee

Congee, Shi-Fan (literally, rice water) or Jook. Whatever name you give it, rice porridge has been the foundation of nutritional healing since...well, we started playing with fire and cooking. [...]

By | 2018-02-25T21:34:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Recipes|0 Comments

Considering Cancer

Cancer isn't an easy topic for many people. The likelihood is that cancer will affect us or someone we know at some point in our lives--it is one of [...]

Loving Chocolate–Understanding The Energetics of Chocolate

Who doesn't love a little chocolate? Theobroma Cacao is a much loved and very powerful food living up to its ancient name as the food of the gods.   [...]

By | 2018-02-12T22:50:44+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

Pucker Up–Using The Sour Flavor

Oranges, lemons, limes, kumkats and vinegar.... If you haven't already started salivating, you will soon.  Each of the 5 Flavors (sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and salty) all have medicinal properties [...]