Asian Medicine Blog

Class: Holistic Tips for Colds & Flu

Monday, January 13th 2020, 5:30-7:30, $60 The Flu and common cold plague millions of people every year. As a practitioner and teacher of Asian/Chinese medicine and Holistic Nutrition it [...]

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 |2019-11-06T19:26:06+00:00November 5th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Yam I A Sweet Potato?

Are you eating a sweet potato or a yam? If you are in America, you are likely eating a sweet potato even if it was labeled as a yam. [...]

Rosemary-For More Than Remembrance

"As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and [...]

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 [...]

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

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 |2019-10-17T15:42:14+00:00October 17th, 2019|0 Comments

Our Love Affair With Chocolate & Understanding The Energetics of Chocolate

Who doesn't love a little chocolate? In the western culture, our love affair with chocolate began only a few hundred years ago. That's a relatively short time compared to [...]

By |2019-10-17T15:57:33+00:00October 17th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

It’s All In Your Head–Treating Headaches With Asian Medicine

Rare is the person who has never had a headache. They affect millions of people every year and for some people they are a daily challenge to deal with. [...]

By |2019-10-17T16:43:40+00:00October 16th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

All About Apples

The year my daughter Clara was born we were lucky enough to have access to our friend's ancient and over-productive apple trees.  We had bushels.  We ate them fresh, [...]