The Kidney and Bladder according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

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Updated December 2023 According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the Kidney and Bladder are related to the season of Winter. TCM, The Five Elements and the Kidney The Five Elements (Water, Fire, Wood, Metal, Earth) are qualities of nature that are foundational to the theory of TCM. The theory of the Five Elements is systematically Read More

TCM Dietary Recommendations for Kidney Deficiency


When speaking to your acupuncturist or practitioner of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), you may hear terms like “your kidney is deficient,” or “your Kidney needs to be nourished.”  To the average person, these phrases make absolutely no sense. However, to your acupuncturist, it gives detailed information about the complex functioning of your body, and how to Read More