BLOGS

Warm To The Core

Let's warm your core up! The Asian cultures have a long tradition of dressing to protect the abdomen and the lower back and with good reason - the Kidneys [...]

By | 2018-12-03T23:39:02+00:00 October 5th, 2018|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

Cinnamon Simmered Chicken

Chicken simmered slowly with cinnamon sticks and soy sauce. Nice and warming on a cold winter’s day, this will make your house smell fabulous. You [...]

Chew On This! Why Chewing Is So Important

I have made it a rule to give every tooth of mine a chance, and when I eat to chew every bite 32 times. To this rule I owe [...]

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 Etsy Store

I like to create. Besides my Energetic Temperature Of Foods Charts I am working on several other charts and ebooks that will be available to download from my Etsy [...]

By | 2018-10-11T17:16:23+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

Long story short - Moxibustion creates smoke and in my modest 24+ years of Amma practice I've seen Lung pulses decline and Lung pathologies sky rocket. Weighing the options, [...]

By | 2018-12-04T14:58:20+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