The large intestine is responsible for absorbing water from indigestible food and transporting the useless waste material out of the body. However, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine, the large intestine is considered to be a functionally defined entity, not an organ.
Cleansing, either by eliminating things from your diet, introducing new things or clearing our spaces of unnecessary clutter, can be a supportive way to move into the next season. Cleansing by eliminating certain parts of your diet can be a great way to rid the body of any toxins that may have built up over time, healing and resetting our bodies for the new season.
When people think about getting healthier skin they do not often think of their thyroid gland. Most people do not realize the connection their thyroid has with their skin and as such will often neglect it. Your thyroid is in charge of a lot of things, most people know it for controlling your metabolism. What most people do not know is that your skin and thyroid are linked.