The vernal equinox celebrates a time of rebirth and new beginnings, this emergent energy signifies a transition and symbolic renewal, a planting of new seeds of creativity and expansion.
Wood is the element that flourishes in springtime and it’s no surprise that green is the colour associated with this verdant energy and can be used as a healing colour to wear or visualise in it’s associated organ the liver. People with strong wood energy have clear visions and goals and are great at planning and decision making too. When this element is weak indecision prevails and there’s a distinct a lack of direction and mental confusion.
The organs that fall under the influence of the wood element are the liver and its partner the gallbladder. When liver Qi is congested temperaments are volatile and we can become arrogant and hostile with a tendency toward angry out bursts, frustration and irritation. Imbalance can also make these personalities addicted to work, alcohol and drugs. Physical signs like migraines, digestive issues such as bloating and flatulence and inflammation such as sinus problems are all indications of congestion and imbalance. So, take the bull by the horns… it’s a perfect time to detox and tune your sluggish body back into balance.