September 11, 2019

For me there is a certain melancholy that tinges Autumn. The heated exuberance of Summer is dwindling and the dark cold  stillness of winter is just around the corner. 

During Autumn we are in the season of Metal. Lung, skin, nose and Large Intestine are the organs...

July 30, 2019

I just had a birthday. A landmark birthday, the kind that prompts you to look around at your life and make an assessment. I’ve looked around and my assessment is, “Yeah, its good. Happy days.” However, despite that feeling of contentment I still look in the mirror and...

July 9, 2019

Cupping is one of the tools of an acupuncturist. Cups are placed on the body after the air is warmed by using a lit material. (I use an alcohol soaked cotton ball.) As the air cools the skin is pulled up into the cup creating suction which releases deep stagnation alle...

June 24, 2019

Summer is characterised by brightness, heat, activity, fruition and expansion. The sun shines for more hours per day, the air is full of buzzing bees and flittering butterflies. The seeds planted in the spring have grown into nourishing food, blossomed flowers colour o...

May 9, 2018

The world is waking up around us. Primroses and daffodils sprinkle gardens with yellow, bluebells build their carpets, bare trees dress themselves in fresh green and the sun lingers in the sky a little longer each day. Its Spring! In Chinese medicine the season of Spri...

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