Yin & Yang–Understanding Opposites

The principles of Yin and Yang, a foundational theory of Asian medicine, is both profound and very simplistic.   The two represent the dynamic opposites seen all throughout nature.  They are not [...]

By | March 7th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, My Blogs|0 Comments

The Nutrient Qi Cycle

Ever wonder why some physical complaints seem to pop up at a certain time? Understanding the Nutrient Qi Cycle or Cycle of Tides might be helpful. Qi (pronounced "chee"), a [...]

By | March 5th, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

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 [...]

Before You Go-Tips & Herbs To Take With You When Traveling

We love vacation and travel!  And nobody wants to be sick while they are hiking in the mountains or exploring a new country. It makes sense to both prepare yourself [...]

By | February 22nd, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs, Seasons|2 Comments

Managing Allergies

Red, itchy eyes, sore throat, sinus congestion, running nose, puffy face, congested ears, swollen lips, headaches. Although it may be true that certain seasons have a propensity to bombard us [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|1 Comment

The Patterns Of Disease–May 6 & 7

May 6 & 7-  Saturday, 9-5pm  and Sunday, 9-4pm $280 What's the difference between Liver Yang Rising and Liver Fire Blazing? What's a Gu pattern? How can obstruction of cold [...]

By | February 18th, 2017|Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments

Yang Is In The Air

You've probably noticed the growing sense of urgency and the desire to move, go faster, do things quicker in the air lately.  People seem a little more anxious, a little less [...]

By | February 7th, 2017|My Blogs, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

Treating Kidney Stones With Asian Medicine & Holistic Nutrition

It is estimated that about 350,000 Americans visit the emergency room each year to deal with kidney stones.  About three-quarters of the stones are made up of calcium oxalate.  Perplexing [...]

By | February 1st, 2017|Asian Medicine Blog, Common Conditions, My Blogs|0 Comments

Student Clinic–Ongoing Wednesdays

Clinic ended May 2017.  I will let you know when I have another group of apprentices ready to tackle student clinic. We will have some appointments available through May [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Classes, My Blogs|0 Comments