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The Liver In Asian Medicine – Controller Of Vision & Planning

"Happy Livers bend like bamboo no matter what you have to go through." I remember chuckling, when I heard one of my students chanting this mantra in the Amma [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:06:13+00:00January 2nd, 2021|Asian Medicine Blog, BLOGS, Seasons, Spring|5 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 [...]

By |2021-01-08T01:30:04+00:00January 2nd, 2021|BLOGS, Seasons, Spring|2 Comments

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 |2021-01-03T19:58:38+00:00January 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

Nettle Pesto

Nettle Pesto - Stinging nettles do sting, but you can eat them and they are a fantastic herb with amazing nutritional benefits. A quick blanch of the leaves and you [...]

By |2021-01-03T19:54:15+00:00January 1st, 2021|0 Comments

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 [...]

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 [...]

Peas, Please! A New Look At An Old Food

snow peas 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 [...]

Nourishing With Stinging Nettles

Stinging nettles sting. My first encounter with nettles was not pleasant.  At the time, I was only 11 or 12 and I didn't know enough to look for lamb's [...]

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 [...]

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