Our apartment officially has officially been hit with the sniffles. We’ve walking around snorting and blowing our noses, and chasing our toddler with wet wash clothes to wipe his runny nose, which has become a whole messy face situation. There are a
In the traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) 5-element system, spring corresponds to the Wood element. If you think of Wood as bamboo, and not an oak tree, it’s a bit easier to see how wood’s correspondences make sense: the wood element exhibits characteristics
In yesterday’s post about whole grains and kichari, I mentioned toasting spices in ghee. Gee, you might have exclaimed, what’s ghee?! Ghee is a type of clarified butter commonly used as a cooking fat in traditional Indian and Ayurvedic cooking.
Winter may be drawing to a close, and the weather may be getting warmer, but from a Chinese medicine perspective this unpredictable seasonal change is an important time to eat healing, balancing soups. March is crazy like that: the wind is