Spring

Windy Conditions

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 to [...]

By |2019-09-25T02:26:04+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Common Conditions, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

All About Apricots

Grandpa Herman kept a small apricot tree just past one of his rose gardens. Gnarled and ancient, the tree draped over a path that led to the large vegetable gardens, [...]

Raspberries – Red, Black & Gold

It's raspberry season again! Growing up, the summer holidays of Memorial Day, Independence and Labor Day brought a short break from gardening and farm work.  There was always the family [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup

This soup is light and bright. The sour flavor stimulates the digestion and senses.  You control the sour flavor here. I like my soup very [...]

By |2019-05-03T14:44:05+00:00May 2nd, 2019|0 Comments

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

Peas. We either love them or hate them. Personally, I love them, and there is really nothing like the taste of peas plucked straight off the vine.  Their sweetness [...]

Stop And Eat The Flowers – 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 [...]

Playing With Pansies – The Energetic And Healing Properties Of Violets

“A vi'let on the meadow grew, That no one saw, that no one knew, It was a modest flower. A shepherdess pass'd by that way-- Light footed, pretty and [...]