A Recipe for the Wood Element

by Travis Metzger |

Grilled Asparagus with Corn, Quinoa and Caramelized Lemon, a delicious recipe crea...

Embracing Chinese Medicine’s Five Elements in a Western Diet

by Travis Metzger |

In Chinese Medicine, the five elements correlate to every aspect of life: adapt yo...

Why Fall is the Perfect Time to Tidy Up

by Lauren Becker, LAc |

We’re all familiar with spring cleaning, but from a Traditional Chinese Medicine p...

Fall and Traditional Chinese Medicine

by Denise Cicuto |

Fall is my favorite time of the year. Maybe it’s because I was born in October ...

What the Five Elements Can Teach Us in Times of Disruption

by Corinne LeBlanc |

What the 5 elements in Chinese medicine can teach us about staying healthy.

Hey Movers and Shakers – You’re Likely a Wood Element

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Are you a Wood Type?  Dr. Ashley Abbs explains more.

What Is the Wood Element in Chinese Medicine?

by Hannah Fries |

The ancient concept of Yin-Yang has claimed its place in the common Western vernac...

Winter and The Water Element: A Chinese Medical Perspective

by Lauren Becker, LAc |

“It is the concentrated, internal force of winter that enables a seed to burst fo...

Maitake Mushrooms and Miso to Nourish Your Kidneys During the Winter

by Travis Metzger |

This dish corresponds to the Water Element phase of the Five Phases doctrine of Tr...

The 5 Elements in Chinese Medicine: Understanding the Water Element

by Dr. Liz Carlson |

What does it truly mean to "live with the seasons"?  Dr. Liz Carlson explains how ...

A Fall Soup for the Metal Element: Ancho Chile Accented Lentil Soup

by Travis Metzger |

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine theory, there are Five Elements, and we'...

Barley, Bok Choy and Maitake to Offset Autumnal Dryness

by Travis Metzger |

The Five Elements system of the ancient Chinese serves as an aid for understanding...

Are You a Perfectionist?  You Might Be a Metal Type.

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Did you take the world’s oldest personality quiz to determine which of the Five El...

Are You the Glue that Holds Life Together? You Might be an Earth Element

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Did you take the world’s oldest personality quiz to determine which of the Five El...

Are You the All-In Life of the Party?  Perhaps You’re a “Fire Type”

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

If you're outgoing, go "all-in", and have a flair for the dramatic, you might be a...

Water Element: The Dreamer & Philosopher

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Which of the 5 elements in Chinese Medicine are you?  All about the "Water Type".

How Understanding Your Element Type Can Help You Achieve Your Goals

by Dr. Ashley Abbs |

Which of the 5 elements do you relate to the most?

Use Chinese Medicine to Rejuvenate in Step With Autumn

by Christian Doten |

As I walk out to my backyard on a glorious late August morning, I feel the cool de...

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