Common Conditions

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 [...]

By |2019-03-21T21:23:56+00:00March 21st, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse and I've done it most springs since getting out of high school. At the time, I was practicing Aikido and along with it [...]

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 [...]

Energetic Temperature Of Foods Chart

Did you know that everything you eat creates a post metabolic phenomenon in the body? Chinese medicine's energetic approach to food categorizes all foods by their actions in the [...]

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 [...]

Fabulous Fiber

“Eat your muffin, it’s full of bran—it will make you move.”  I’m not sure which was more bothersome at 14, eating the dry, flavorless muffin being presented to me [...]

Nourishing In Winter’s Depth

In Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) Winter's energetic nature is one of quiet, calm and stillness.  It's an ideal time for deep introspection, rest and restoration.  It's a fine season to [...]

By |2018-12-29T17:06:04+00:00December 28th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Boiling Down The Basics Of Molasses

My daughter Clara is studying abroad in Ireland. She's thriving and doing well and like most first year college students she's had some adjustments to make. After a particularly [...]

It’s All In Your Head–Treating Headaches With Asian Medicine

Rare is the person who has never had a headache. They affect millions of people every year and for some people they are a daily challenge to deal with. [...]

By |2018-12-18T03:02:25+00:00December 17th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|2 Comments

The Energetics Of Rhodiola

Rhodiola is a relatively new herb and supplement in the American market, however it has a long history of use in Russia and Europe. In my personal and professional [...]

By |2018-12-18T03:00:14+00:00December 15th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Herbs|1 Comment