Winter Skin

Winter's weather and cold can often lead to dry, chapped and flaky skin.  Heating systems that force dry air may keep us warm and cozy, but will often leech out [...]

Everyday Living With Asian Medicine & Holistic Nutrition–12 Week Program–Dates To Be Announced

12 weeks, Wednesday 5-8pm. Date TBD I've had a number of inquiries about offering this class online. I have decided to postpone the local/onsight class for now [...]

By | December 2nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Soft Cooked 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.  High in the essential amino [...]

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time to [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Winter–Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Corresponding to the Water element and its organs, the Kidney and Bladder,  Winter is time of storage and introspection.  It's a wonderful time to [...]

By | November 25th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|2 Comments

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You may choose to thicken the [...]

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it was [...]

By | November 20th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Holistic Nutrition Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

Insights On Sleepless Nights

Do you toss and turn all night long or wake of refreshed and energized?  Sleepless nights have plagued all of us at some time or another, however with more than [...]

By | November 8th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

Fire Cupping

Fire cupping is a wonderful therapy that has been a part of Chinese medicine for at least 3,000 years, and it’s becoming more common and familiar to Americans. Thank you!  Though on [...]

By | October 26th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|2 Comments