Winter

Nourishing In Winter’s Depth

In Asian medicine (Chinese medicine) Winter's energetic nature is one of quiet, calm and stillness.  It's an ideal time for deep introspection, rest and restoration.   Here are a few tips [...]

By |2020-11-29T17:35:06+00:00November 27th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|0 Comments

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 [...]

Winter’s Energetics–The Season Of The Water Element

As Autumn gives way to Winter’s chilly darkness we should feel an urge to slow down and rest more. Winter is a time of reflection and introspection, a time [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:15:19+00:00November 15th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment

Cinnamon! A Very Yang Spice

Oh, the wonderful, warming smell and taste of cinnamon. Who doesn't love it? Cinnamon has been used in the Asian cultures since time immemorial, so to say that it [...]

Winter – Eating With The Seasons

Winter is the time for warm foods! Especially if you live in a place that has cold winters like Idaho, my home. Corresponding to the Water element and its [...]

By |2020-11-17T22:05:01+00:00November 12th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Winter|3 Comments

Rosemary-For More Than Remembrance

"As for rosemary, I let it run all over my garden walls, not only because my bees love it but because it is the herb sacred to remembrance and [...]

Playing With Pumpkins & Winter Squash

“Squash would be great for you to eat.” It's a common recommendation that I make. And for good reason. Pumpkins and winter squash are the perfect food for strengthening [...]

Nuts! A Look At The Energetics Of Nuts

Late summer to early winter is the peak harvest time for nuts. Nature's little powerhouses, nuts possess all the energy, nutrients and materials to create a towering, strong tree, [...]

Warm To The Core

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

By |2020-10-19T22:34:51+00:00October 17th, 2020|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Winter|1 Comment
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