If you are feeling sad in autumn, don’t despair. Autumn is the time of sadness. To find out more read on! Sadness, the metal element and lungs In Chinese medicine, each season has a corresponding element and organ. Most people have heard of the five elements. They are Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood. It…

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What you can do to stay in tune with autumn Go to bed earlier and rise earlier Be more peaceful and partake in quiet reflection Gently moisten the lungs and body surfaces, including the sinus and throat. Add sour foods to your diet and eat nourishing fluid producing foods to combat the dryness of autumn…

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Spring, it is characterized by birth, and new growth in Nature. The world is waking up after a cold winter and there is new growth everywhere, from baby animals to new trees and plants. It is time to start afresh, to leave the cold winter months behind us and lighten the body. Invigorate it with…

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Beat the Cold Winter Days Do you feel cold to the bone? Do the gusty winter winds send chills down your spine? Do you love winter or hate it? There is no need to suffer from the cold during Winter. There are great techniques and Chinese herbs that can make Winter a more pleasant experience by…

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hayfever

Hello spring – Achooo! Do you suffer from uncontrollable sneezing, itchy eyes, runny or blocked nose in spring? Hay fever season is creeping up on us, the sneezing has already begun! Did you know symptoms of hay fever can be alleviated by a course of acupuncture. In fact the ideal time to start treatment is…

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