Seasonal Pivots- Earth Element
Posted: September 12, 2019
Ripe fruit hangs heavily from the bough, humidity ways heavy in the air, and your own mind and body may feel heavy in the heat of August. These are how the season of the Earth element often show up. Read about the significance of this element and some tips to stay comfortable through this short season.
The burning of mugwort has an odor that is sweet and earthy, belying it’s relation to sage. Having a soothing effect overall, moxabustion warms areas of poor circulation, reduces inflammation from injuries, and can be used to either increase qi or disperse qi from an area of the body, as needed.