Common Conditions

Roses – A Fragrant, Cooling Delight at the Table

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. Rumi [...]

When Yang Collapses – Rebuilding The Fires

Yang collapse - sounds pretty severe, right? In Asian (Chinese) medicine it is a very serious condition that often has a long, slow and difficult path to recovery.  Yang [...]

By |2019-05-25T03:15:41+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

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 [...]

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right? Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when [...]

Soothing Sunburns and Sun-Tired Skin

The sun is out! Idaho is blessed with long, sunny days, wonderful mountains, rivers, forests and deserts.  A playground for those who love to be outside.  However, with Idaho's [...]

Prebiotics and Probiotics – Glorious Gut Friends & Fabulous Ferments

There is a lot of talk of probiotics in the media and nutrition world and with good reason - probiotics are essential to digestive health. They aid in breaking [...]

By |2019-04-04T18:43:10+00:00April 4th, 2019|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Sage’s Energetic And Healing Properties

“Why should a man die whilst sage grows in his garden?” — Old English proverb Behind rosemary, sage is my second favorite culinary herb.  It inspires light, while its [...]

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 |2019-03-21T21:23:56+00:00March 21st, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]