Category Archives: five element

Welcome Spring!

Spring is the time for growth.  Wood is the element associated with Spring.  The ability to make a plan and put it into action is what the Wood element is all about.  If you feel you are stuck and cannot move forward in any aspect of your life, you may need a little help from…
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tips for a healthy spleen

What is the importance of the Spleen to one’s digestive health? Chinese medicine agrees with Western medicine that the Spleen plays a big part in maintaining the immune system and blood cells. However, Chinese medicine recognizes that these functions are strongly related to the Spleen being a key organ of the digestive system and maintaining…
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video on five element acupuncture

There are lots of different styles of acupuncture. At Beaches Acupuncture & Wellness Center, we use Five Element Acupuncture as a basis for our treatment. Here is a short video from the Academy for Five Element Acupuncture, where we studied, sharing the beautiful foundation for our work.