Autumn/Metal Season Support Foods

Autumn/Metal Season Support Foods

Autumn/Metal Season Support Foods include:

Sulphur Veggies—Radish, Leek, Celery, Watercress, Cabbage, Cauliflower, Cucumber, Daikon, Garlic, Ginger, Iceberg Lettuce, Kolrabi, Lotus Root, Onion, Mustard Green, Rapini, Turnip, Tempeh, Rice, Taro, Great Northern Bean, Navy Bean, White Potato, Peach, Pear.

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”  Hippocrates

“That which tonifies (supplies) when taken in moderation, will sedate (drain) when taken in excess: quantity changes quality”      John Garvey Five Phases of Food

Autumn/Metal Season is the time of harvest when things die off and go back into the ground.

Autumn/Metal Season is related to the Lung/Large Intestine Organ Meridians

The taste that supports Lung/Large Intestine is pungent.

Learn More About Seasonal Support!

The JetLag/Insomnia Class is useful to learn Horary Acupressure Points to gently press and support our body, mind, emotions, spirit during the day year-round!

Also, Soul Lightening International’s Advanced Clinical Acupressure 2: Meridians (prerequisite Clinical Acupressure 1: Basic Applications)

Taken from Values & 5-Elements Coursework.

Spring/Wood Season Support Foods

Spring/Wood Season Support Foods

Spring/Wood Season Support Foods Include:

Sour Foods, Tart Fruits, Citrus Fruits, Grapefruit Juice, Healthy Oils/Fats are good for liver–create insulation & ability to buffer stress.  Steamed Dark Greens, Broccoli, Carrots, Green Peppers, Zucchini, Avocado, Lettuces, Pickles, Olives, Chicken Liver Pate, Chicken (free range)=Blood-Building Tonic, Sour Yoghurt, Pastas, Wheat, Barley, Oats, Rye, Spelt(Russian wheat), Green Lentils,Brazil Nuts, Cashews, Mayo, Butter, Strawberries, Sour Plums, Sour Apples, Sour Cherries, Crab apples, Hibiscus, Cheeses, Wheat, Oats, Barley, Split Pea, Mung, Green Lentil, Artichoke, Lettuce, Parsley, Pea, Rhubarb, Snap Bean, Zucchini, String Bean, Vinegar.

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”  Hippocrates

“That which tonifies (supplies) when taken in moderation, will sedate (drain) when taken in excess: quantity changes quality”      John Garvey Five Phases of Food

Spring/Wood is the time of year that we burst forward with plans and activities with childlike enthusiasm. Everything is green and fresh and alive. Our dreams are realized. It is a creative time unless repressed then can be aggressive and anger may arise. We need to be able to ask for what we need. Flexibility is key, like the willow tree.

Spring/Wood Season relates to the Liver and Gallbladder Organ Meridians

The Taste that supports Liver/Gall Bladder is Sour

Learn More About Seasonal Support!

The JetLag/Insomnia Class is useful to learn Horary Acupressure Points to gently press and support our body, mind, emotions, spirit during the day year-round!

Also, Soul Lightening International’s Advanced Clinical Acupressure 2: Meridians (prerequisite Clinical Acupressure 1: Basic Applications)

Taken from Values & 5-Elements Coursework.

Winter/Water Season Supporting Foods

Winter/Water Season Supporting Foods

Winter/Water Season Supporting Foods include:

Seaweed, Eggs, Kelp, Pinto Beans, Aduki Beans, Kidney Beans, Buckwheat, Beets, Water Chestnut, Cranberries, Blueberries, Blackberries, Purple Grapes, Watermelon, Shellfish, Dulse, Kale, Mushroom.

“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food”  Hippocrates

“That which tonifies (supplies) when taken in moderation, will sedate (drain) when taken in excess: quantity changes quality”      John Garvey Five Phases of Food

Winter is the quiet time of year where we go inside and allow ourselves to regenerate. Meditate. One must look after yourself and be responsible for your own condition. Rest. Exercise. Diet, Security.

Winter/Water Season relates to the Kidney/Bladder Organ Meridians.

The Taste that supports Kidney/Bladder is salty.

Other Seasonal Suggestions:

Here are many other supportive suggestions for Winter/”Water” Time of Year

The JetLag/Insomnia Class is useful to learn Horary Acupressure Points to gently press and support our body, mind, emotions, spirit during the day year-round!

Also, Soul Lightening International’s Advanced Clinical Acupressure 2: Meridians (prerequisite Clinical Acupressure 1: Basic Applications)

Taken from Values & 5-Elements Coursework.