Month: February 2017

Cloud shaped in a heart

Heart Afire: The Fire Element

February 20, 2017 / Comments Off on Heart Afire: The Fire Element

The organs in Chinese medicine are more than just a physical representation. The organs include not only their physiological function, but also their mental, emotional, spiritual and elemental qualities that align with nature and the seasons. Let’s explore the heart. The heart season is summer, and heart is considered the most yang: hot, bountiful and…

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Heart shape in a bush

Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

February 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Valentine’s Day, TCM and Heart Health

Every February men all over the world flock to the local flower shops and jewelry stores in search of the perfect bouquet or piece of jewelry to express their undying love to their significant other. Why?  Nobody knows for certain, but there are at least a couple of theories. One theory is a Catholic priest,…

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