The Lung and Large Intestine according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the Lung and Large Intestine are related to the Season of Fall. TCM, the Five Elements and the Lung 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 applied to Read More

Eating for the season: TCM and Fall

View Autumn through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and discover how to adapt your diet and lifestyle to enjoy this season in optimal health. TCM considers your health within the broad context of all the factors that affect your life, including the changing seasons. The forces of Autumn create dryness in Heaven and Read More

Spring Time!

Spring purple iris bloom

The gifts (and challenges) of Spring Spring brings sunshine, warmer days, and renewal. It is also a time of transition, when the weather can alternate between extremes. Similarly, we too can experience swings, one day feeling energized by warmth and sunshine, and the next day discouraged by strong winds, cold rains, and, if you live Read More

Eating for the Season: TCM and Spring

Updated January 2023 View Spring through the lens of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), and discover how to adapt your diet and lifestyle to enjoy this season in optimal health. TCM considers your health within the broad context of all the factors that affect your life, including the changing seasons. The gifts (and challenges) of Spring Read More

The Kidney and Bladder according to Traditional Chinese Medicine

snowy forest river

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