A Guide to Summer in Chinese Medicine

A Guide to Summer in Chinese Medicine

The sun is starting to come out, and in Chinese Medicine summer has officially arrived! In Summer, we experience the hottest months of the year and nature is at its peak of growth, with plants radiating and expressing themselves with beautiful flowers. This is the...
The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine

The Five Elements of Chinese Medicine

What is the Five Element Theory? The Five Element Theory describes the relationship between the different elements in nature and our life force energy (or qi, pronounced chi) which flows through them. In Chinese Medicine, the Five Elements of Wood, Fire, Earth Metal...
Skincare in the Year of the Tiger

Skincare in the Year of the Tiger

The Chinese Lunar New Year begins on the 1st of February this year. 2022 will be the year of the Tiger, as each year cycles around the twelve animals (Rat, Ox, Tiger, Rabbit, Dragon, Snake, Horse, Goat, Monkey, Rooster, Dog and Pig). The Chinese zodiac is an important...