Springtime & Chinese Medicine
As we enjoy the evermore present sunshine, warmer weather, and longer daylight hours, our bodies undergo a similar awakening as the natural systems in our beautiful Montana environments.
“Spring is nature’s way of saying, ‘Let’s Party!“
A Few Ways to Assist Our Liver Function This Spring
After indulging in substantial, hearty meals thought out the winter, springtime is the time for cleansing and detoxifying the body to promote healthy digestion. In Chinese Medicine, the color of spring energy is green, just like the foods we should be eating to nourish our bodies for the change in season. Leafy greens are a wonderful place to start when transiting from a winter to spring diet. Foods like kale, arugula, basil, lettuce, sprouts and asparagus strengthen the Liver resulting in healthy digestion, the free flow of qi, and nourishment of the organs.
While exiting the long months of feeling the chill and stationary sensations of winter, getting outside to indulge in the fresh air and sunlight does wonders for helping us in replenishing qi. Doing stretches, Qi Gong, or yoga outdoors energizes the body helping us to remain healthy and balanced. Making simple changes like these to your daily routine can make a significant difference in your overall wellness.
Spiritual Spring Cleaning
Take Care of Your Gall Bladder
Setting New Intentions & Aspirations
Spring is a time of renewal and revitalization – a time to start something new. By focusing our energy onto new tasks and endeavors, our qi moves easily throughout the system and we cultivate our creativity and readiness for changes and new beginnings.
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