Delicous Nettles Pesto

Nettles Pesto Nettles, a spring food are incredibly healthy and nourishing. This is my favorite way (so far) to get my nettles on. You can easily adapt this recipe to basil if you’re cleansing during a time without Nettles. Ingredients 1 bunch of fresh Nettles 1⁄2 C...

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The Many Dimensions of the Kidney

The kidneys represent the deepest, most fundamental levels of energy in the human body. They are said to be the root of yin and yang in the body – two fundamental forces at play in our physiology. The kidneys also store a substance called “essence” that is our genetic code, our life force and our reproductive ability.

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Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a buildup that can settle in and make itself at home in almost any area of the body. This, in turn, can lead to a wide array of mental and physical issues.

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What is Dampness and how can Acupuncture help?

Dampness is an insidious beast. It works its way in, silent and sneaky. Before you know it, you’re filled with it, and you can barely get out of your own way. Damp is a term acupuncturists use when the fluids of the body aren’t being processed correctly, leading to a...

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Acupuncture and PTSD

PTSD is a physiological disorder that can result from being exposed to a traumatic event.  The disorder results in several different symptoms including anxiety, irritability, insomnia and flashbacks. The effects of post-traumatic stress disorder in someone’s life can...

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7 Superfoods for Aging Well

Olive Oil Olive oil is beneficial for many reasons. Researchers now know that this oil contains the antioxidants called polyphenols, which can help prevent age-related diseases. In recent years, there has been much controversy over imported olive oil. In our household...

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Simple and Delicious Salad Dressing

We use this on all the fresh salad greens we eat each day. This is more a method than a recipe -- good luck! 1 part extra virgin Olive Oil 1/2 part Lime juice (or raw apple cider vinegar for a different taste but added health benefits) a few pinches of garlic granules...

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