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 a [...]

By | June 11th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

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.  From late Spring into early Summer the temperature can swing nearly 40 [...]

Vegetable (Potassium) Broth

Potassium broths are wonderful for quickly increasing the mineral absorption of the body.  They are useful for athletes during extreme conditioning, for those who are weak and recovering from illness [...]

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 the [...]

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 food [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse, and I've done it most springs ever since I started practicing. The only exceptions were when I was pregnant or nursing.   It take [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Common Conditions, My Blogs, Spring, Spring recipes|0 Comments

Instructions For Coffee Or Licorice Root Enemas

Enemas are great tools to have in your healthcare toolbox. Often misused and misunderstood just mentioning them often triggers a reaction in people.  At one end of the spectrum a [...]

By | March 14th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

The Nutrient Qi Cycle

Ever wonder why some physical complaints seem to pop up at a certain time? Understanding the Nutrient Qi Cycle or Cycle of Tides might be helpful. Qi (pronounced "chee"), a [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

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 [...]

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 yourself [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons|2 Comments