Colds, Flus, COVID-19 and how to stay healthy this season is in the forefront of everyone minds right now. Fortunately Chinese medicine has a lot to offer for both building the body’s immunity and how to treat infectious diseases. In fact this is one of the areas that Chinese medicine really excels in.
Following up from our post about fermenting for gut health, we though we would share a couple of home remedies that use the power of fermenting for colds and flus. Make these syrups and tonics now to keep those winter germs at bay!
After a mild autumn, winter hit with a bang. This winter has been full of frosty mornings and rainy days. Chinese medicine associates winter with the Water element, Kidney Qi, the colour blue and the emotion of fear.
The health benefits of broths are far reaching, in fact Sally Fallon has written a 300 page book on the subject (we highly recommend it , you can find on the reception desk!) Bone broth is an amazing rich source of protein and minerals.
Chinese Medicine treatments for winter ailments. Winter has well and truly descended on us here in Melbourne and some of you might have started feeling sniffly and run down.
We’ve just passed the winter solstice, according to the philosophy of Chinese Medicine winter represents the utmost of Yin. In it’s very nature winter is a slow, dark, cool, inward moving season, all things Yin.