Asian Medicine Blog

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 [...]

Common Patterns Of Disharmony In Children According To Asian Medicine

Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) is wonderful at working with anyone, no matter what their age or gender. As a practitioner, I find it especially magnificent if I can start [...]

By | 2018-04-07T21:58:19+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

Peas--it seems that people either love them or hate them.  Personally, I love them, and there is really nothing like the taste of peas plucked straight off the vine. [...]

Helping Children Grow & Thrive–Asian Medicine for Children

I am often asked if Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) and Amma Therapy can be used to treat children.  The answer is--yes, of course and very effectively.  But don't limit [...]

By | 2018-04-07T22:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Amma Therapy-Asian Bodywork

A note on semantics: Chinese medicine or Asian medicine? Am I confused? Through much of my career I used the term Traditional Chinese medicine. However, I must recognize that [...]

By | 2018-04-08T17:52:57+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, [...]

By | 2018-03-30T14:55:34+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

Playing With Pansies–The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Violets

“A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and [...]

Eat Your Colors

"So, what can I eat?" It's one of the biggest questions that I get as a Holistic Nutritionist. Frustrated clients often come to me after they have seen other [...]

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–Watch for dates

Watch for dates 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 with [...]

By | 2018-04-02T14:36:37+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|Comments Off on Class: Managing Seasonal Allergies–Watch for dates