Asian Medicine Blog

Eat Your Colors

"So, what can I eat?" It's one of the biggest questions that I get as a Holistic Nutritionist. Frustrated clients often come to me after they have seen other [...]

5 Element Theory (Wu Hsing)

Like Yin/Yang theory, the 5 Elements (or Wu Hsing) are a founding principle of Chinese medicine.  Each of the 5 Elements (Fire, Earth, Metal, Water & Wood) describes the [...]

By | 2018-03-22T15:48:24+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Class: Managing Seasonal Allergies–Watch for dates

Watch for dates This class will cover how seasonal allergies manifest from both an Eastern and Western perspective, including detailed Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) assessment and symptom identification.  Those with [...]

By | 2018-04-02T14:36:37+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Classes|Comments Off on Class: Managing Seasonal Allergies–Watch for dates

Windy Conditions

It's a blustery day! Each of the 5 Seasons in Asian medicine has a climatic nature or condition that corresponds with that season.  These climates are simply part of the [...]

By | 2018-02-25T19:52:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Curing With Congee

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 | 2018-02-25T21:34:24+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Recipes|0 Comments

Considering Cancer

Cancer isn't an easy topic for many people. The likelihood is that cancer will affect us or someone we know at some point in our lives--it is one of [...]

Loving Chocolate–Understanding The Energetics of Chocolate

Who doesn't love a little chocolate? Theobroma Cacao is a much loved and very powerful food living up to its ancient name as the food of the gods.   [...]

By | 2018-02-12T22:50:44+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Holistic Nutrition Blog|1 Comment

Pucker Up–Using The Sour Flavor

Oranges, lemons, limes, kumkats and vinegar.... If you haven't already started salivating, you will soon.  Each of the 5 Flavors (sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and salty) all have medicinal properties [...]