Earthen Heart Blog

How to Use Moxibustion

Moxa or moxibustion is an Asian medicine technique utilized to deeply warm acupuncture points and/or areas of the body.  Moxa is made up of the mugwort plant.  The mugwort plant is known for its special deeply warming abilities, particularly when used in the form of moxibustion- as an external heat source. Chances are that...

Asian Medicine Wisdom for Postpartum Care

  *The postpartum mother and baby are strengthened, nourished, and protected by a warm and breeze free home!  If the house is breezy be sure to seal window’s, or take other preventative measures.  Encourage the mom to stay inside at home for as long as is possible to protect her and to rebuild her...

Self Empowerment through Living in Harmony with the Seasons

When we strive to live in balance with seasonal energetics, there is a source of self-empowerment at our fingertips. This is because it is strengthening the body and deepens the connection to its surroundings to learn one’s innate connection with the seasons. When lifestyle habits are not in balance with the seasonal energetic, it...