Common Conditions

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

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 to [...]

By | 2018-09-30T17:05:19+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

Roses–A Fragrant, Cooling Delight at the Table

Summer, sunshine and roses.  What a delight roses are to have in the garden, offering a variety of colors, blossom shapes and fragrances. Long a symbol of love, war, politics and [...]

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.  However, from late Spring into early Summer the temperature can swing [...]

By | 2018-07-05T18:09:11+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Summer|0 Comments

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 [...]