Health Tips for Autumn

Autumn in Traditional Chinese Medicine is the season where the long hot summer days fade to become shorter and the cold begins to creep in. The energising energy and warmth of summer is replaced by the introspective energy of Autumn. In TCM Autumn is associated with...

Chinese Medicine & the Seasons: Late Summer

In Chinese Medicine the seasons have specific rhythms and are interconnected with our body’s rhythms and cycles. Each season represent parts of the body, and is tied into Nature’s cycle, corresponding to one of Five Elements (Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood). There’s...

Traditional Chinese Medicine: Autumn and Emotions

With the days growing shorter and the nights becoming cooler we can start to see and feel that Autumn has indeed arrived. This marks the beginning into the Yin phase of our season where the energy starts to slow down and we tend to find ourselves becoming more...