Asian Medicine Blog

Countering Coughs

Have a cough? They are pretty common right now and this time of year I get a fair number of emails or calls with clients that have suddenly come [...]

By |2020-03-16T00:54:10+00:00March 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Spring–Eating With The Seasons

Spring's natural energy is to lighten up and move forward, shaking off the deep, slumbering and contemplative state of winter and the foods of spring perfectly support this.  They [...]

Online & Phone Consultations

Not in Boise? Not a problem. Online and Phone Consultations are now available to book online! I am discounting my online consults to $50 per session (a $30 savings) [...]

Basic Congee (Shi Fan, Jook)

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 |2020-03-14T17:32:43+00:00March 14th, 2020|0 Comments

Rhubarb–Spring’s Clearing And Cooling Vegetable

Grandma June had a monstrous rhubarb plant that covered the edge of pathway leading to berry patches.  Every Spring we harvested the stalks for strawberry rhubarb pie, jellies, jams [...]

Orange Peel Tea

Kudzu Ginger Tea

Kudzu, kuzu, pueraria or ge gen – it’s all the same thing.  This amazing vine that is taking over the south, leaving areas looking like [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:08:04+00:00March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

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 |2020-03-14T17:40:10+00:00March 13th, 2020|0 Comments

Bone Marrow Broth

I've been using bone broth most of my adult life so I was pretty amused when it became a trendy food a few years ago.  Instead of coffee shops, [...]

By |2020-03-14T17:09:02+00:00March 12th, 2020|2 Comments