The Five Constitutional Elements

The Five Constitutional Elements

The Five Constitutional Elements The Five Constitutional Elements “The Five Elements are the basic energies of the universe and they are reflected in thehuman body and mind. They are Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal and Water. Each Element has itsown characteristics and...
Build Breast Milk with Chinese Medicine

Build Breast Milk with Chinese Medicine

Build Breast Milk with Chinese Medicine Apr 11, 2022 Milk doesn’t flow easily and abundantly for some mothers & there can be various reasons for this. From a Chinese Medicine framework, It is understood that a woman’s menstrual blood is converted into breast milk...
Foods for Recovery in the Golden Month

Foods for Recovery in the Golden Month

Foods for Recovery in the Golden Month Apr 08, 2022 In the Chinese Medicine Tradition, the first four to six week period, up to 100 days, post birth is known as the Golden Month, zuo yue zi, or ‘sitting the month’. This is a common practice across many traditions and...
What’s a CV/GV block?

What’s a CV/GV block?

What’s a CV/GV Block? Dec 23, 2021 What’s a CV/GV block? Feeling exhausted, like a hollow vessel, just bobbing above water, easily pushed to tears or just surviving life…. Not feeling like you’re energy ever returned since a traumatic experience, sexual abuse,...
A 5 Element Road Map Out Of Lockdown

A 5 Element Road Map Out Of Lockdown

A Five Element Road Map Out of Lockdown Oct 21, 2021 Holly Brocklebank – 5 Element Acupuncturist We entered our second lockdown and are re-emerging in Spring, the season of rebirth, not returning to the old, but are collectively re-birthing forward into the next...
8 Reasons To Use Acupressure For Birth

8 Reasons To Use Acupressure For Birth

Eight Reasons to use acupressure for birth Jun 14, 2021 The Power of Acupressure So you’re committed to natural pain relief options for your birth and have heard that acupressure could be a great option. Great choice as acupressure is a powerful hands on tool where...