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 [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:53:51+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Autumn, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|0 Comments

Why I No Longer Use Moxibustion In My Practice

Moxibustion is a wonderful Traditional Chinese herbal therapy that's been in practice for thousands of years and is a common part of many Asian medicine (Korean, Japanese and Chinese all [...]

By | 2018-09-01T11:58:25+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Addressing Hypothyroidism With Asian Medicine

Feeling burnt out or exhausted? Impaired thyroid functioning may be part of the problem. A little gland located in the neck, the thyroid produces hormones that play a role [...]

By | 2018-09-01T11:30:57+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|11 Comments

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

I recently had a client ask me how many herbs were in my personal cupboard. "A lot, but it's only one cupboard." Considering that I've been using herbs since I [...]

By | 2018-08-31T08:28:24+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Windy Conditions

Mo My brief visit to Ireland reminds me of how lovely or problematic a blustery day can be. Never mind doing your hair, it's going [...]

By | 2018-09-01T08:28:01+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Treating Heartburn, Acid Reflux and GERD (Gastroesophogeal Reflux Disease) with Asian Medicine and Holistic Nutrition

Heartburn, acid reflux and GERD (gastroesophogeal reflux disorder),  are very common complaints among Americans, with nearly 1 in 10 adults suffering at least once a week.  Ouch! That's a [...]

By | 2018-07-09T15:59:21+00:00 July 8th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Cool Cucumbers–Understanding Cucumber’s Energetics

Put the vitamin pack down and go eat a cucumber. A little history The humble cucumber (Cucumis Sativus) is a member of the gourd family, Curcurbitaceae. Like tomatoes and [...]

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 | 2018-06-24T14:27:28+00:00 June 21st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Before You Go-Tips & Herbs To Take With You When Traveling

We love vacation and travel!  And nobody wants to be sick while they are hiking in the mountains or exploring a new country. It makes sense to both prepare [...]

By | 2018-06-10T22:30:52+00:00 June 10th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|2 Comments