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- Fire Element – Summer

Fire Element – Summer

Summer “officially” began on the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. In Traditional Five Element Acupuncture the element Fire is the spark. Fire is associated with summer, creativity, abundant energy, light and warmth.

It’s the season of growth, creativity, expansion, enthusiasm for life and enjoying the company of others. The emotion of Fire is joy, passion and the sound is of laughter. Emotionally, a healthy Fire element balances expression and sensitivity.

Fire is the most Yang of the Elements, the peak of growth, maximum activity and the motion is upward. In the cycle of the seasons and Elements, the developing warmth of summer’s fire helps nourish Qi after the cold of winter and the intensity of Spring.

Fire is the most Yang of the Elements, the peak of growth, maximum activity and the motion is upward. In the cycle of the seasons and Elements, the developing warmth of summer’s fire helps nourish Qi after the cold of winter and the intensity of Spring.

Symptoms of an overactive Fire can be;- Headaches Dry Mucous Thirst and Dry Mouth Excessive Perspiration Rashes and Hives Insomnia and disturbed Sleep Agitation and explosive moods Nervous exhaustion Heartburn Restlessness Inappropriate and Uncontrolled laughter Anxiety

Symptoms of a deficiency of Fire:- Feeling cold and lethargic Emotionally flat Lacking joy Apathy Depression Insecurity Introverted

We all have the Fire Element within us, as we are all made up of the Five Elements, though some people are more Fire than others this is your Causative factor. Therefore these above expressions of the Fire element may resonate with you more.

To help you balance our Fire this summer contact Hannah on;- https://www.southwellacupuncture.co.uk/contact/

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