Category Archives: Seasonal Harmony

Ellasara Klings’ Column

Seasonal Harmony – What’s Your Food’s Nature?

[Seasonal Harmony] By Ellasara Kling Last issue we talked a little bit about the flavors of foods and some of the effects that those flavors have on the function of the various organ systems. Also based on Five Element Theory … Continue reading

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Let Flavor Be Your Guide

Seasonal Harmony Let Flavor Be Your Guide By Ellasara Kling Generally, whether we plan a meal or one dish, we think of the flavor of the foods we are going to use to create a particular taste. We choose seasonings … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony-Winter

Winter: The Season for Contemplation and Restoration by Ellasara Kling The Winter Season is ruled by the Kidney-Urinary Bladder organ system and is usually referred to as Kidney Season. During this season we strive to nourish the Kidney function. Let’s … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Seasonal Harmony by Ellasara Kling “The natural healing force within each one of us is the greatest force in getting well. Our food should be our medicine. Our medicine should be our food.” Hippocrates: Greek physician (circa — 460 BCE … Continue reading

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The Autumn/Fall Season

Seasonal Harmony The Autumn/Fall Season By Ellasara Kling The Autumn/Fall season is perfectly designed for letting go. Letting go of the things we have allowed to reside within us that cause irritation/disruption/sadness/disharmony of all sorts whether large or small.  Like … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Later Summer Food As Medicine By Ellasara Kling Following Spring and Early Summer is the “additional” season known as “Late Summer” during which Nature continues its upward and outward energetic flow as plants are now coming into their maturity.  Nature … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Seasonal Harmony by © Ellasara Kling Here it is July and the beginning of Late Summer in the flow of Five Seasons.  What a fabulous time!  Flowers, fruits, vegetables are abundant; the earth is blooming in a big way!  During … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Food As Medicine – Seasonal Harmony  By Ellasara Kling Probably the most obvious aspect of Chinese healing arts is the focus on increasing health from the center of who we are. The ongoing movement between internal forces, external influences, general … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Seasonal Harmony by Ellasara Kling An axiom of Chinese medicine is: Prevention is the best cure.  Part of prevention is adapting a healthy lifestyle that includes rest, exercise, and eating appropriately. Now that the warm weather is here, cold drinks … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony

Seasonal Harmony: Summer © Ellasara Kling Summer is beginning again! Here comes the warm/hot weather, more sunshine, flowers in abundance, lots of green, and depending on where you live, birds have returned and are welcoming the morning with their glorious … Continue reading

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