Spring Has Sprung in Perfect Harmony

Mar 19 , 2018

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Spring Has Sprung in Perfect Harmony

When the Spring Equinox arrives on March 20, day and night are exactly equal, and the universal yin and yang energies are perfectly balanced both on Earth and inside our bodies ... A solar term is...

With Spring Approaching, Detoxing Is a Good Idea

Mar 06 , 2018

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With Spring Approaching, Detoxing Is a Good Idea

In traditional Chinese medicine, spring is the season to detox. During this season, the Chinese recommend avoiding red meat, cutting out alcohol, and reducing sugar intake, as these all cause “hea...

The 5,000-Year History of Roses for Beauty

Feb 21 , 2018

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The 5,000-Year History of Roses for Beauty

Did you know, roses have been known since antiquity as the Queen of Flowers for their profound and diverse skincare benefits? Ancient Egyptians used to boil down roses to make cosmetics and healin...

How the Spring Rains Support Weight Loss

Feb 21 , 2018

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How the Spring Rains Support Weight Loss

As the sun draws nearer and warms the earth, snows recede and rain increases, but this rainwater is very gentle, so as not to harm the fragile sprouts that signal spring’s emergence ... A solar ...

How to Nourish Yourself During the Pre-Spring Season

Feb 04 , 2018

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How to Nourish Yourself During the Pre-Spring Season

With Spring Begins comes the end of the calendar cycle. It also marks the end of the yearly cycle of five elements—water, wood, fire, earth, and metal. A solar term is a period of about two weeks ...