Summer in Chinese Medicine

Natural Cycles Chinese medical texts have a long history – over 2000 years old – reflecting on the nature of what it means to be human, on psychology, on the art of attaining longevity or nurturing life (yang sheng). In these early texts, the seasons were considered as a pattern for all natural cycles. They … Read more

Changing seasons – Autumn

I was inspired to share some ancient Chinese wisdom I just read about the changing of seasons and Autumn in particular. What we call ‘seasons’ are, in Chinese medicine, considered to be a certain quality of activity and movement of Qi. There is a kind of exchange and permutation, transformation with everything moving the right way… … Read more