To understand how Chinese herbs balance the individual we need to introduce another concept the Chinese have held for centuries, that is, the theory of Yin and Yang.
In nutrition circles, there is an ongoing debate about the importance of pH in the body. In normal human physiology there are variations in acidity or alkalinity in different areas, from the strong acidity of stomach acid to an equally strong alkalinity in the small intestine where bicarbonate is released. Your blood stays at an […]
In a previous post on light therapy we discussed the healing power of sunlight and how we derive nourishment from the sun. Just as we require vitamin sunlight (for vitamin D, among other things) the Earth itself provides a form of nourishment that we can refer to as vitamin Earth. Traditional Chinese medicine describes two […]