Quick, easy and nourishing meals

Courtney and I have noticed that regularly eating a healthy lunch seems to be a challenge for most of us working from home.  We thought we’d give you a couple of super-quick, healthy, immune-enhancing lunch ideas that we do ourselves.  From Denise: As likely you all know, in Chinese Medicine, we advocate for a warm foodContinue reading “Quick, easy and nourishing meals”

COURTNEY’S TOP 5 FOR A BASIC HOME APOTHECARY

LEMON  Supports the Lungs, Liver and Spleen in Chinese Medicine. Use one drop daily in water to support cleansing of body systems, add to diffuser to lift mood, or add to respiratory, mood, immune and digestive blends Antibacterial and astringent properties make is useful for common colds and digestive issues, as well as a multipurposeContinue reading “COURTNEY’S TOP 5 FOR A BASIC HOME APOTHECARY”

ESSENTIAL OILS TO THE RESCUE

As we approach the two month mark of shelter-in-place, we’ve been seeing an (understandable) resurgence of stress, sleep disorders, digestive issues, sluggish energy and other symptoms of inflammation in our patients and loved ones. As we continue to adapt to a new state of “normal”, we are all being called to use every tool inContinue reading “ESSENTIAL OILS TO THE RESCUE”

ALLEVIATING MUSCLE TENSION

Many of you are struggling with tightness of the neck, shoulders and lower back. Understandably! With Shelter-in-Place and social distancing, it’s difficult to stay as active as our bodies need. This leads to “stuck qi”, a result of sitting for long periods and often in less than ideal postures.  How many of you are usingContinue reading “ALLEVIATING MUSCLE TENSION”