I often give clients a stick of moxa to use between appointments, especially if they run cold or are overstressed. 8 people like this post. Like Unlike
After a trip to Guatemala where a few of us ended up with severe parasites and after the death of my friend Keiko Golambos to virulent malaria, I was asked to put together an emergency travel kit for international outreach. This is a kit for 13 people like this post. Like Unlike
When, many years ago, I was walking through Prospect Park with my then toddler Francis, tasting the sprouting plants, he pointed out a lace-leafed plant with a lovely aroma. We tasted it and agreed that, in judicious quantities, it was delicious and used it in our wild salads and omelets along with chickweed, oxalis and … Continue reading Spring Mugwort
Burn cream, known as purple cloud ointment or shiunko in Japanese medicine is traditionally used under direct moxa where small “rice grain” cones are adhered to the body with the purple cream. But it is also used for burns, skin rashes, psoriasis and eczema. The major herb used in the burn cream is lithospermum, also … Continue reading How to Make Burn Cream
There are how to videos on YouTube for all kinds of medical conditions from setting broken fingers to delivering a baby in a taxi. Know your limits and how to choose well.
Autoimmune disease is a state where the immune system is at once hypofunctional and hyperfunctional. Causes are unknown but may involve such things as genetic susceptibility, leaky gut which allows irritating proteins into the blood stream, toxins, or a variety of the above. Western treatment of autoimmune disease is generally with drugs which suppress the … Continue reading Autoimmune Disease
I like my clients to know how to take their health into their own hands. As such I want you to know how to make things. How Tos How to Use Pole Moxa How to make an Overnight Infusion How to Make Oral Rehydration Salts How to Make An Herbal Steam Inhalation How to Cook … Continue reading How To’s and Patient Handouts