BLOGS

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 [...]

April’s Autumn Special – 3 for $215

Autumn is a fantastic time to work on building your lungs and immune system for the fall. It's also a beautiful time to clean up your nutritional habits and [...]

By | 2018-09-17T14:50:50+00:00 September 15th, 2018|Announcements, BLOGS, Specials|0 Comments

Autumn–Eating With The Seasons

Eating in Autumn Autumn corresponds to the Metal element in the 5 Element theory of Asian (Chinese) medicine and rules the Lungs and Colon.    To embrace Autumn choose [...]

Autumn’s Energetics–The Season Of The Metal Element

Autumn's arrival shifts the Qi that had been expanding outward (Yang) in the Summer to begin to shift inward (Yin).  We glide through Late Summer at the equinox and [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:53:51+00:00 September 9th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, Autumn, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons|0 Comments

The Lungs In Asian Medicine–The Delicate Organs & Minister To Emperor

Breathe, baby breathe. As I write this Boise and much of the Northwest is weighted down under heavy smoke from wildfires. I have been cautioning clients, friends and family to [...]

By | 2018-09-14T14:48:08+00:00 September 6th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS|0 Comments

Why I No Longer Use Moxibustion In My Practice

Moxibustion is a wonderful Traditional Chinese herbal therapy that's been in practice for thousands of years and is a common part of many Asian medicine (Korean, Japanese and Chinese all [...]

By | 2018-09-01T11:58:25+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|0 Comments

Addressing Hypothyroidism With Asian Medicine

Feeling burnt out or exhausted? Impaired thyroid functioning may be part of the problem. A little gland located in the neck, the thyroid produces hormones that play a role [...]

By | 2018-09-01T11:30:57+00:00 September 1st, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions|11 Comments

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

Mo 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 [...]

By | 2018-09-01T08:28:01+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

What’s For Breakfast?

Go, go, go.  America has become a society of rushing from one thing to the next. In the process, many rush through or completely skip the most important meal [...]

By | 2018-08-13T15:38:49+00:00 August 12th, 2018|BLOGS|0 Comments