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Oh, Honey! Bees’ Wonderful Gifts

There are certain pursuits which, if not wholly poetic and true, do at least suggest a nobler and finer relation to nature than we know. The keeping of bees, for instance.   Henry David Thoreau [...]

Spring’s Energetics–The Season Of The Wood Element

April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN 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. [...]

12 Tips For Handling Heartburn And Indigestion

April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN Digestive disturbances affect nearly everyone at some point in their life and it's estimated that 40% of Americans will suffer from heartburn at least once [...]

Surviving Summer Heat

April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN We love our Summers and the sunshine here in Boise.  It's time to be in the garden, rivers and mountains.  The temperature can swing nearly [...]

Cherries! Nature’s Blood Cleanser

April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN It's time for cherries!  If you've ever picked cherries, likely you have an appreciation for how much labor goes into caring for and harvesting the [...]

Sprouts, A Deeper Look

by Nathan Mandigo A while ago I wrote on an article on the basics of sprouting (find it here) which mentioned just a few of the wonderful benefits that can be gained from sprouts.  Today I would [...]