Kidney disharmonies and imbalances are the heart of many people’s fertility struggles. The kidneys, when combined with the liver, form the root of how hormones are developed and move throughout the body. The kidneys themselves govern our growth and development as well as our reproductive potential. And the kidneys are also one of the only systems that have a predictable pattern of change throughout our lifetimes.
Yin deficiency signs are pretty clear:
- flushing face
- night sweats
- hot flashes
- dry throat
- racing thoughts when you try to go to bed at night
- sore back
- ringing ears/tinnitus
You know what this sounds like? Menopause. Or for some women, menstruation. Or others just…life.
You see, women are mostly yin. We are yin to the masculine yang. So yin deficiency tends to be a bit more obvious in us. Maybe that’s why in my practice this recipe is the one I tend to recommend the most.
So why is it that this simple tonic can be so helpful for women? Read on.(more…)