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Category: Watermelon

Summer, Fire, Joy, and Cooling Foods

The Chinese medicine element associated with summer is, not surprisingly, fire. The fire element is special because it provides that spark which inspires love for others as well as enthusiasm for new ideas and perhaps even an adventure. Summer is the season of the year that is most yang. High yang means heat, maximum activity,: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on June 22, 2018

Watermelon Gazpacho

This yummy recipe includes benefits from a Chinese Medicine point of view. Learn how watermelon not only tastes great but also has health benefits. This article is from and written By: Diane Joswick, L.Ac., MSOM Watermelon (Xi Gua) In ancient Egypt, watermelon juice and its seeds were traditionally offered to quench the thirst of: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on April 19, 2015

Watermelon - The Fruit of Kings

Watermelon is one of my favorite fruits and I am in good company. This fruit was held in such regard that it was placed in the tombs of many Egyptian kings ! Watermelon tastes great, quenches thirst, is an excellent source of vitamin C and lycopene. Lycopene is an antioxidant and has been found to: Read More

Posted By: tcm007 on August 9, 2010