Category Archives: Winter

Fermenting for Colds and Flus

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!

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Emotions of Winter

 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.

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How to Make Stock and Broth

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.

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Winter Solstice

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.

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Six Weeks in Walcha

Spending six weeks practicing in a different environment, has given me a strong reminder of a great strength of Chinese Medicine; the notion that we are always at one with our environment.

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