Common Conditions

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 [...]

Nourishing Teenage Athletes

The first year that Clara was on a regional volleyball team I realized how very unaware some people are of the nutritional needs--especially those of the young athlete. We [...]

By | 2018-04-20T20:32:46+00:00 April 20th, 2018|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

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 | 2018-04-07T21:58:19+00:00 April 7th, 2018|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 | 2018-04-07T22:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Windy Conditions

It's a blustery day! Each of the 5 Seasons in Asian medicine has a climatic nature or condition that corresponds with that season.  These climates are simply part of the [...]

By | 2018-02-25T19:52:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Considering Cancer

Cancer isn't an easy topic for many people. The likelihood is that cancer will affect us or someone we know at some point in our lives--it is one of [...]

Pucker Up–Using The Sour Flavor

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 properties [...]

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 know [...]

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|1 Comment

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 give [...]

Gluten–A Damp And Sticky Situation

Our culture has a problem with gluten. I am sometimes asked by clients (or they assume) that I don't eat gluten because it is "bad" for you.  No, I eat [...]