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Seasonal Harmony – It’s Summer

[Seasonal Harmony] It’s Summer Ellasara Kling We have now entered into Early Summer whose emotion is Joy! We are all happy to have left the cold of winter and the windy storms of spring behind, to shed our overcoats and … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – Horary Cycle’s Qi Pathways from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Part II)

[Scientific Qi Exploration] Horary Cycle’s Qi Pathways from 3 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Part II)   The Horary Cycle with Exit and Entry Points        Recall that each Organ and its corresponding Meridian energy is at its peak during the … Continue reading

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Mind-Body Medicine Research Update

[Research Update] Compiled By Kevin Chen Advantage of meditation over exercise in reducing cold and flu illness is related to improved function and quality of life.  Influenza Other Respi Viruses. 2012 Nov 21. By Obasi CN, Brown R, Ewers T, et al. from Dept of Family Medicine, … Continue reading

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Scientific Qi Exploration – The Jingluo

Scientific Qi Exploration The Jingluo: Part 1 – The Horary Cycle by Dr. Marty Eisen 1.  Introduction Jing can be translated as “to pass through” or “pathway” and refers to the vertical channels or meridians.  Luo means “network” and refers … Continue reading

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Cultivating The Mind – The Heart of Healing

Cultivating The Mind The Heart Of Healing: Naikan As Applied Benevolence By Henry McCann, DAOM *First published on the online ToDo Institute Library of Japanese Psychology* Introduction In the Huang Di Nei Jing, the core text of Chinese medicine that … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony – Spring Food Consciousness

Seasonal Harmony Spring: An Important Time For Food Consciousness By Ellasara Kling Spring Season Is Presided Over By The Liver/Gall Bladder System. As Winter energetically recedes, Spring’s energy increases and we enter into the morning of the year. The energy … Continue reading

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TCM Views and Treatment of Hypothyroidism

[TCM Food Therapy] Traditional Chinese Medicine Views and Treatment of Hypothyroidism Helen H. Hu, OMD, L/Ac. Hypothyroidism is under activity of the thyroid gland that leads to inadequate production of thyroid hormones and a slowing of vital body functions. Facial expressions … Continue reading

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Foods Have Flavors And Flavors Have Directions

[Seasonal Harmony] Foods Have Flavors And Flavors Have Directions By Ellasara Kling Five Element Theory provides a framework through which we can observe and understand the deeper connections between ourselves and Universal Flow/Natural Cycles throughout our lives. An understanding that … Continue reading

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Seasonal Harmony – Finding Harmony In Seasonal Eating

[Seasonal Harmony] Finding Harmony In Seasonal Eating by Ellasara Kling In times past, and until fairly recently in human history, eating with the seasons was normal as it was not generally possible to eat any other way. Food was obtained … Continue reading

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The Color Purple Yam Dessert Recipe & Breathe Easy Fritillaria Pear

[Ancient Wisdom, Modern Wisdom] The Color Purple Yam Dessert & Breathe Easy Fritillaria Pear by Yuan Wang, Warren Sheir, Mika Ono While Chinese mountain yam (Dioscorea opposita) is a key herb in traditional Chinese medicine, Dr. Yuan Wang, co-author of … Continue reading

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