Fire and the Season of Summer

summer flowers like fire

Seasons / August 17, 2018

In Five Element Acupuncture, Fire is the name of the energy that resonates with the season of summer. Time stands still in the heat of summer. The work of spring is done and there is nothing left to do but relax and enjoy the warmth. The Fire Element is about the present moment. The spirit […]

The Five Elements

The 5 Elements: Fire, Earth, Metal, Water, Wood

Five Elements / August 3, 2018

The study of the 5 elements is the study of relationships in nature. It is, along with yin and yang, the basic philosophy of traditional Chinese medicine. The ancient Chinese observed these relationships in nature, and applied them to their understanding of the human body. The five elements, Fire, Earth, Metal, Water and Wood, are […]