Common Conditions

Autumn’s Energetics–The Season Of The Metal Element

Autumn's arrival shifts the Qi that had been expanding outward (Yang) in the Summer to begin to shift inward (Yin).  We glide through Late Summer at the equinox and [...]

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 [...]

By |2019-08-26T16:34:29+00:00August 24th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

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 |2019-08-13T23:04:56+00:00August 13th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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 |2019-08-13T22:57:55+00:00August 13th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Breast Health

About 80% of women have lumpy or fibrocystic breasts and an estimated 1 in 8 women will battle breast cancer at some point in their life.  Breast cysts, lumps [...]

By |2019-07-31T20:18:30+00:00July 30th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Cornsilk For Your Bladder & Gallbladder

As you enjoy your lovely fresh, organic corn on the cob be sure to save some cornsilk. Cornsilk is a gentle herb that has been used for centuries by [...]

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 [...]