Living by the Seasons is key to health and longevity. When move with cycles, we increase our energy, when work against them we lose energy.
Summer – Full Expansion – Heart, Increase Connections and Creativity
Fall – Introspection – Protect Lungs, Build Immunity
Winter – Hibernation – Building Reserves Tonify Kidneys
Spring – Detoxification – Cleanse Liver & Gallbladder, change unwanted patterns
Spring is Best time to:
⦁ Drop excess weight (Dampness), lean down after hibernation
⦁ Cleanse Liver and Gallbladder, even if have no symptoms
⦁ Start a new project or goal
⦁ Let go of what no longer serves you
⦁ Increase movement
⦁ Higher percentage of raw foods (especially in warmer climates), sprouts, young greens, and a more vegetable-based diet.
⦁ Dandelion, watercress, arugula, mung beans, seaweeds
⦁ Lightest meals and simplest cooking of the year.
⦁ Quickly sauté or steam vegetables so that they are partially raw. Focus on sweet and pungent flavors while limiting salty and heavy foods.
Herbs for Spring
Wu Wei Zi (schizandra berry)
⦁ Safe long-term liver detoxifier and protector.
⦁ Beauty benefits. Plumps up and hydrates the skin.
⦁ Increases sexual fluids and sensitivity.
⦁ Safe long-tern liver detoxifier
Liver Cleansing Broth
1 head of cabbage
2 celery sticks
2 russet potatoes
Chop and put in a big pot. Cover with water. Bring to a boil and simmer for 45 min.
Add 1 bunch parsley and 1 clove garlic and simmer an additional 5 min. Strain and serve.
Recommended Treatments and Packages
(discounted prices with Heather’s Program)
⦁ Endermologie ($75), Slimming Package ($99)
⦁ Schizandra (Wu Wei Zi), Shu Gan Wan (Liver detox), Qing Dan Hua Shi Pian (stones), Jiang Dan Gu Chun Pian (cholesterol)
⦁ Slimming Package ($99), Ear Magnets ($15)
⦁ Weightloss Pills
Allay soreness, protect against injuries
⦁ Acupuncture ($70), 60 min massage ($70)
⦁ Yunnan Paiyao
Increase Stamina, build muscle and strength
⦁ Acupuncture ($70)
⦁ Deer Antler Drops, Ant Drops