The season of winter in Chinese medicine is represented by the element of water. Winter energies are the most yin (cold, dark, slow, inward), and relate to rest, introspection, darkness, germination and fertility. Winter, of all the seasons, especially in ancient times, was the most challenging season to our survival. If you find yourself feeling apathetic or depressed in the winter months, maybe a reframing is in order? If you understand that it is natural for your body to require more rest and nourishment, and for your spirit to need more reflective introspection you are actually in balance with the flow of the season.
Winter Wellness: Body, Mind, Spirit
I would like to give you all a few pearls that I have learned through the years to assist you, to be able to rise above, and shine through, the darkness of winter.
Behave | A Brief Homage to Bay Laurel Essential Oil
Featured as a key ingredient in our Behave hair pomade, the essential oil of Bay Laurel is both antiseptic and antibiotic. Bay Laurel can protect wounds from infection, and inhibit the growth of bacteria. The astringent properties are able to prevent hair loss by strengthening the bond between the hair’s...