Energetic Temperature Of Foods Chart

Visit my Etsy store to buy the poster! Did you know that everything you eat creates a post metabolic phenomenon in the body? Chinese medicine's energetic approach to food [...]

Fabulous Fiber

“Eat your muffin, it’s full of bran—it will make you move.”  I’m not sure which was more bothersome at 14, eating the dry, flavorless muffin being presented to me [...]

Nourishing With Stinging Nettles

Stinging nettles sting. My first encounter with nettles was not pleasant.  At the time, I was only 11 or 12 and I didn't know enough to look for lamb's [...]

The Colon – The Official In Charge Of The Drain Ditch

Your Colon (or Large Intestines) holds the job of letting go of that which the body no longer needs  - literally, mental and emotionally. Colon health is something that [...]

By |2020-08-21T15:12:37+00:00August 21st, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Chlorophyll’s Healing Properties

As a Holistic Nutritionist I don't usually speak of fractional or 'parts' of foods.  I prefer to use the whole food for its overall energetic balance (flavor, direction, nutritional [...]

The Lungs In Asian Medicine – The Delicate Organs & Minister To Emperor

Breathe, baby breathe. When I first wrote this blog, Boise and much of the Northwest was weighted down under heavy smoke from wildfires. It is like that now. However, [...]

By |2020-08-22T13:53:58+00:00August 20th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Potatoes – The Energetics and Nutrition of Our Favorite Root

"What we need is a few good taters."  "Po-ta-toes! Boil them, mash them, stick them in a stew. Lovely big golden chips with a nice piece of fried fish." [...]

Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, [...]

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, [...]

Late Summer–Eating With The Seasons

The foods of the Earth element and the Late Summer season are about creating strength of form in the body. They nourish the digestive system. Earth is stability and integrity [...]

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