TCM: Meridians

TCM: Meridians

In TCM, the body has what are commonly called meridians or channels. Energy and Qi are thought to flow along the meridians. There are 12 Standard Meridians. These are channels connecting a primary organ (or body function) to the surface of the body, and through branch...

Wellness Benefits: Gynostemma

Today is Part 3 of our Belight Tea Wellness Benefits series. This week we’re exploring how the tea and herbs in Belight support total body wellness. The herb we’ll discover today is an adaptogen from Chinese Medicine known as Gynostemma pentaphyllum or in...

Wellness Benefits: Hemp and Cassia Seeds

Today is Part 2 of our Belight Tea Wellness Benefits series. This week, we’ll explore how the tea and herbs in Belight support total body wellness. Today we’re looking at Hemp Seeds and Cassia Seeds, the next two ingredients in Belight Tea. The seeds have some...

Endometriosis in TCM

Endometriosis can be the source of a lot of pain and suffering for women: heavy bleeding and very intense, sharp pain during their period, and possibly infertility. Endometriosis occurs when the endometrial tissue that normally only lines the uterus each month in...