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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

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

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

Maple Nut Amaranth

Amaranth is a tiny South American grain that was a staple food for the Aztecs.  It ranges from shades of rich gold to deep reds. [...]

By |2021-08-26T13:54:23+00:00August 26th, 2021|0 Comments

How Sweet It Is–Sweet’s Role In Health & Illness

Who doesn't love a little sweet?  Of the 5 flavors, I can safely say, sweet is the most popular.  It is also the most abundant and naturally occurring flavor.  Like [...]

Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Holistic Nutrition & Chinese Medicine

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disharmony that affects nearly one in five people in America and it is the number one reason reason people are referred to gastrointestinal specialists. [...]

By |2021-08-26T14:03:59+00:00August 24th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

Late Summer’s Energetics–The Season Of The Earth Element

The days are growing shorter, yet there is still light. The air is cooler in the morning and evening, yet it warms up in the afternoon. We are harvesting [...]

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