Our menstrual cycle consists of 4 distinct phases beginning with our ‘menstruation’ or the first day of our bleed.
Menstruation: Lasts 3-7days | Keyword is ‘Nurture’ | Energy is Yin (receptive) | Season is Winter | Element is Air
Follicular: Lasts 7-10 days | Keyword is ‘Vigor’ | Energy is Yang (active) | Season is Spring | Element is Fire
Ovulation: Lasts 3-4 days | Keyword is ‘Weave’ | Energy is Yang (active) | Season is Summer | Element is Earth
Luteal: Lasts 10-14 days | Keyword is ‘Nest’ | Element is Yin (receptive)| Season is Autumn | Element is Water