Before You Go-Tips & Herbs To Take With You When Traveling

We love vacation and travel!  And nobody wants to be sick while they are hiking in the mountains or exploring a new country. It makes sense to both prepare yourself [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons|2 Comments

Managing Allergies

Red, itchy eyes, sore throat, sinus congestion, running nose, puffy face, congested ears, swollen lips, headaches. Although it may be true that certain seasons have a propensity to bombard us [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

Helping Children Grow & Thrive Class–May 20 & 21

May 20 & 21- Saturday,9-5 & Sunday, 9-4 pm $280 By request-- This class is designed to help parents and practitioners incorporate the rich wisdom and principles that Asian medicine (Chinese [...]

By | February 19th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Classes|0 Comments

Treating Kidney Stones With Asian Medicine & Holistic Nutrition

It is estimated that about 350,000 Americans visit the emergency room each year to deal with kidney stones.  About three-quarters of the stones are made up of calcium oxalate.  Perplexing [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|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 so [...]

Windy Conditions

It's a blustery day! Each of the 5 Seasons in Chinese medicine has a climatic nature or condition that corresponds with that season.  Summer relates to Heat, Autumn to Dryness, [...]

The Year Of The Fire Rooster

The Year Of The Fire Rooster! April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN Saturday, January 28th is the second new moon following the winter solstice.  This is [...]

By | December 22nd, 2016|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs, Specials|0 Comments

Replenishing In Winter

Winter's energetic nature is one of quiet, calm and stillness.  It's an ideal time for deep introspection, rest and restoration.  It's a fine season to spend quality time with friends and [...]

By | December 20th, 2016|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Winter Skin

Winter's weather and cold can often lead to dry, chapped and flaky skin.  Heating systems that force dry air around may keep us warm and cozy, all while leeching out [...]

By | November 20th, 2016|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Salty–The Flavor Of The Water Element

Salt, a vital mineral to life, has been a part of our food and lives since time immemorial. For centuries, salt was used as a form of payment.  In fact, [...]