Common Conditions

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 | 2018-04-07T22:26:51+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

Windy Conditions

It's a blustery day! Each of the 5 Seasons in Asian medicine has a climatic nature or condition that corresponds with that season.  These climates are simply part of the [...]

By | 2018-02-25T19:52:58+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Considering Cancer

Cancer isn't an easy topic for many people. The likelihood is that cancer will affect us or someone we know at some point in our lives--it is one of [...]

Pucker Up–Using The Sour Flavor

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 properties [...]

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 [...]

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:04+00:00 January 24th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|1 Comment

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 give [...]

Gluten–A Damp And Sticky Situation

Our culture has a problem with gluten. I am sometimes asked by clients (or they assume) that I don't eat gluten because it is "bad" for you.  No, I eat [...]

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

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

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:06+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Countering Coughs

Have a cough? They are pretty common right now and this time of year I get a fair number of emails or calls with clients that have suddenly come [...]

By | 2018-08-09T20:31:13+00:00 January 2nd, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|3 Comments

Warm To The Core

Baby, it's cold outside.  Now that you have an ear worm to pester you for the day, let's talk about keeping the core of the body warm. The Asian cultures have [...]

By | 2018-02-05T15:26:07+00:00 December 17th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments