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Roses – A Fragrant, Cooling Delight at the Table

That which God said to the rose, and caused it to laugh in full-blown beauty, He said to my heart, and made it a hundred times more beautiful. Rumi [...]

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 |2021-09-16T20:27:26+00:00September 16th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Building Qi

Despite what you might believe, you are not the Energizer Bunny - and you will not keep on going and going and going. Even though some of us have [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:23:20+00:00September 5th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Building Blood

Blood is blood is blood, right?Nope...Asian medicine's definition of Blood is a bit different than that of Western medicine's of blood (I'll use the lower case b when speaking of [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:16:15+00:00September 5th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|7 Comments

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 [...]

By |2021-09-06T16:30:12+00:00September 4th, 2021|0 Comments

Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) With Holistic Nutrition & Chinese Medicine

Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disharmony that affects nearly one in five people in America and it is the number one reason reason people are referred to gastrointestinal specialists. [...]

By |2021-08-26T14:03:59+00:00August 24th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|1 Comment

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 |2021-08-02T15:10:18+00:00August 2nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 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 |2021-08-02T15:10:41+00:00August 1st, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Windy Conditions

My brief visit to Ireland reminds me of how lovely or problematic a blustery day can be. Nevermind doing your hair, it's going to be [...]

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 |2021-08-02T15:09:59+00:00August 1st, 2021|BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments
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