Living with the Seasons 2016-12-29T12:24:08+00:00

Merry Mints–The Healing Energetics of Mint

Basil, apple, sage and spearmint; Oregano, catnip, pineapple and peppermint; To many dishes their flavor they've lent; Yet why is one not called merriment? Grandma June grew a peppermint bush around the water spigot [...]

Spring Cleaning–From Inside to Outside

There’s a buzzing of excitement in the air and in our bodies.  It’s spring, the season of the wood element and the energy is up and outward in powerful surges. It’s a time of change [...]

Simple Steps for Dealing with Allergies

April Crowell, Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN Red, itchy eyes, sore throat, sinus congestion, running nose, puffy face, congested ears, swollen lips, headaches. Although it may be true that certain seasons [...]

Nourishing With Stinging Nettles

April Crowell Dipl. ABT (NCCAOM), AOBTA CI & CP, CHN Stinging nettles sting. My first encounter with nettles was not pleasant, and at the time, I didn't know enough to look for lamb's quarter [...]

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 [...]