Every year around this time, we begin to notice the transition from summer to fall. Cooler and damp weather can increase our likelihood of getting sick. Under normal circumstances, we are taking measures to get build a strong immune system and ready for the flu and cold season. With COVID, this … [Read more...] about Strengthening your Immunity during COVID
The concept of constitution is widely applied in the practice of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and is an important part of clinical diagnosis and treatment. Traditional Chinese medicine considers that everyone’s physical constitution, which involves much more than just your body shape, is … [Read more...] about What Is Your Constitution And Body Type?
The universe has aligned itself in a way that is now making us all focus on immunity support and prevention. Which is so great! This is one of the founding principals of Chinese medicine, for the past 3,000 years. Diet, lifestyle, acupuncture and Chinese herbs are all meant to support and maintain … [Read more...] about Chinese Herbal Medicine for Prevention
Chinese herbs may seem exotic to those of us new to herbal medicine, but they are indeed more common in Western culture than we realize! Of course, there are many herbs that are unfamiliar to us, like Rehmannia and Gentiana, but there are so many that you probably use on a regular basis in your own … [Read more...] about Using Kitchen Ingredients as Chinese Herbs
This is Part 1 of 2 laying the groundwork for food as medicine. Part 2 is the recipe for turmeric, ginger, garlic and noodle soup. I did my first FB Live in the Kitchen with my husband Kevin today---we had such a blast together! I shared the ingredients for a nourishing, warming, restorative soup … [Read more...] about Food As Medicine: Yin and Yang Theory, Thermal Nature of Food and the Five Flavors Part 1
We know many of you, like us, are seeking information to stay healthy and balanced in the weeks ahead. We have put together a series of informative facebook live sessions to share our expertise and give you tools for self care and wellness! Please support our efforts and watch, comment and share … [Read more...] about Facebook Live April 27 – May 1, 2020