Yin September 18 2014

A concept of Chinese Medicine derived from and inseparable from Eastern philosophy.

 

SCIENCE

In herbalism and Skin Care, Yin represents such qualities as moisture, cooling, softness, nurturing, night and calm. Yin-tonifying herbs are hydrating, cooling, nutritive and nurturing.

HISTORY

Yin is represented by the dark half of the well-known symbol and, together with Yang, conceptualizes the constant interplay of apparently opposing forces that create both the movement and the balance of the universe (our world) and each person and thing within it.