Summer Solstice – Xiàzhì 夏至

Summer Solstice – Xiàzhì 夏至

As the longest day and shortest night of the year, Summer Solstice, also known as Xiàzhì, is significant across cultures and throughout history. It symbolises the transition from spring to summer, marking the arrival of a season filled with...

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Grain In Ear

Grain In Ear – Mángzhòng 芒种

Today (June 7th) is Mángzhòng 芒种, also known as 'Grain In Ear'. Mángzhòng is the ninth solar term, which occurs annually c. June 7th. It signifies the period when crops, especially grain crops like wheat and barley, enter the...

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Jing-well points

Jing-Well Points

Jing-well points are a group of acupuncture points located at the tips of the fingers and toes, where there is little flesh. The qi at these points is considered to be shallow and narrow, yet dynamic—pouring forth like a spring or well.

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