Worry to Stability
Symptoms involve the Spleen and Stomach Meridians
Out of Balance
Physical Symptoms: acid-reflux, hiatal hernia, blood sugar issues, pancreatitis, ulcers, excessive belching, indigestion.
Mental symptoms: chronic worrying, obsessive-compulsive behavior, or over-thinking.
The stabilizing energy of the earth is about processing and transformation; the time you give yourself to digest your food, your experiences, your life. This stabilizing energy allows for mental clarity, focus, and a sense of practicality and groundedness.
Food as Medicine [Manganese/ Zinc]
Anything slightly sweet or bland, artichoke, squashes, corn on the cob, apples, coconut, cantaloupe, bananas; marjoram, anise, caraway seeds; chicken soup, chard, collard greens, spinach, chickpeas.
Meditation, prayer, 5 minutes to daydream, journaling, cloud watching
Take time out to reflect and integrate, chew more, eat soups during change of season