Herbs

The Energetics of Mulberries

Our visit to the old farm this weekend rewarded us with some sweet mulberries.  Several of Grandpa Herman's great trees are still producing (if not, overproducing) the succulent little [...]

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 |2021-06-17T14:50:14+00:00June 16th, 2021|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 [...]

Raspberry Leaf Tea For The Ladies

The mention of raspberries makes most of us think of the luscious little gems that are in season right now.  You can read about their nature's here, however, in [...]

My Herb Cabinet Essentials

A client asked me how many herbal formulas are in my personal cupboard."A lot." The answer was quick.  Considering that I've been using herbs since I was my late teens [...]

By |2021-04-18T14:05:15+00:00April 14th, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Herbs|0 Comments

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 [...]

Minted Pea Soup

Pea soup? Oh, yes! Peas are high in minerals, vitamin C, D, protein and folic acid. And they are simply delicious in bright and lively [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:05:25+00:00January 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Savory Sweet Potatoes, Beets & Kale

Vibrant sweet potatoes and beets make up the base of this vibrant and grounding recipe. Don't be fooled by the colors. The beets are red, but there are also [...]

By |2020-12-22T19:12:51+00:00December 21st, 2020|0 Comments

Pumpkin Pie Spice

Pumpkin pie spice is simply a mixture of our most beloved warming, sweet spices. It's fantastically simple to put together yourself whether you use ready ground herbs or grind them yourself.

By |2020-09-06T13:48:03+00:00September 6th, 2020|0 Comments
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