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Summer’s Energetics – The Season Of The Fire Element

Summer, the season of the Fire Element, has arrived.  The days are long and the bright sunshine invites us outdoors to work in our gardens or play in the [...]

By |2019-05-15T15:46:06+00:00May 12th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

Cherries–Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right? Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when [...]

Soothing Sunburns and Sun-Tired Skin

The sun is out! Idaho is blessed with long, sunny days, wonderful mountains, rivers, forests and deserts.  A playground for those who love to be outside.  However, with Idaho's [...]

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

Peas. We either love them or hate them. Personally, I love them, and there is really nothing like the taste of peas plucked straight off the vine.  Their sweetness [...]

Stop And Eat The Flowers – The Energetics Of Edible Flowers

This is a *living blog* and I will be adding to it regularly. If I have already written a blog about a particular flower, I will link it in [...]

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 [...]

Playing With Pansies – The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Violets

“A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and [...]

Class: Treating Chronic Inflammation with Asian Medicine & Nutrition – May 8th

Chronic Inflammation. Wednesday, May 8th, 5:30-8pm, $75 Do you creak? Ache? Have swollen or sore joints and muscles? You might a pattern of inflammation. Chronic inflammation patterns afflict millions. It's [...]

By |2019-05-08T15:25:14+00:00April 4th, 2019|Announcements, Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|0 Comments

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, for [...]