Due to COVID-19 my physical acupuncture practice is temporarily closed. Herbal remedies can be purchased online through my shop.
July 15, 2015
Here's a healthy and tasty twist on a good old fashioned dessert. Real gelatin is that good stuff found mainly in the bones and connective tissue of animals. According to Weston A. Price, gelatin is good for your skin, hair, nails, joints, and can aid digestion. Pair it with coconut whipped cream and you have a healthy and unique treat.
Bring one cup of water to boil and seep 2 camomile teabags in it for 5 - 10 minutes. After it is done steeping add the honey to the hot tea. In a ceramic or pyrex bowl, add the cup of room temperature water and gelatin. Stir with a fork for about 30 seconds to a minute. You will get a thick gel that looks slightly grainy Pour the hot tea with honey into the bowl and mix by hand for about a minute. Place in the refrigerator overnight. Serve with coconut whipped cream and garnish with lemon zest and pomegranate seeds.
Makes 8 servings
March 23, 2020
December 21, 2019
With a vast drop in temperature, darker skies and rainy days, winter is the most yin of all the seasons. It is associated with the kidney and bladder organs, the color black, the element water, the emotion fear, and salty and bitter flavors.
December 06, 2019
Goji berries are one of the most well known Chinese herbs in the US. Used for over 2000 years in China, they were first mentioned in the Shen Nong Ben Cao Jing, the oldest known book on Chinese herbs in 200 BC. They are prized for their ability to tonify blood and yin without causing stagnation. Consumed daily in China as a food and herbal medicine, goji berries are revered for their anti-aging properties. They are used in many beauty tonics.