Common Conditions

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 |2019-07-16T22:47:57+00:00July 15th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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

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

French Green Clay–Why I Recommend Mud

"You're going to make me drink mud, aren't you?" "No, it's entirely your choice.  I'm just saying that it is real -  not an addictive drug. It's inexpensive and [...]

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

I recently had a client ask me how many herbal formulas are in my personal cupboard. "A lot." Considering that I've been using herbs since I was my late teens [...]

It’s All In Your Head–Treating Headaches With Asian Medicine

Rare is the person who has never had a headache. They affect millions of people every year and for some people they are a daily challenge to deal with. [...]

By |2019-07-06T13:56:15+00:00July 5th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

A Bit About Aloe

Aloe vera is an amazing plant that we've benefited from for centuries thanks again to the Greeks and the Romans.  In its varied history it has been used as [...]

By |2019-06-30T05:15:10+00:00June 29th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

The Emotions In Asian Medicine – Vice & Virtue

"True emotions last for about 7 seconds, everything else is holding on."  I was surprised the first time I heard this statement. From this perspective, I was holding onto [...]

By |2019-06-22T23:58:45+00:00June 21st, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Pucker Up – The Sour Flavor In Health & Healing

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 [...]

Keeping Cool! Handling Summer’s Heat

We love our Summer and sunshine here in Boise.  It's time to be in the garden, rivers and mountains.  However, from late Spring into early Summer the temperature can swing [...]