Kidney

Yang Nourishing Pumpkin & Chestnut Soup

This is a smooth, creamy and completely delectable soup that will warm you up from the inside on cold day. It has been adapted from a wonderful book called Recipes for Self-Healing by Daverick Leggett. Ingredients (for 4) 1 cup dried chestnuts, soaked over night 2 Tbsp coconut oil 2 brown onions 2 cloves [...]

By |2019-05-01T12:54:16+10:00June 1st, 2017|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment

How winter wisdom can help you improve your health

The winter solstice is usually around June 21st each year in the southern hemisphere. This is the shortest day of the year after which the days once again grow slowly longer. Arriving at the solstice can be like coming to the dark night of the soul where we reach our darkest point and from [...]

6 easy ways to overcome adrenal fatigue

Winter corresponds, in Chinese medicine, with the element of water and the Kidney and Bladder organs. It is a time to rest a little after all the activities of the preceding seasons and rebuild your reserves. If you don’t allow your body to rest and rebuild but continue with prolonged periods of overwork, stress, [...]

By |2017-06-21T12:18:40+10:00August 13th, 2013|Adrenal Bladder Health, Stress Management|0 Comments

Warming foods to nourish your Kidneys

In Chinese Medicine winter corresponds with the energy of our Kidneys, our most important storehouse of energy. They are the root of all yin (cooling energy) and yang (warming energy) within the body and our foundation for a healthy, vital life and for graceful longevity.   Your Kidney energy is particularly vulnerable to exhaustion or [...]

By |2019-06-07T17:56:07+10:00August 10th, 2012|Healing Power of Food|1 Comment