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Winter with Chinese medicine – Nature & Health
Winter with Chinese medicine. This article was written by Doctor of Chinese medicine Shura Ford for Nature and health magazine for their Winter wellness special issue. The seasons play a pivotal role in Chinese medicine philosophy and adapting to the seasons is always encouraged.
Winter with Chinese medicine
Winter is a dormant season, we see nature become cooler and slower. Plants and animals move inwards to protect themselves from the elements. In Winter humans also display these characteristics. Our Qi moves inwards to protect our internal energies and to protect against the invasion of cold pathogenic energy form the environment.
This article appeared in the June-July 2018 issue of Nature & Health, Australia’s original and best natural health magazine. Read the full text here.