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Cherries – Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

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 [...]

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse and I've done it most springs since getting out of high school. At the time, I was practicing Aikido and along with it [...]

Thirty Day Gentle Cleanse

This cleanse is designed to eliminate the toxins that have been accumulated in the body for years.  Most of these toxins enter the system from the polluted water, air and [...]

By |2021-04-02T15:25:00+00:00April 1st, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Fasting & Cleansing – General Rules For Engagement

Welcome! If you are reading this post it is likely that you are considering a cleanse or fast. There are many different types of cleanses and fasts, just like [...]

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 |2021-03-28T15:40:46+00:00March 25th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Spring’s Energetics–The Season Of The Wood Element

Welcome to Spring! When does Spring really begin? For most Western cultures, we correlate the start of spring with the spring equinox, around March 20-21st.  But all of us [...]

Spring–Eating With The Seasons

Spring's natural energy is to lighten up and move forward, shaking off the deep, slumbering and contemplative state of winter and the foods of spring perfectly support this.  They [...]

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