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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 [...]

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 [...]

By |2021-01-18T22:50:20+00:00January 18th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|1 Comment

Grace And Gratitude

He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. - Epictetus "Thank you."  It's a [...]

By |2021-01-11T17:15:17+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Breaking Through Stagnation

What is Stagnation? Like streams and rivers in nature for the water to flow there must be adequate water and a clear pathway.  When there is too little or [...]

By |2021-01-03T20:42:31+00:00January 1st, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|5 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 [...]

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 [...]

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 |2020-12-28T21:42:43+00:00December 26th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Chew On This! Why Chewing Is So Important

"The Japanese word kami (chew) means God or Divine Spirit. Chewing in the original Japanese meaning is to develop ourselves, to reach to the Universal Spirit." Michio Kushi Asian [...]

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 |2020-12-28T20:24:32+00:00December 26th, 2020|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Winter Skin

Winter's weather and cold can often lead to dry, chapped and flaky skin.  Heating systems that force dry air may keep us warm and cozy, but will leech out [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:49:42+00:00December 20th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments
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