Posts by Laurel Brody

Spring Into Summer

Welcome to spring! Spring is the time of new beginnings. Springtime is ruled by the liver. The color of the liver is green. The flavor is sour. The liver rules eyes, ligaments, tendons, and control issues. The liver is the boss of all the organs. Ask yourself, “Am I a gracious, magnanimous boss or am…

Late Winter into Early Spring

As the daffodils bloom, the mustard and acacia turn yellow and we have balmy days to revel in, we turn ourselves towards spring. In traditional Chinese Medical theory each major organ rules a season, has a flavor and a color. The liver rules springtime.  The flavor of the liver is sour; the color is green. …

Bees, Honey and the Liver

Dear Friends, CC2 credit: linh.ngân In this Spring newsletter, I’m going to talk about bees, honey and the liver. We will start with bees, then honey and then the liver. Before we go into the medicinal and spiritual properties of honey, let’s first start with the bees. Our bees are in deep trouble. Due to…

The Magical Menses

Our earth is 87% water.  Our bodies are the same.  The moon pulls at the tides of the Earth’s water and the tides in women’s bodies.  Most women bleed and ovulate in relation to the moon. Currently many men and women do not understand nor feel connected to themselves, their bodily rhythms nor the mother…

Holistic Flu Prevention

Basics: Eat well, stay rested and get acupuncture to support your immune system. Herbal Supplements: Defense Plus by Nutribiotic. Vitamin D3 – 4,000-6,000 IU’s daily by Allergy Research Group. Yin Chiao San, Chuan Xin Lian and Gan Mao Ling are Chinese herbs that can all help prevent the flu, as well as cut down on…

Winter Health: Maintaining Strong Kidney Qi

Winter Solstice Greetings to you All! As we enter the true winter I want to speak to you about kidney qi. In traditional Chinese medical theory, the wintertime is ruled by the kidneys. The kidney qi is responsible for ruling the bones, bone marrow, brain, adrenal glands, reproductive organs, hearing, memory, sex drive, motivation, low…