Seasons

The Energetics Of Edible Flowers

This is a living blog and I will be adding to it regularly. If I have already written a blog about a particular flower, I will link it in [...]

Cherries – Nature’s Blood Cleanser

It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the delicate, tart orbs. You [...]

Bitter – The Flavor Of The Fire Element

Whoever coined the phrase “bitter hearts” was on the right track. The bitter flavor directly influences our Heart. Bitter - even its name can make us cringe, and it [...]

Salty–The Flavor Of The Water Element

Salt! You cannot live without it. A vital mineral to life, salt has been a part of our food and lives since time immemorial. For centuries, salt was used [...]

Spice It Up! Pungent–The Flavor Of The Metal Element

Cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger, pepper and curry - who doesn't love a little spice? The spicy (or pungent) flavor is a huge category and ranges in temperature from cool pungents [...]

How Sweet It Is–Sweet’s Role In Health & Illness

Who doesn't love a little sweet?  Of the 5 flavors, I can safely say, sweet is the most popular.  It is also the most abundant and naturally occurring flavor.  Like [...]

Pucker Up – The Sour Flavor In Health & Healing

Oranges, lemons, limes, kumkats and vinegar.... If you haven't already started salivating, you will soon.  Each of the 5 Flavors (sweet, sour, bitter, pungent and salty) all have medicinal [...]

Keeping Cool! Handling Summer’s Heat

We love our Summer and sunshine here in Boise.  It's time to be in the garden, rivers and mountains.  However, from late Spring into early Summer the temperature can swing [...]

10-12 Day Juice Fast

Personally, this is my favorite cleanse and I've done it most springs since getting out of high school. At the time, I was practicing Aikido and along with it [...]

Fasting & Cleansing – General Rules For Engagement

Welcome! If you are reading this post it is likely that you are considering a cleanse or fast. There are many different types of cleanses and fasts, just like [...]

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