Menopause

Menopause

Menopause marks the natural end of the female reproductive years with a decline in fertility hormones and when your ovaries no longer release eggs, and the menstrual periods stop. Most women experience menopause between 45 and 60 years of age. The average age of...
The Fourth Trimester

The Fourth Trimester

Traditional Chinese medicine and many cultures have long respected the need for women to rest and heal during an extended period at home, following the birth of their baby. The fourth trimester is usually a period of 6 weeks (approx. 40 days) that gives the mother’s...
Endometriosis & Chinese Medicine

Endometriosis & Chinese Medicine

How do we address Endometriosis with Chinese Medicine 〰️ Written by Shani Isaacson. Our bodies present in particular patterns related to Energy, blood and fluid, thermal natures, constitutional pattern (those which we were genetically born with), environmental...
Autumn Skin

Autumn Skin

During the cooler months of autumn and winter, due to the dryness in the air, our skin can naturally become more prone to problems such as rashes, dryness, and flaking. According to Chinese medicine, the Lung energy is said to be reflected in the skin. In tradition...
The Balance Of Summer

The Balance Of Summer

Summer is the season of abundant energy, longer days and sunshine, ruled by the heart organ and small intestine. It is best to cultivate the yang ki in spring and summer, while protecting yin ki in autumn and winter. To help prevent summer illness and maintain balance...
Stomach Ki

Stomach Ki

The food we eat provides us with the vital energy we need to function, work and play. In traditional eastern medicine, practitioners understand the importance of diet for wellbeing and of the nature and flavours of the foods we eat to stay healthy. You may have heard...