[column width=”1/1″ last=”true” title=”Winter wellness” title_type=”single” animation=”none” implicit=”true”] Cold and Flu/Mornington Winter Wellness – Power through Winter and avoid colds and flu with some simple healthy lifestyle tips to boost your immune system. This time of year can be difficult. As we pass the halfway mark of winter, getting through this bitterly cold weather and moving ever slowly towards spring
Winter is not just the main time for colds and flu’s. The changing from the cool water element of winter to the warmer wood element of spring can leave one’s body open to what we call a pathogenic wind attack, leading to the well-known symptoms of cold and flu. In Chinese medicine, there are various types of common cold.
Autumn is the season of harvesting and relates to the metal element in Traditional Chinese Medicine. The metal element comprises of the Large Intestines and the Lungs which also include the nose and throat. This is the time to support and nurture our Lungs as a great way to help prevent colds and flu’s that seem to be more prevalent during
Autumn is here and how glorious the consistent warm soft sunshine has been, what a lovely way to transition into a new season. The air is crisp at sunset and the mornings are darker, a gentle reminder to shift our habits for the cooler weather ahead. In Chinese Medicine practice the seasons give us an opportunity to strengthen the organs. In