Herbs | Nutrition

Benefits of Orange Peel

Chen Pi English Name:  Orange or Tangerine Peel Pinyin Name:  Chen Pi Clinical Actions Regulates Qi, Regulates Qi and Harmonizes the Middle Jiao. Improves transporting function of the Spleen, relieves diaphragm – epigastric/abdominal distention, fullness, bloating, belching, nausea, and poor appetite. Vomiting (promotes movement of Qi in general, specifically directing it downward. Good for different types of…

Meditation | Mindfulness

Koan: Great Waves

Great Waves In the early days of the Meiji era there lived a well-known wrestler called O-nami, Great Waves. O-nami was immensely strong and knew the art of wresting. In his private bouts he defeated even his teacher, but in public was so bashful that his own pupils threw him. O-nami felt he should go…

Nutrition | recipe

Cleansing Nettle Soup

Nettles are an amazingly healing plant! Are a wild and free super-healthy food that grows abundantly during its season.  Considered the “seaweed of the land,” because of its high mineral content, calcium, magnesium, iron, silica, iodine, and potassium. Ingredients: ½ colander of nettles. (When picking nettles, only select fresh healthy young leaves and tops) 1…

Conditions | Nutrition | recipe

Ginger Soup

An excellent Tonic for Colds and Flu Ingredients: Clump of fresh ginger as in picture 2 litres of water Rock sugar or honey (to sweeten) Simple Instructions: Release all its natural strength of your ginger by grating or you can break fibres of ginger with a kitchen mallet or rolling pin. Place in a medium…