Is There a Spiritual Side to Fibroids? (5min Read)
Fibroids can be described as a collection of waste that builds up in the uterus. The uterus is an organ responsible for perhaps the greatest event that takes place – birth! As women, we receive seed, harbour and nourish it until it is time to give birth to it.
Every month our bodies are designed to prepare to receive this seed, when this doesn’t happen, our uterus sheds tissue lining, releasing unused eggs, in preparation for another cycle. It’s fair to say women are by nature built to create and give birth to life.
However there is a spiritual side to this which enables women to harness creativity and give birth to new ideas. The problem arises when we feel we cannot give birth to new energy, or fulfil dreams and hopes.
Just as a plant needs to be nurtured in order to survive, the same goes for women and the creative energies we hold. When we go through life with unmanifested dreams, it can start to build up as regret, shame, anger and guilt. And rather than letting these emotions go so we can be renewed and ready to receive new ideas, they instead get embedded deeper in the depths of our soul, our minds and our uterus!
So what’s the solution? There is no quick fix, but just by simply acknowledging that we have dreams inside us that need to be nurtured, it can be a major step unto the right path of healing. Don’t let your dreams, hopes and talents go to waste. Rather sit and reflect and ask yourself if there are any regrets you have in life. If so, put pen to paper and begin by writing out what those regrets are so they don’t build up inside you and become accumulated toxins.
Energetics of Fibroids
Understanding the energy of conditions, helps us to correctly apply the specific herbs and correct treatment protocol.
By energetics we are referring to the character of a herb or a condition, how it behaves in the body and the impact or influence it has on the organs.
Fibroids is a collection cysts consisting of smooth muscle tissue which by its very nature means it has a moist and damp characteristics. Because fibroids sometimes form in clusters, it has a tendency to congest or stagnate the uterus making movement rigid, and sometimes leading to clots.
Hence, the energetics of fibroids can be described as damp and moist, leading to stagnation and irregular blood flow.
So what’s the solution? Try to implement foods that help nourish the uterus instead of adding to the damp energy. For example, as great as fruits are, they are cooling and moistening in nature, so overdoing the fruits won’t be a good idea whilst we’re on the road to recovery. Adding more spices to your foods which are warming such as cinnamon, ginger and cardamom can go a long way to improving circulation in the uterus. I’m wishing you a positive and successful road to overcoming fibroids!
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