The energy of springtime is one of new beginnings, fresh energy, the birthing of the new, and a yang energy of expansion and upward/outward growth. After the dormant, yin state of winter, where energy is conserved and protected during the cold and stillness, the warmth and movement of spring begins the stirrings of the life force within us. Our bodily systems wake up slowly at first, building energy and momentum as the days become longer, brighter, and warmer.
Pregnancy is an exciting time as new life develops in a woman's body! Many changes occur during pregnancy, and we would like to provide you with some simple and basic concepts that can help you have a healthy and enjoyable pregnancy, postpartum and breastfeeding experience. We consider the cornerstones of a healthy pregnancy to be a nutrient rich, varied diet, proper hydration, mindfulness, good quality sleep, a quiet and peaceful living environment, and moderate exercise. We have also included an array of our products to support the new mother.
There is widespread new awareness and interest in cleansing and detoxification programs, especially in the springtime when the weather warms up and people have more energy and motivation to make positive change in their lives. You may wonder, are all these cleanses great for the body, or are there some drawbacks and even potential harm to some or most of these detox approaches? In this article, we certainly advise discernment, and educate you on how the body actually detoxifies, so that your approach to cleansing is not only productive, but at times, enjoyable!
A big reason for our passion here at Shen Blossom for herbal formulas and functional foods is self-sufficiency. In addition to our focus on prevention of illness through proactively cultivating radiant health, which is the first goal of Japanese herbalism, we choose to prepare ourselves and our families for whatever life may bring our way to handle any unforeseen situation with ease and know-how.