Herbs

12 Common Immune Enhancing Herbs & Foods

As requested - a blog about a few common herbs that have antiviral, antibacterial and immune enhancing natures. Just in time as herbs are abundant in gardens right now. [...]

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

I recently had a client ask me how many herbal formulas are in my personal cupboard. "A lot." Considering that I've been using herbs since I was my late teens [...]

Lavender’s Lovely Energetics

What does the word lavender bring to mind?  Images of vast fields of spikes of purple and blue waving under the Mediterranean sun?  Fragrant bundles of  Herbes de Provence, [...]

By |2019-07-06T15:11:48+00:00July 5th, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Flowers, Herbs|0 Comments

Merry Mints – The Energetics Of Mints

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint [...]

Sorrel Soup

Bright sorrel is one of my first spring greens to pop up. Actually, it grows strong in the spring, dies back in the heat and comes back in the fall...love it. Sorrel's strong sour flavor helps to stimulate and decongest the Liver and Gallbladder after Winter's heavier foods. Use it in dressings, to flavor eggs or as an usual soup.

By |2019-03-17T12:27:01+00:00March 9th, 2019|0 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

Noshing On Nasturtiums

I love eating flowers.  Their vibrancy and delicate petals provide a refreshing treat to the spirit especially on hot summer days.  Each flower, like anything else we ingest, will [...]

Rhubarb–Spring’s Clearing And Cooling Vegetable

Grandma June had a monstrous rhubarb plant that covered the edge of pathway leading to berry patches.  Every Spring we harvested the stalks for strawberry rhubarb pie, jellies, jams [...]