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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 [...]

Windy Conditions

My brief visit to Ireland reminds me of how lovely or problematic a blustery day can be. Nevermind doing your hair, it's going to be [...]

Spring’s Energetics–The Season Of The Wood Element

Welcome to Spring! When does Spring really begin? For most Western cultures, we correlate the start of spring with the spring equinox, around March 20-21st.  But all of us [...]

By |2020-01-22T01:45:20+00:00January 18th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|1 Comment

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 [...]

The Energetics of Gluten Free Grains

Sometimes we need to limit or cut out certain foods in our diet for the benefit of our health. Gluten and glutenous grains are one such food.  Our years [...]

2020 – The Year of The Metal Rat

Welcome To The Year Of The Metal Rat! Saturday, January 25th is the second new moon following the winter solstice.  For Asian cultures this is the New Year and [...]

By |2020-01-06T17:41:07+00:00January 6th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Grace And Gratitude

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus "Thank you."  It's a [...]

By |2020-01-01T23:39:06+00:00January 1st, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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 |2020-01-08T20:17:42+00:00December 27th, 2019|0 Comments

Chlorophyll’s Healing Properties

As a holistic practitioner, I don't usually speak of fractional or 'parts' of foods.  I prefer to use the whole food for its overall energetic balance, however, chlorophyll, is [...]

By |2019-12-26T02:06:24+00:00December 24th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

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 [...]