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?
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
"Although I seriously hate needles, once or twice a month I lay on a table with a bunch of them sticking out of me because of how good acupuncture makes me feel. On my latest Make Meaning podcast episode, I speak with Monica Mae Leibson, from Acupuncture in Michigan, about alternative … [Read more...] about Monica Mae Leibson on the Making Meaning Podcast
WEBSITE: https://www.womenofwellnesssummit.com MONICA'S DISCOUNT TICKET CODE: MMLWOW Riding the Hormonal Wave: In Chinese Medicine, it's all about creating balance. With the four stages of a woman's cycle, the goal is to create a level of homeostasis within the shifts. Each stage … [Read more...] about Riding the Hormonal Wave & the Women of Wellness Summit
Here's what you've all been waiting for! An easy, restorative, nourishing and delicious soup that supports the immune system, balances our yin and yang and touches on all five of the Five Flavors. The 3 key, must-have ingredients you need to make this soup are turmeric, ginger and garlic. I've … [Read more...] about Part 2: Food As Medicine: Restorative Turmeric, Ginger, Garlic and Noodle Soup
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