Traditional Chinese Medicine and Autumn


As the first few weeks of fall our upon us, we will begin to notice many changes occurring in our environment. The temperature drops, the winds bring a chill foreshadowing the winter ahead, and the trees put on a lovely display of colors before dropping their leaves to conserve their energy for the cold months […]

Protecting Your Lungs This Fall-Breathe Easy Pear!


Choosing foods that specifically support and protect the lungs is an effective way to take care of yourself this fall. Pungent foods can help disperse mucus that may get stuck. These include hot peppers and chilies, onions, garlic, turnkips ginger, horseradish and cabbage. If there is heat in the lungs (yellow mucous, sore throat,fevers) add […]