Common Conditions

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 [...]

The Exterior And Interior Causes Of Disease

Why do we get ill? In the most simplistic of terms, we get ill because something is out of balance our body.  Likely you've heard of term 'homeostatis' that [...]

By |2020-07-27T01:26:21+00:00July 25th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

A Few Teas To Curb The Queasies

We've all felt queasy or nauseated at some point.  By request, I've selected a few teas that are specifically beneficial in treating the queasies whether they are caused by [...]

Countering Coughs

Have a cough? They are pretty common right now and this time of year I get a fair number of emails or calls with clients that have suddenly come [...]

By |2020-07-24T16:36:45+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 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 |2020-07-25T14:18:03+00:00July 22nd, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Clearing Sinus Congestion

If you've ever had a treatment with me,  you've likely smelled the wonderful, clearing Kwan Loong or other oils we use during treatment. Besides soothing sore muscles the fragrances [...]

By |2020-07-24T16:35:53+00:00July 20th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Cool Cucumbers–Understanding Cucumber’s Energetics

Put the vitamin pack down and go eat a cucumber. Getting heat rash or blisters from wearing a mask? Consider adding cucumbers to your water and applying them topically [...]

Masks By Clara

Clara is still plugging away making masks! Thank you to those who have supported her in her endeavor to help keep us all safe. I've set up this post [...]

By |2020-07-02T19:09:21+00:00July 2nd, 2020|Announcements, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]