October 02, 2018
How Diet can Contribute to Mental-Emotional Problems in Chinese Medicine
I love oranges. Okay, maybe “love” is too strong a word but I really appreciate them and endeavour to have one almost every day. They’re sweet, yet tart, and for me, they’re a real mess to eat, with juice running everywhere – which is a a great practice for me with letting go! So, besides the delightful sensory experience of eating oranges, how are they beneficial for your health?
In Chinese Medicine, they have a cooling thermal nature and a sweet and sour flavour. It may be beneficial for:
I see now why they were such an appropriate fruit to have at the end of sporting matches on a hot summer’s day!
If you are having issues with any of the above and would like some assistance with it, please feel free to get in touch with us for some acupuncture or Chinese herbal medicine treatment.
Pitchford, P. (2002) Healing with whole foods, North Atlantic Books, California.