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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." [...]

Roses – A Fragrant, Cooling Delight at the Table

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. Rumi [...]

The Emotions In Asian Medicine – Vice & Virtue

"True emotions last for about 7 seconds, everything else is holding on."  I was surprised the first time I heard this statement. From this perspective, I was holding onto [...]

By |2021-09-16T20:27:26+00:00September 16th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|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 |2021-09-06T16:25:57+00:00September 6th, 2021|0 Comments

Building Qi

Despite what you might believe, you are not the Energizer Bunny - and you will not keep on going and going and going. Even though some of us have [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:23:20+00:00September 5th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu is a staple in my kitchen and one of my first recommendations for aches, pains, stiff neck and flu type symptoms. It’s turning out [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:11:21+00:00September 5th, 2021|0 Comments

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right?Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when speaking of [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:16:15+00:00September 5th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|7 Comments

Grapes! Understanding The Energetics Of Grapes

Summer is surrendering to Late Summer and Autumn. The grapes are ripening for harvest. As a child on my grandparent's small farm, I delighted in this season. The chill air [...]

Vegetable (Potassium) Broth

Potassium broths are wonderful for quickly increasing the mineral absorption of the body.  They are useful for athletes during extreme conditioning, for those who are weak and recovering from illness [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:30:12+00:00September 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

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