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Spring Blossom

Living Seasonally – 6 Tips for Spring

Meteorologically, today is the first day of spring, and, in Chinese medicine, this season relates to the Wood Element. Spring began even earlier on the 4th of February this year in the Chinese calendar, so it’s the perfect time to support this energetic change. The seasons are intrinsic to Five Element acupuncture, which is why …

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Water Element

Living Seasonally – 6 Tips for Winter

In Chinese medicine, winter relates to the Water Element, and I use seasonal acupuncture treatments to help the transition into this time of maximum yin energy. We have twelve primary meridians ‘energy pathways’ that run along each side of our body. The Water Element is associated with two meridians: the Kidney and the Bladder.  Ancient …

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Seasonal Acupuncture Autumn Leaves

Living Seasonally – 6 Tips for Autumn

Autumn is here and, in Chinese medicine, this time of year relates to the Metal Element. The seasons are intrinsic to Five Element acupuncture, which is why I recommend a seasonal tune-up treatment; liken it to servicing your car – your body and mind benefit from regular maintenance too! Therefore, checking in on the status of …

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