Miso, a fermented soybean paste traditionally used in Japanese cooking, is a wonderful bridge to help the body attune to the growing yin during fall.
In Chinese Medicine winter is the time for energy conservation, the drawing within and storage of energy.
Fall is a great time to get back into your acupuncture routine, especially if you suffer from colds, pneumonia, asthma, depression, fatigue, arthritis, or any condition that worsen in the winter month.
For people suffering from seasonal allergies, this time of year comes with not so pleasant side-effects of runny or stuffy noses, itchy watering eyes, and sneezing. On top of that, medication to help alleviate these symptoms often leaves people feeling sleepy and foggy-headed.