Food for Thought

Food for Thought

          Foods have nutritional qualities. The understanding of these food qualities vary in Eastern and Western medicine. One of the recurring themes in this website… and many other Alternative Medicine theories as well is to let food be your medicine.   Knowing...
Is It Getting Hot in Here?

Is It Getting Hot in Here?

All of a sudden it feels like someone turned up the heat and aimed it right at you.  Your skin starts to glisten and glow, your cheeks flush red and you try not to be too obvious taking of extra layers and fanning yourself with the closest piece of paper you could...
Dampness in Chinese Medicine

Dampness in Chinese Medicine

What is dampness?  Another one of the different words that Chinese Medicine uses to describe what is happening in the body.  It is easier to understand though, if we see how Chinese Medicine uses the environment and nature and ascribes them to movements within the...