Asian Medicine Blog

Summer–Eating With The Seasons

Welcome to Summer!  Longer, warmer days encourage us to be more active, spending greater time outdoors. The sun's warmth encourages growth and maturation. Plants thrive and begin sharing their abundance with [...]

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 | 2018-05-01T22:21:35+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Summer|0 Comments

The 8 Branches Of Asian Medicine

“The doctor of the future will give no medication, but will interest his patients in the care of the human frame, diet and in the cause and prevention of [...]

By | 2018-04-30T17:41:31+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

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 [...]

Common Patterns Of Disharmony In Children According To Asian Medicine

Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) is wonderful at working with anyone, no matter what their age or gender. As a practitioner, I find it especially magnificent if I can start [...]

By | 2018-04-07T21:58:19+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

Peas--it seems that people 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. [...]

Helping Children Grow & Thrive–Asian Medicine for Children

I am often asked if Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) and Amma Therapy can be used to treat children.  The answer is--yes, of course and very effectively.  But don't limit [...]

By | 2018-04-07T22:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Amma Therapy-Asian Bodywork

A note on semantics: Chinese medicine or Asian medicine? Am I confused? Through much of my career I used the term Traditional Chinese medicine. However, I must recognize that [...]

By | 2018-04-08T17:52:57+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|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, [...]

By | 2018-03-30T14:55:34+00:00 March 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|0 Comments

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 [...]